Kuva: Skata, Vanhakaupunki - Pietarsaari vanha tiilinen piha talo talot puutalot katu hiekkakatu - Kuvapankki
Kuvaaja: Kari Rantanen / Nro: 382588 / Albumi: Arkkitehtuuriset muodot ja pinnat / Architectural shapes and surfaces / Kuvapankki - Kuvatoimisto Vastavalo.net
In Finland you can see beautiful wooden arcitecture because we have so much forests. By the see they have saved really oldfashion houses and it is so beautiful to see.towns like Kristiinankaupunki, Porvoo, Kotka, Hamina, Tammisaari, Helsinki, Naantali, are full of these buildings.
The Island Town of Artisans, Fishermen and Sailors This wooden town at the West Coast of Finland is known for the fact that it is Finlands smallest. It is very rare for a Finnish town to have preserved most of its old wooden houses. Kaskinen was founded in 1785 on an island by King Gustav III of Sweden and since then it has been one of the most important harbours of Finland. www.visitkaskinen.fi
NAANTALI, is a city in south-western Finland, known as one of the most important tourist centres of the country. One of the oldest towns in Finland, Naantali was founded around the mediaeval Brigittine convent Vallis gratiae, the church of which still dominates its skyline. The charter was signed by King Christopher of Sweden, the then ruler of Finland, in 1443