The central Finnish town of Jyväskylä is located on Lake Päijänne, the longest and deepest lake in Finland. With its lake landscape, it is one of the most beautiful regions of the country and has numerous unique sights. This lively student city is located in the middle of beautiful landscapes and offers with its harbors, museums, galleries and events an ideal setting for a versatile holiday.
The city of Jyväskylä was founded in 1837 and has been considered a university city since 1966. Until 1997, Jyväskylä was the capital of the province of Central Finland. Nowadays the city is the capital of the Central Finland countryside.
In 2009 it united the city of Jyväskylä with the regional municipality of Jyväskylä and the municipality of Korpilahti.
Jyväskylä is a university and school town and the seventh largest city in Finland. It is located in central Finland on the northern shore of Lake Päijänne.
Find out everything you need to know about the city, sights and possible activities in this article. In addition, we will introduce you to the four most popular restaurants and the most beautiful nature experiences around Jyväskylä!
What region is Jyväskylä?
What is Jyväskylä known for?
How do you pronounce Jyvaskyla?
Why study in University of Jyväskylä?