Suomenlinna

Suomenlinna, Finland

Travel Blogs from Suomenlinna

Suomenlinna Travel Blogs (7)
Island Fortress, Suomenlinna, Finland travel blog

Island Fortress

A travel blog entry by lroff

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... is an Island fortress from the 1740s. http://www.suomenlinna.fi/index.php?lang=eng. The Suomenlinna sea fortress is a part of Finland's national cultural heritage and a valuable monument. Suomenlinna has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage ...

Suomenlinna Fortress, Finland, Suomenlinna, Finland travel blog

Suomenlinna Fortress, Finland

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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Suomenlinna is a maritme fortress on the rocky islands called skerries in Helsinki's outer harbor. It was built by the Swedes in the mid-18th century during their era of control of Finland.  The old military buildings now house historical museums and ...

even weg uit de stad.., Suomenlinna, Finland travel blog

even weg uit de stad..

A travel blog entry by maaike-2010

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Op zondagmiddag ben ik met Annelous en Marloes naar suomenlinna gegeaan.. Dit is een eiland voor de kust van helsinki..  het is 'one of the world largest historical maritime fortresses'  sinds 1991 staat het op de UNESCO World Heritage ...

Helsinki - Day 3, Suomenlinna, Finland travel blog

Helsinki - Day 3

A travel blog entry by blackie_me

... connection between Sweden, France, Finland and Russia.  I learned much.     The construction of Suomenlinna began in the 1700s when Finland was part of the kingdom of Sweden.  In the 1800s, following the Finnish War, the fortress was ...