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Fortress of Suomenlinna

Suomenlinna C1, Helsinki, Finland
+358 29 5338410
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Suomenlinna C1, Helsinki, Finland
+358 29 5338410
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Reviewed yesterday

Luckily this was one of the short list of activities that one can do in the Midsummer Saturday when everything else was closed. The ferry is free with a travel card and also the english guided walking tour that started from Suomenlinna Centre (about 1...More

Thank AnaMaria7401
Reviewed yesterday

Nice to walk around the island and plenty of places to sit and have a picnic. Great views out to the ocean.

Thank trinkett7
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were here a half day but could easily used more time here and brought our own food to picnic. It's nice nice just to walk around and see, and stop for å coffee at one of the many cafés. And you can also see...More

Thank ceciliejl
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very interesting historical place to visit as for adults as well for kids. Large territory for walking.

Thank name s
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a big beautiful island in the Helsinki archipelagos. Many places to walk, many places to eat but a little all over the place. Make sure you allow a lot of time to get around. Summer is beautiful to walk about, however winter would...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Suomenlinna is an interesting place. It is a historical sea fortress built to protect the city that has several museums, a swimming beach, pathways for walking, picnic areas, restaurants, and arts/crafts shops. On a walking tour (recommend) we learned that residents of the island seek...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

A great day out. We booked a very informative tour about the story of the fortress, we visited some of the museums, we had a nice cake at one of the terraces and we mainly walked around enjoying the serene scenery

Thank Marininlon
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Fortress of Suomenlinna was a great day trip. It was wonderful to explore all the little alcoves and displays that they have scattered around the island park. It was a beautiful walk with spectacular views. It is a MUST DO if you go to...More

Thank Sally P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting to walk around even with rain. Tourist centre very informative with lots of leaflet however they host an exhibition most unsuitable for kids as it may be frightening. Island itself is a bit boring, but the history behind it all is amazing. Do come...More

Thank nemanja1205
Reviewed 3 days ago

Take the Ferry over (part of your Metro Pass) and spend the day wandering the island. There is a church, museum, fort, restaurants, market and several grassy areas for a picnic. The coastline view is wonderful.

Thank Luvzog
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24 May 2017|
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Response from Suomenlinna_official | Property representative |
Hello dv66051 Thank you for your question and interest in Suomenlinna! The ferry and the JT-Line water bus leave from the Market Square. There are several ports for cruise ships, so the route to the Market Square varies. If... More
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5 May 2017|
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Response from Suomenlinna_official | Property representative |
Hello dv66051! Thank you for your question and interest in Suomenlinna! Suomenlinna is a popular tourist destination, but also a lively district with 800 inhabitants. You can visit Suomenlinna and walk around the fortress... More
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Merav E
17 April 2017|
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Response from Suomenlinna_official | Property representative |
Hello Merav E! Thank you for your question. There are few ports in Helsinki for cruise ships. Depending on the port your cruise arrives, you can take a bus or tram to the city centre. You can check the timetables and routes... More
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