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

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 Museum, Siltakatu 2, +358-2-8418404 (). 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€.  edit



  • Rauhanpuolustajien Maailmankauppa, Alinenakatu 26B, [2]. 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.  edit
  • Vakka-Suomen Panimo, Pohjoistullikatu 11, [3]. 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.  edit


  • Gasthaus Pooki, Ylinenkatu 21, 02 847 7100, [4]. small restaurant with very good food  edit




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