Old wooden house district in the town centre
The wooden houses of Uusikaupunki – the largest Empire-style wooden house district in Finland
The centre of Uusikaupunki is alive with more than 600 pastel-coloured wooden houses spanning more than 40 blocks. According to the Finnish Heritage Agency, the large wooden house district in Uusikaupunki is one of the best-preserved Empire-style wooden towns in Finland – and these 19th century houses are still used as homes. You can even stay in the area at one of the wooden houses, e.g. at Amanda, Olga or Ruustinna – even the names radiate the houses’ cosy atmosphere. During the summer, the guided Wooden houses and gardens walking tours will take visitors to admire some of the beautiful gardens and enjoy a cup of coffee.
A flea market event open to the public is held on 3rd of September. In addition to great flea market finds, you can enjoy beautiful gardens around town. They do say that a garden is a friend you can visit any time.