Architecture and historical milieus
Travellers to the Jyväskylä Region are in for a treat when it comes to the unique architecture and historical milieus. Get acquainted with the centuries-old church architecture, the works of internationally renowned designer and architect Alvar Aalto, or the sites of Wivi Lönn, Finland’s first independent female architect. The idyllic, historical milieus like Old Keuruu and Toivola’s old courtyard in Jyväskylä beckon visitors to peek into the life of yesteryear as well as enjoy the restaurants, cafés and shopping opportunities.
Capital city of Alvar Aalto’s architecture
UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Jyväskylä Region
Wivi Lönn’s Jyväskylä
Suolahti Old Station
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