8 Sights in Västerås, Sweden (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Västerås, Sweden. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Västerås, Sweden.

Sightseeing Tours in Västerås

1. Minnesmärke

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On 26 December 2004, at 07:58:53 local time (UTC+7), a major earthquake with a magnitude of 9.1–9.3 Mw struck with an epicentre off the west coast of northern Sumatra, Indonesia. The undersea megathrust earthquake, known by the scientific community as the Sumatra–Andaman earthquake, was caused by a rupture along the fault between the Burma Plate and the Indian Plate, and reached a Mercalli intensity up to IX in some areas.

Wikipedia: 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami (EN)

2. Djäkneberget

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Ridge Mountain is a park area located in the inner city in the west. This area is about 500 meters long and 250 meters wide. The park is located high up the hill overlooking, among other things, the cathedral, town hall, razor and part of the melt. Adjacent to the park is djdnederbergsolkestudio, a folk school founded in 1894 that now has Western public secondary schools and Western art schools.

Wikipedia: Djäkneberget (SV)

3. Västerås Flygmuseum

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Västerås Flygmuseum is a museum dedicated to flight and aviation history. It is located in Västerås, in an old hangar at Västerås Airport in Sweden, located 100 km west of the capital city, but inside Västerås city limits. It was created in the CVV Hangar at the former Swedish Air Force base "F1-Hässlö" in 1997.

Wikipedia: Västerås Flygmuseum (EN), Website

4. Botaniska trädgården

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Rudbeckianska gymnasiet is an upper secondary school in Västerås, Sweden. The school consists of Hallskolan, Gamla huvudhuset, Gamla annexet, Nya annexet, Gamla gymnastiksalen and Nya gymnastiksalen. The number of students in 2020 was about 1,300, which makes the upper secondary school the largest in Västerås.

Wikipedia: Rudbeckianska gymnasiet (SV)

5. Västerås Cathedral

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Västerås CathedralGuillaume Baviere from Copenhagen, Denmark / CC BY-SA 2.0

Västerås Cathedral is the seat of the Diocese of Västerås in the Province of Västmanland, Sweden. The church building is a five-tiered cathedral, with copper-covered roof as well as a west tower with side extensions and an obelisk-shaped, copper-clad spire. It is built in the Scandinavian Brick Gothic style.

Wikipedia: Västerås Cathedral (EN)

6. Vallby Friluftsmuseum

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Vallby Friluftsmuseum

Vallby Open-Air Museum is an open-air museum in Västerås, Sweden. The museum is located at Skerikesvägen 2 near the E18 about two kilometers north of Västerås city center. The museum began to be built in 1921 and is today run by the City of Västerås.

Wikipedia: Vallby friluftsmuseum (SV), Website

7. Stadsparken

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Västerås city park in a park style from the 1890s, is located in central Västerås. The park is framed by Storbron, Västerås theatre, Slottsbron and turbine house as well as Svartån's extension along Fiskartorget and Västerås City Hall.

Wikipedia: Stadsparken, Västerås (SV)

8. Dårarnas båt

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Fool's Boat is a sculpture created by pure collage in 1990. Sculptures are located in three places across Sweden: the t-track socket plane of logs, the horned door seat, the logs of logs and the vase park in the west.

Wikipedia: Dårarnas båt (SV)


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