Vasaramäki is a park-like and relaxed neighborhood with many recreational possibilities. It has beautiful houses with well-kept gardens relatively close to the southern center of Turku.

Vasaramäki is a tranquil neighborhood with its northern border located about 4 kilometers from the center of Turku. It is located within walking distance from the Kupittaa neighborhood where many higher education facilities and office buildings can be found. There are excellent public transport connections and the area is located close to Kupittaa railway station and short distance from the highway towards Helsinki.

Vasaramäki has a variety of cozy wooden town and terraced houses. It is also known for its so-called “funkkis” block, which represents the functionalistic style of architecture. There are several parks and areas with forest in the neighborhood along with one of the cemeteries of Turku. Vasaramäki (Hammer hill) was named after a merchant G.C. Hammar, who rented land in the area during 1823-1826.

The proximity of Kupittaa Park (Kupittaanpuisto) offers recreation and sport facilities for the residents. There is a wide range of public and private sector services such as schools and various social and health care services. Supermarket Kupittaa Citymarket with few other service providers are located in the neigboring area Kurjenmäki-Mäntymäki. There is a homeowners association Vasaramäen omakotitaloyhdistys ry operating in the area.

Do you enjoy living in the parklike neighborhood with lush gardens?

Neighborhood features

Natural environment
parks nearby

Built environment
residential area
apartment buildings

Building types
detached houses
terraced houses
high-rise apartment buildings

Neighborhood characteristics

Area is

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Price level in the neighborhood info

Housing sales prices

Above average
Average price in Turku: 2090 €/m2
The price level is indicative.

Neighborhood residents info

Primary life situation

working 41 % students 9 % retired 38 % under 14 years old 12 % others 9 %
% of residents

Housing types

home ownership 51 % renting 47 % other types of housing 2 %
% of housing

Average age of the residents

47 years
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4 km to the Center of Turku