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The city centre is left to the pedetrians and has a green and lushy garden area nearby the old college. Recently, Fantasea Park has been opened nearby the harbor side, offering everything from foaming water to exhibitions on the fauna and the city's harbour and shipbuilding past. Jakobstad is also the birthplace of the nation's national poet Johan Ludvig Runeberg. However, the Johan Ludvig Runeberg museum is in Porvoo, where he lived most of his life with his wife and eventually died.