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Turku Castle

Linnankatu 80, Turku 20100 , Finland
02 262 0300
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Ranked #2 of 22 Attractions in Turku
Type: Castles
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Finnish first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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London, United Kingdom
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298 reviews 298 reviews
87 attraction reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This castle is massive, very well preserved and restored with tonnes of historical information and very well organised. You can spend hours in the mace of rooms and exhibitions. Cheap if you want to spend the time. Recommended 1day visit from Helsinki

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Tampere, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I think it's one of the most interesting places in Turku if you go there your first time. There's nearby the harbor of Turku where you can see beautiful boats and ships too.

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It took us more than an hour in the castle and make sure you have enough energy for all the stairs there and bring your camera for the free dress room. 9€ entrance, well....probably great if you had booked it for a function.

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finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We spent nice day in this old castle with our 3 years old granddaughter. There was the dungeon, which was the most exciting and interesting place for our grandchild. I liked the most the old toys..so many familiar toys from my youth!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Interesting historic place. Beautiful landscape. Pass including over two hundred steps, so it's not match for wheelchair.

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Wellington
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44 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The entry fee to the castle is 9 euros and is good value as there is alot to see in the castle. The medieval building is quite large and with many displays and exhibitions you can spend a couple of hours inside the complex quite easily. The impressive castle has many floors and a tour of the bailey is a... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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20 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

A really good day out with lots to see and do with children. Lovely coffee shop and gift shop. Enjoy the walk by the riverside from the castle to the city centre.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

The castle is a nice visit for an hour or two and the tours are well organised. However, the building is not spectacular and you don't have the freedom to walk where ever you like. Nice time pass on a cold or rainy day.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The castle in Turku is accessible from the town centre either by bus, or by walking along the riverside path for about 2km. It's a great caste, wonderfully restored and well interpreted. There is an English guided tour at regular intervals, as well as English translations on most of the interpretation boards. The castle is pretty big, so there's a... More

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Stony Plain, Canada
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25 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This is the main attraction in Turku. The inner courtyard looks much like you would picture a medieval castle to look like. There are as would be expected quite a lot of stairs throughout the building. But for the most part the inside is empty--not a lot to see.

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