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Address: Linnankatu 80, Turku 20100 , Finland
Phone Number: 02 262 0300
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Interesting old castle. We waked around without the guided tour because the timing didn't work for us and it was still interesting. Plenty of good signage n English, lovely walk... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Interesting old castle. We waked around without the guided tour because the timing didn't work for us and it was still interesting. Plenty of good signage n English, lovely walk through the various old sections and royal quarters.

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Navi Mumbai, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Turku (Abo) is a very small town on south west coast of Finland. We chose to take a Viking Line Ferry from Stockholm to Abo, so that we could travel by Pendolino Express Train from Turku to Helsinki. We reached Turku in the morning and our Train was in the evening - so we had almost 5 hours to explore... More 

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Bishopton, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Turku Castle is an excellent attraction to visit. Cost for an adult about 8 Euros, and the informative Tour in English only 3 Euros more. Within the Castle is an informative exhibition on the history the Castle and of Finland as a whole - the information is given in a number of languages including English. The Tour Guide was excellent,... More 

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Osthofen, Deutschland
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This castle is a really nice place, as the most of the rooms are authentic and original, even if they got renovated. Some rooms are used for exhibitions, but even this is quite authentic and does not disturb the atmosphere. the castle was built in several epochs, which is also well preserved. if you stay in Turku, you should have... More 

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Turku, Finland
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

the old castle yard is one of Finland 's finest medieval views, a lot of old weapons, clothes, etc. Nice restaurant on the new parts yard

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Visit to the Turku castle was a very nice experience for me and my family as well. We have spent many hours there, walking around the rooms, looking at ancient goods, etc. My impression was that the castle seems to be bigger from the inside. It looks quite compact when looking at the walls but there is so much to... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Really huge north Castle that I can compare with the Avignon Palace.The museum of Castle has big and interesting historical exposition, some section devoted for kids.

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Espoo, Finland
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Very well preserved piece of history available practically in the city center. There arer tours with hosts available in multiple languages and you can even rent some parts of the building for wedding parties ect.

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Littleton
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33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

This castle is so well preserved! Very real and very well presented. We paid the extra 3 euros a person for our personal tour guide. She was very knowledgeable and it was well worth the money! We had a great morning visiting- allow about 2 hours minimum - depends on how much reading you do at the museum exhibits. Cute... More 

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Stratton St Margaret
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Turku Castle is well worth a visit and offers a fascinating insight into the history of Finland. There is an enormous amount to see and the information boards offer clear and succinct explanations of what you are looking at. Give yourselves at least 2 hours to take it all in, you won't be disappointed!

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