Juselius Mausoleum

Pori, Finland

The Juselius Mausoleum is located in Käppärä cemetery. F.A. Juselius, a mining counsellor had the mausoleum built to commemorate the death of his 11-year-old daughter. It was completed in 1903. The 30 meters high mausoleum is designed by Josef Stenbäck and it represents the Gothic Revival style.

The original frescos, painted by the artist Akseli Gallen-Kallela, were later destroyed. The wall paintings seen today are the work of artist Jorma Gallen-Kallela, who painted them in his father's style.

Reference: The City of Pori

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Maantiekatu, Pori, Finland
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Founded: 1901-1903
Category: Cemeteries, mausoleums and burial places in Finland
Historical period: Russian Grand Duchy (Finland)

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www2.pori.fi

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Matti Sandkvist (10 months ago)
Gallèn-Kalela, I just love his art! Beautiful building.
Stanislav Andreev (2 years ago)
absolutely incredible place. The mausoleum was built by local businessman Fritz Arthur Jusélius for his daughter Sigrid to be her last place of rest. Sigrid died of tuberculosis at the age of eleven. [From Wiki] beautiful frescoes by the famous Finnish artist Akseli Gallen-Kallela. Entry was free and a wonderful guide commented on the frescoes and answered all questions.
Jessica Wang Simula (2 years ago)
A real gem in Pori. Beautifully designed with amazing artwork. The guide was brilliant, made the place come alive with stories about the building, the art pieces and the family.
Juha Marila (3 years ago)
A small wonder
Matthew Bowen (3 years ago)
Really magnificent! Beautiful design and artwork. Guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. The story surrounding the mausoleum and who is buried there is very touching. Definitely a place I would recommend visiting if you're in Pori.
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