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Uusikaupunki (Swedish: Nystad) [1] is a city in Western Finland.

Mills and water tower in Uusikaupunki

Get in[edit]

The nearest major city is Turku, which has hourly buses to Uusikaupunki (1:10, €11,30). The railway currently serves only cargo traffic, but passenger service may restart as soon as 2008.

Get around[edit]


  • Bonk MuseumSiltakatu 2 +358-2-8418404, e-mail: . A museum chronicling the bizarre story of Bonk Business Inc, a multinational corporation that pioneered anchovy power generation, advanced disinformation systems and localized black holes. There's one small catch — the company doesn't actually exist — but this firmly tongue-in-cheek museum doesn't let that get in the way of a good story. Advance reservations essential. Adult/student/child 5/3.5/2€.



  • Rauhanpuolustajien MaailmankauppaAlinenakatu 26B. Shop that specializes in Fair Trade goods. They trade fairly with producer groups from Asia, Africa and Latin America. Their ambitious goal is not only to pay a fair price to the producers and improve their working conditions, but also to change the structure of world trade so as to make Fair Trade the norm.
  • Vakka-Suomen PanimoPohjoistullikatu 11. In Uusikaupunki the traditions of microbrewing are upheld by the award-winning Vakka-Suomen Panimo, whose products can also be purchased from their shop. Brewery's Prykmestar SavuKataja was chosen as beer of the year at 2009 Helsinki Beer Festival.


  • Gasthaus PookiYlinenkatu 21 02 847 7100. small restaurant with very good food




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