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About Fiskars



Fiskars  is a village in the town of Raseborg (Raasepori) in western Uusimaa, Finland. The village is the site of the former Fiskars Bruk, which was founded in 1646 and gave rise to the company Fiskars.

The most notable attraction of Fiskars is a mansion designed in 1818 by Charles Bassi. The village, which has less than 1000 inhabitants, is a popular tourist destination in summer, and hosts an artisan and artist community. The river Fiskars å (Swedish)/Fiskarinjoki or Fiskarsinjoki (Finnish) has contributed to the industrialization of the village