Awesome experience looking through this gem of a war museum! I was fascinated with all the information which there was plenty of and I was mesmerised by the life like statues. Looking at all the old m...
We arrived in Helsinki by cruise ship. When planning for our arrival, we decided that little of the downtown area was of interest to us other than the farmer’s market. We also looked into taking an ...
Since Suomenlinna is a famous sea defence site, many people come to Suomenlinna and will be immersed in the buildings and museums in the fort.
And really walked out of the fort to the beach, it is not the same natural scenery. A person on the vast seashore, blowing the sea breeze, watching the ice drifting, although a bit cold, but the scenery is still a lever, the Finnish version of the Blue Ice Lake!
Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is a well-known tourist city in Northern Europe, covered by snow and ice for about half a year. The old town of Helsinki is not large and is suitable for walking tours. There is also a well-known attraction in Helsinki, where almost everyone goes, the Suomenlinna in the sea.
Suomenlinna was originally a military fortress, designed by the Swedes, and the name was also called "Swedish Fortress". The military fort began in 1748 and was designed and built by the young Swedish officer Austen Alan Wright, but it was not built until the end of the 18th century.
From the city of Helsinki, you can take a boat to Suomenlinna. The military fort more than 200 years ago has now become a tourist attraction. The island is free to open and visitors can travel to the island simply by purchasing a ticket. The island has many military facilities, walls, fortresses, cannons, etc., as well as a beautiful church.
In 1991, Suomenlinna was listed as a World Heritage Site. There are now ten museums on the island, including the Coastal Fortress Museum, the Wesco Submarine Museum and the Doll Toy Museum. Some museums are charged separately.
Shinjuku Fortress is mainly located on the three islands of Dahei, Xiaohei Island and Langya Island. These three islands are connected to each other and can be visited on foot. There are also some residents on the island. Under the snow in winter, some of the islands local cabins are very beautiful.
Built more than 250 years ago, Suomenlinna is a masterpiece designed by the master Okostin. It is very well preserved and is one of the largest military defense military missions in the world. It is of great significance.
Finnish Fortress is located in the offshore of Helsinki. It is necessary to take a boat at the port. The port is an unmanned ticketing system. It needs to be purchased on the machine and it can be reached in about 20 minutes.
On the island does not require tickets, it is open all year round, but the schedule varies slightly depending on the season. The island has churches, military camps, city gates and other monuments, so it is also one of Finland's most famous attractions, but some museums need to pay a certain amount of tickets, ranging from 5-15 euros, can be chosen according to personal preferences.
The entire Suomenlinna has been listed on the World Heritage List by UNESCO and it is worth a look!
Suomenlinna is built on a small island off the coast of Helsinki and is a masterpiece designed by Austin. Built more than 250 years ago, it is one of the largest sea defence military fortresses in the world and the most important and famous attraction in Finland. The Finnish castle also has monuments and historical sites such as churches, military camps, and gates. There are rare marine military relics in the world. In 1991, the Finnish castle was protected by UNESCO's World Heritage List. Suomenlinna is built on a small island off the coast of Helsinki. There is a special small pier on the island called Kauppatori Marina, near the St. John's Church in Helsinki, near the open-air market. (I heard that in the summer, you can also take JT. -Line company's water bus.) Just near the pier, there are several machines for automatic ticket sales. There is also a small ticket house, but no one sells tickets. The role of this pavilion is only used to shelter from the wind? When there is no sunshine, the pier is really cold to the bones. Figure 1 The King's Gate: A symbol of the Suomenlinna, built for military parade between 1753-1754. It is said that the location of the Kings Gate is where the Swedish King Adolf Fredrik anchored the ship when he visited the project in 1752.
Suomenlinna, located on the inner side of the Gulf of Helsinki, was once a military fortress and was listed by UNESCO on the World Heritage List in 1991. Although it is a famous military fortress in Finland, you can see the various fortifications left by the army at the time, but there are still many residents living on the island. This is a very interesting thing, the military atmosphere here is not so strong, on the contrary, because the Nordic Art Center is located here, artists prefer to do some creation on the island.