Quisisana, from the Latin, meaning “where one heals”

In the early twentieth century, a managing director of Nokia (then a wood pulp and rubber company) liked the island of Vartiosaari so much that he quit his job to live there, building a house called Quisisana, from the Latin, meaning “where one heals.”

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