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Vaesteras is a modern city with many ancient roots located to the west of Stockholm. Västerås is the capital of the province of Västmanlands and is the sixth largest city of Sweden. Tourists come to this industrial town for visiting its beautiful places like the cathedral, one of the most magnificent in Sweden, and to explore the Old Town and many other attractions. The Vasteras city guide can make a holiday to this city a more memorable one with its detailed information.

The city enjoys a prominent location on the old ‘King's Road’ that linked Oslo in Norway to St. Petersburg in Russia for centuries now. The city grew and prospered as the major harbor in the post-World War II era that workers from the south of Europe were transported here to work in the local factories.

Today the city‘s beautiful location on Lake Mälaren draws a huge number of visitors who come here to enjoy the lake and thousands of boat trips in all directions. Tourists to the city would love a new erection of the 25-floor Skrapan, to the cityscape which is known as "the scraper." The building dominates the town with its glass facade, housing shops, offices, and a hotel. The scraper is linked to the mall, Gallerian, the major shopping mall of the city; the Punkt and the new Congress Center.

Vasteras city guide
lists the famous and historical cathedral as a big attraction for the tourists. The church originates from the early 13th century, but it has been extended many times since then. Some interesting parts of the church are the triptych from 1516, the baptismal font as well as Erik XIV: sarcophagus. The open space around the church is one of the most famous parts of Västerås. Another important attraction is the Old Town - "Gamla stan" - as it is generally called, has beautiful buildings from the 18th century and serves as a good example of how life was back in the old days. Nowadays it is also a popular area for local artists of different kinds.

Vasteras city guide would be the perfect guide for your visit to the city for a pleasant and enjoyable holiday.

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