Turku Castle, Turku

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Explore the medieval Turku Castle, a historical monument that has protected the Aura River since the 13th century. Built in the 1280s as a military fortress to provide protection to the surrounding area and river, this castle is one of the oldest buildings in Finland that is open to the public. View the imposing symbol of medieval architecture, which has survived centuries of sieges and different reigning groups. Experience the original grandeur of this fortress, completely renovated in 1993, with a guided tour that will outline the structure's architectural, cultural, and historical relevance to Finland and other Nordic countries. Plan your Turku Castle visit and explore what else you can see and do in Turku using our Turku road trip planning tool.
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  • Worth to be seen! Sense of the époques feeling. More than beautiful surroundings. Worth to be seen,🍀  more »
  • This place is amazing. You can easily spend 3-4 hours here. So much to experience. Its a 30 minuts walk along the canal from the City center 12€ entrance fee. Also very close to the ferry port.  more »
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  • Cool place. You can easily spend three hours there. Make sure you check parking (2 hours max) and use the parking disc
  • As the largest surviving medieval castle in Finland, Turku Castle is reasonably well kept and it is wonderfully medieval. I got such feelings as soon as I had walked into the castle, as well as looked at it in near distance. From building Materials, to construction design and methods, they are emitting the air of ancient history of Europe. It is now used as a Museum. A few photos here.
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