Uusikaupunki (Uusikaupunki – new city, the old Russian name – Nishtadt) – the municipality and one of the oldest cities in Finland. Founded in 1617 by the Swedish king Gustav II. Uusikaupunki – sea port, located on the coast of the Archipelago Sea. In 1721 in Nishtadte it signed a Treaty of Nystad between Sweden and Russia.
The charming coastal town of Uusikaupunki is proud of its seafaring tradition, and in the 19th century, the local fleet was the second largest in Finland. This tradition is highlighted in numerous museums on relevant topics; You can learn more by visiting the local harbor in the old town. Today, there is a wonderful guest harbor Pakkahuone, three times elected the best in Finland. Guests can also take a cruise in the archipelago to the lighthouse Isokari and island fort Katanpyaa. Or enjoy a walk on the 100 year old schooner Joanna Saturna bagornoy or 23-meter brigantine Mary Ann.
The city itself, you can explore if you pass on the boardwalk chetyrёhkilometrovomu cultural history. Among other attractions, you can highlight a windmill park Myullyumyaki and the Church of St. Olav. Week Crucell or week woodwind is held annually and attracts visitors from all over Finland and from abroad.