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Address: Linnankatu 80, Turku 20100 , Finland
Phone Number: 02 262 0300
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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One of the main castles in Finland

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Shanghai, China
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Shanghai, China
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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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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Espoo, Finland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We spent a good 3 hours at the castle, really studying the information plaques and various exhibitions. The history of the castle was very intriguing with all the various tenants. There was also a nice exhibition about the Baby Queen of Sweden. All signs are in Finnish, Swedish and English. Entrance was 9€. Our visit was during a regular week... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The Turku Castle is one of the most important buildings in Finnish history, hundreds of legends hide in well-maintained surroundings. Haunting paintings, deep dungeon and all those things you would expect to see in such a place. Also, it is a great place with kids - Check out the workshop with clothes and armor in the reneissance gatehouse. Service was... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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83 reviews 83 reviews
55 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Make sure you plan out at least 3 hours for a visit to this beautiful castle, because it´s huge. It might not look so big from the outside, but it´s very big. I have been to many great castles in England, Ireland and France but this is one of my favourite just because there was so much to see and... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The castle/museum is so big, you need at least 2 hours. Unfortunately, we had to hurry up in the end, but there was still plenty to see. Everything is well-maintained and they guide you through the castl with signs - one thing that I liked a lot. The languages of the descriptions are in finish, swedish and englisch. The entry... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The castle is nice to see, however the walk from the city towards the castle beside the Aura River is even nicer!

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Leuven, Belgium
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62 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I did the ghost tour at the castle, which was really cool as it focused on darker history of the castle. There were even actors scaring us from time to time. I learned a lot about Finnish history, but am curious about what else the castle has to offer in regards to exhibitions.

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Sintra, Portugal
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

When some Finnish friends advise me to visite Turku castle, they told methat it wasn't like the ones he can see in France for example (like Versailles for example), but i still visit him and it was a nice surprise. Ok, the castle is more simple than the French Palaces for example, but it's in very good condition, the decorations... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Lovely place to spend time the only problem is that I think it's a bit to expensive but other than that everything is ok. It's a unique place

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