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Address: Suomenlinna C1, Helsinki, Finland
Phone Number: (0) 29 53 38410
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A World Heritage - just 15 mins from Helsinki City. Just take tram no.2 heading to Market Square, and take ferry just 5 Euro to get there. It's a lovely island, nice place to have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

A World Heritage - just 15 mins from Helsinki City. Just take tram no.2 heading to Market Square, and take ferry just 5 Euro to get there. It's a lovely island, nice place to have a picnic, relax day. There's many cafe out there to sip a coffee or a glass of wine and enjoy your moments!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Some restaurants in the landscape. Very strong winds near the cannons. A lot of students and children - so good and funny

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Lund, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

a MUST during a stay in Helsinki! Is a small island but very nice! we also had a very nice weather which helped to make the trip better!

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

It´s a short ferry ride from the harbour and a wonderful walk around the isalnd fortress, with cannons, fine old buildings several museums including an old submarine. Its ideal for a picnic and ther are beaches too but May is abit early for that.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Suomenlinna is an outdoor fortress, which is more like an island-park with some fortifications. The histroy tours are interesting, but the best part is the tranquility and the sea-nature. The island has endless amount of hideouts, a small beach and lots of grassy knolls. Pack yourself a picnic basket and head for Suomenlinna for a great outdoor Summer day. The... More 

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Panaji, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

great fort right on the seafront and was great ton see some very old houses and the submarine on display.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

this is really a great place to both visit and enjoy. I went swimming and sunbading here Spent an full day with lunch at great location on the top of the island fortress and went for refreshments and dinner at the old fortress garden-marvelous surrroundings and great foof.tasting deliciuos and affordable prices,remember im Norwegian and use to expecive pricing at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

If you have a bus ticket (HKL) you can go there in same price by boat. It is quite cheap anyway. This place where is nice visit in summer time, in sunny days. I'm sure you will enjoy it! It is also a perfect place for a picnic.

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Southern Finland, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

If you ever visit Helsinki, do not forget to take a ferry to this beautiful fortress island. Historical and beautiful location, only 15 min ferry ride from the market square. Nice restaurants and cafes by the sea, and best of all, the view is magnificent. Many Finns go for a picnic on a sunny day here. Must see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Beautiful scenic views a stone's throw away from central Helsinki, only 15mins on the city ferry where you can travel with the same ticket you use for public transport in Helsinki (look out for the blue HSL sign at the market square Kauppatori). Beautiful cliffs, rough sea outside, but a good place to enjoy a picknick or why not try... More 

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