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Address: Linnankatu 80, Turku 20100 , Finland
Phone Number: 02 262 0300
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Medieval dress up

I went there three times and especially liked that you could dress up in Medieval costumes! Definitely recommended!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I went there three times and especially liked that you could dress up in Medieval costumes! Definitely recommended!

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Stockholm County, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We left this one for last as it was rated as the top spot here in Turku. We came there, saw that it was rather plain from the outside. We spent a couple of minutes taking pictures of the flower garden near the gates. On the inside, we were a bit underwhelmed. Since we were a bit short on time,... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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136 reviews 136 reviews
100 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This castle is most famous for being presented in the best selling mustard and pack of cards in Finland. Many acts have been played there when Finland was a part of then superpower Sweden. Inside it is a gem of a castle as it is so well kept and visitor friendly. There are great halls and steep winding stairs to... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

Nicely restored castle, two time periods. Lots of steep stairs on the tour, wouldn't recommend if your not moving too good. Bit dark at places, even some exhibit items leave you wishing for a flash light - maybe just burnt out bulbs. Nice piece of history.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Turku Castle is a fun visit for kids and the whole family. Lots of history, and an interesting gift shop. Also the cafe serves a good lunch buffet. Only caveat is to be ready for quite a few stairs and cobblestones, so bring your walking shoes.

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Cobh
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Recently visited this historic castle during my first visit to The city. It was a really great experience, our tour guide was extremely knowledgable about the castle and indeed the region. She made our tour of the facility a great experience. The castle itself is a huge place with numerous interesting rooms with loads of historic items. Overall this is... More 

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Viareggio, Italy
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103 reviews 103 reviews
24 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

One of the few things left of an historic value in Turku, gives a different meaning of castle building compared to most European remains.

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Silesia Province, Poland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Great piece of history, the castle was one of the most important in the region back in the day when it was all Sweden. The place itself is very impressive, the best of all is the timeline of Turku's and Finland's history, plus literally everything's also in English (and Swedish of course)

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Shanghai, China
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is a must visit and museum when visiting Turku. Located next to the cruise ship terminals and guarding the harbour. It has good collection of history and is also impressive stone building. Suitable for children also, as it's well designed to awake interest of the youngsters also. I recommend for all. Next to the river also, so easily accessible... More 

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hong kong
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Highly recommend to visit the Turku Castle. I spent 2 hours visiting the Castle and the inside surprised me a lot! It is huge and with very strong medieval atmosphere.

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