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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Västerås, Sweden. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Västerås, Sweden.

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1. Djäkneberget

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Djäkneberget is a park area just west of Västerås inner city. The area is about 500 meters long and 250 meters wide. The park is located on a mountain hill overlooking, among other things, the Cathedral, the City Hall, Skrapan and part of Lake Mälaren. Adjacent to the park is Djäknebergsskolan, a elementary school that was inaugurated in 1894 and which today houses Västerås folk high school and Västerås Art School.

Wikipedia: Djäkneberget (SV)

2. Minnesmärke

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The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami occurred at 07:58:53 local time (UTC+7) on 26 December, with an epicentre off the west coast of northern Sumatra, Indonesia. It was an undersea megathrust earthquake that registered a magnitude of 9.1–9.3 Mw, reaching a Mercalli intensity up to IX in certain areas. The earthquake was caused by a rupture along the fault between the Burma Plate and the Indian Plate.

Wikipedia: 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami (EN)

3. Botaniska trädgården

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Rudbeckian High School is a secondary school in the West, located next to the city library and cathedral. The school consists of the Guild Hall School, the old main building, the old annex building, the new annex building, the old gymnasium and the new gymnasium. By 2020, the number of students will be about 1,300, making high school the largest in the West.

Wikipedia: Rudbeckianska gymnasiet (SV)

4. Västerås domkyrka

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Västerås domkyrka Guillaume 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)

5. 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 the turbine house as well as svartån's extension along Fiskartorget and Västerås city hall.

Wikipedia: Stadsparken, Västerås (SV)

6. 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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