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Address: Suomenlinna C1, Helsinki, Finland
Phone Number: (0) 29 53 38410
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Can spend 3-4 hours here.

If you have helsinki pass, you can go free by boat. The journey takes around 15 minutes. There are regular boats every 15 minutes. The island has fortress which was built century... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Mangalore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

If you have helsinki pass, you can go free by boat. The journey takes around 15 minutes. There are regular boats every 15 minutes. The island has fortress which was built century ago. There is a church and vast green area. good for family outing.

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Great place to chill out. Nice caves and amazing cafes. Perhaps the best is the one next to you museum. ferry ride is great as well.

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Newark, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

You want to take the ferry out here as the city views are incredible. Nice walk around the island with a guide who has many stories about the island. You can walk from one side of the island to another to take the ferry back. Also very amazing to see the ferry boats navigate the harbor.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Little boutique bars and restaurants with fast service, ferry ride to see the islands, the military museum gives a great onsite into Finnish politics over the last two centuries, the fort in good condition, many locals picnic their in expansive grounds. A lovely afternoon

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Nice to visit on a sunny day for a picnic but not amazing from the historical standpoint compared to many fortresses in Europe, lack of explanations on the role of the various buildings

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Suomenlinna Island was suggested to us by a few friends we met in Stockholm. We immediately decided to take the take the overnight cruise and landed at the port in the morning. A short ferry ride and we were at Suomenlinna. It was a nice small island a few houses here and there but the scenery was breathtaking. The chapel,... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Take a short ferry ride over to the island fortress complex. Enjoy walking around the old gun placements. A good excursion in an unremarkable capital of Europe.

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Adelaide
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The ferry ride out to the fortress was pleasant. We opted for the guided tour in English. Pay at the ferry for the tour for an extra discount. We missed the first tour at 12pm so waited until 2:30 pm for the next one. It was well worth it. The buildings are interesting and the guide brought the place to... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The island is too big and the castle is also. It was a guard castle for old Finland, but now there is a restaurant and a museum inside. Must see place in Finland.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Nice fortress, nice old buildings, good espresso coffee, nice view, but I cannot comment that it's something amazing. It is nice, good to visit during the summer time while everything is open, and that's it.

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Address: Suomenlinna C1, Helsinki, Finland
Phone Number: (0) 29 53 38410
Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Southern Finland  >  Helsinki

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