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Address: Suomenlinna C1, Helsinki, Finland
Phone Number: (0) 29 53 38410
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highly recommend!

We took the ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki and this was high on our list to see. It is an easy 15 minute walk from the ferry to the harbour where you get the other ferry to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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63 reviews 63 reviews
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We took the ferry from Stockholm to Helsinki and this was high on our list to see. It is an easy 15 minute walk from the ferry to the harbour where you get the other ferry to the Island. However, you will need to buy tickets from the machine and we were unable to use our credit card with the... More 

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Eskilstuna, Sweden
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Getting to the fortress was easy using the Helsinki travel card as this meant we didn't need to figure out how to use the ticket machines at the ferry landing. Once on the island it was easy to navigate our way around using the signposts and visitor maps. The main museum's movie is an interesting summary of the island's history... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

It was not located in the town centre of Helsinki but the transportation was quite convenient. You can take the ferry near to the old market hall in every 40 minutes. After around 20 minutes journey, you can arrive to Suomenlinna. The island was not very small and it was suitable for taking a half-day or day relaxing trip here.... More 

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Kerava, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Take a bottle of wine and some sandwiches to have a picknick. Visit great church, ruins and enjoy sunny day picknick.

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Cat Ba, Vietnam
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Been here in winter when the average temperature about -20 and everything covered in snow make this place look like somewhere in heaven! I've never seen something like this before, just breathtaking. The setting is unbelievable with lots of heritages...

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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

We visited with a lot of family with several kids of different ages and also adults. There's a lot of walking around, nice views, a few restaurants (we had pizza outside) and a rustic coffee place hidden in the island. The short boat trip adds to the exitment. Remember to check return times so you do not end up waiting... More 

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Nevada
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77 reviews 77 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

The ferry over to the island couldn't be easer. It was a little early in the season as the weather was cool and windy but I enjoyed my time on the island. I followed the "blue" route that marked the length of the island. This is a history buff dream. I could have spent more time poking around but I... More 

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Novi Sad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Just a short ferry ride from the city center. It's a complex of fortifications and other facilities and housing buildings on three islands in front of the Helsinki Harbor. We were visiting on a windy early-spring day, so it was cold, but gave the place some special atmosphere. It must have been pretty nasty to be placed here during the... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

I expect that this place gets depressing on cloudy days, one because of its history and the other because of the landscape. If you go on a sunny day, the experience is fantastic. The boat ride gives provides great scenery of the water and island. The cannons, fortress, and the grass look amazing in the sun. Lots of history to... More 

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Goa Velha, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Its a short ferry ride from the ferry station near the market. There is no other admission fee. As you land there are toilets to the left in case you need to use them though the signage is not that clear. Also a small store next door but as you enter the main entrance arch, and go upwards to your... More 

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