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Säynätsalo town hall, photo: Keijo Penttinen

Welcome to the capital city of Alvar Aalto!

In Jyväskylä, city of lakes and hills in the heart of Central Finland, you’ll find the largest number of masterful buildings in the whole world designed by the world-famous architect and academician Alvar Aalto. The impressive portfolio of 28 locations includes, for instance, the Alvar Aalto Museum, Muurame Church and Säynätsalo Town Hall, which is regarded as one of Aalto’s finest works.

Alvar Aalto also went to school, started a family and began his illustrious career in Jyväskylä. Indeed, the city of Jyväskylä is home to Aalto creations from the very start of his career right through to designs from his final years. In Jyväskylä you’ll tread in the master’s footsteps from classicism to functionalism and from architecture in brick to monumentalism!

Explore in detail what the city of Alvar Aalto has to offer in terms of experiences, locations and events – let Jyväskylä’s unique architecture thrill and enchant you!


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