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.List of cities in Sweden Sightseeing Tours in Västerås
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.
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.
3. Botaniska trädgården
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.
4. Västerås Flygmuseum
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.
5. Västerås Cathedral
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.
6. Vallby Friluftsmuseum
Vallby Outdoor Museum is an open -air museum in Västerås. The museum is located at Skerikesvägen 2 near the E18 about two kilometers north of the center of Västerås. The museum began to be built in 1921 and is today run by the city of Västerås.
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.
8. Dårarnas båt
The Boat of the Fools is a sculpture created by Sture Collin in 1990. The sculpture is located in three locations around Sweden: T-banestation Sockenplan in Stockholm, Hornsgatspuckeln, also in Stockholm and in Vasaparken in Västerås.
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