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Address: Suomenlinna C1, Helsinki, Finland
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I have been here twice and for shure I'll come again. Its better than Helsinki itself. Which is not that hard. :) but Suomenlinna island makes Helsinki worth visiting. Skip the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I have been here twice and for shure I'll come again. Its better than Helsinki itself. Which is not that hard. :) but Suomenlinna island makes Helsinki worth visiting. Skip the city. Come here only. :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Very Peaceful place with beautiful surroundings.Lots of places to see inside this Island but its good to take some guide or local who can explain the places. Good place to relax but sometimes it is boring.

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Maybe the best place to visit in Helsinki. The boat trip is nice and cheap, and the islands have some beautiful places

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

After eating lunch at the market, book a ferry ride to this awesome island chain of towns/fortifications. My fiancé and I spent a couple hours just wandering the walls, taking scenic photo graphs and eating in the town. Lots of history and shops! My number one thing outside Helsinki center.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I been here 3 time with 2 trip. I love in winter it quite not many people there. I love to take photo so it nice place 3hr. Not enough for who love take photo. I think any part it nice shot. In summer here many people tourist, local people picnic or take sun or swim with nice weather here.... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I visited here spontaneously with a group of friends whilst in Helsinki and was pleasantly surprised! Not only does it have an interesting historical aspect, but the place is so grand and beautiful, make sure you wander around the island and the underground fortress/caves. No cost of entry (unless you go into the museum) apart from the public ferry across.

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This delightful island a short 15 minute ferry from downtown Helsinki is a fine place for walking and resting from the city's bustle. There are numerous restaurants and little cafes as well as spaces for picnics and just resting or sitting. You'll rub elbows with Finlanders here mostly. We enjoyed the Cafe Piper at the far end. There are the... More 

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St Peter Port, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We didn't go over to the island until late afternoon but it was a brilliant place to go. We walked the blue route and had amazing views of everything. If you follow the blue route, when you get to the yellow hut, near the end, follow the signs for the beach and it will take you to the end in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

You can reserve even a whole day for a trip and sightseeing there. Remember that people actually do live there and there's 'open prison' so people may not want to see you in some places (there are signs). There are many museums and places to play, walking around the islands may take at least 2-3 hours (if you don't take... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A visit to Suomenlinna fortress is the #1 thing to do in Helsinki. A short ferry takes you to the island around the year.

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