Main Attractions and Sights in Jyväskylä

There are many places to visit in Jyvaskyla and hence, it could be quite a challenge identifying the most important spots. Given below are a few important places of interest, as far as this city is concerned.

The Pedestrian Precinct
This is perhaps the best place where people can sit down and spend some cool time eating or just relaxing. It affords the tourist, a wonderful sight of the various types of people, who make up this great city.

Harju Ridge
The Harju Ridge, without any doubt, is a wonderful place for the people who wish to climb it. It has a reasonably difficult slope and hence, climbing it is much difficult, than what it appears. Once you have finished climbing the ridge and still have some time to spend, you could pay a visit to the famous Natural History Museum and also the highly popular Summer Theater. You will get a beautiful view of the city from the History Museum apart from enjoying the observation tower.

The Church Park
The Church Park is sought after by those who wish to spend a quite day with friends and relatives, lazing around in the park. It is filled with beautiful flowers and trees and makes a perfect setting for all those who wish to spend some quite time with their families.

Alva Alto Museum
This is another famous and well known museum, which was constructed in the year 1961. This museum is a must see for all those who are desirous of knowing more about the culture, art and tradition, of this country. They give a good idea about the history of Finland during the Aalto’s white period, so to say. The great thing about this museum is that it is made from the best of porcelain and surely is a masterpiece, from the artistic point of view.

Apart from the above stated places, it would also be pertinent to mention here that this region is also well known for the best of Finnish motor rallies and some of the most renowned World Rally Championships are held here.

It is also a city that is virtually surrounded by lakes on all sides and hence, for those who are looking for scenic beauty, there is no denying the fact that this is the place, one should be in. For example, one of the most famous lake Paijanne is situated around 147 kilometers from the city.

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