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Juselius Mausoleum

Maantiekatu 46, Pori 28120, Finland
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Monument of Fathers love for his young Daughter

This mausoleum lies in the peaceful cemetery of Käppärä, just 10-15 minutes walk forom the city... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
TommiFromFinland
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Pori, Finland
Unique place in the city of Pori

This is an interesting and beautiful building in the middle of Käppärä cemetery. The guide gave us... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Sari L
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Kangasala, Finland
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Maantiekatu 46, Pori 28120, Finland
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This mausoleum lies in the peaceful cemetery of Käppärä, just 10-15 minutes walk forom the city center. Built By a businessman for his daughter who diesd just 11 years old it was originally painted By frescos done By one of the most known Finnish painters...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is an interesting and beautiful building in the middle of Käppärä cemetery. The guide gave us a very profound and informative presentation of mauseleum's history, the artists who have done it and the construction work.

Thank Sari L
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Historical and spiritual place. Very nice painting in the wall and good story, if you there in guide present.

Thank Esa L
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

One of the most beautiful memory mark what dad can do for hiis daughters grave. Died only eleven years old.

Thank Johanna B
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

Easy to reach in town, at a beautiful cemetary. Impressive wall paintings of Gallén-Kallela, inspired by the Finnish national epic Kalevala. The mausoleum erected for the builder´s daughter who died young and the is situated is to be seen in the crypt below. A visit...More

Thank Andy63Merikarvia
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Akseli Gallen-Kallela was a Art Nuveau artist of national pride. This mausoleum for a small girl is an art master piece.

Thank 454Sten
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

.Juselius Mausoleum (Finnish: Juseliuksen mausoleumi) is one of the most famous sights in Pori, Finland, located at the 1884 opened Käppärä Cemetery. It is the only mausoleum in Finland and was completed in 1903. There You can see frescoes painted by Akseli Gallen-Kallela. Best visiting...More

Thank Marjukka L
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Reviewed 30 April 2016

This 1903 built mausoleum is very attractive and even nationally unique. The interior includes 6 frescoes that were originally painted by a well-known Finnish artist. Worth to visit when you're in town.

Thank Milje
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

I didn't expect this mausoleum to be as nice as it was. The frescoes inside as well as a guide pleasantly surprised me. Hearing the history behing the mausoleum was really nice. The guide is probably only going to be there during summer and I'm...More

1  Thank NoWordsOfWisdom
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Reviewed 31 July 2013

Mausoleum with an interesting story - nothing political this time. Great frescoes painted and repainted by one of Finland's greatest artists. In the middle of Käppärä cemetary.

1  Thank finnscouser
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