The castle is interesting, very different from the usual European castles types but nice nonetheless. I also went to a concert in the gardens, which was an excellent setting.
Though this castle has been largely rebuilt during the modern times based on the layout of ancient ruins, it gives a snapshot of the history of Turku during the Middle Ages and Renaissance. The museum is interesting, particularly the costumes section. There are several narrow stairs to climb!
Great medieval castle in Turku, Finland, where attractions like this are rare. Not very suitable for people with handicap, otherwise just perfect. Also various shows about history and art from Stone age to 21st century.
There is lots of stairs and no elevation. Beautiful place, but I guess it is familiar like all other castles...
I found this more than 700 year old well restored castle intetesting. Many rooms had information on the walls and personel informed us and answered our questions. Reserve some time!
You will struggle to find a local who will say something positive about this castle, and trust me, they have all been there. Unlike castles that you might have seen in person or postcards, this diminutive one cannot be seen from a distance. I could hit it with a rock by the time it came into view, and then wish... More
A very large castle. Lots to see of interest for all ages and well displayed. The castle was built many centuries ago and its history is explained in various rooms. The appearance of the building is strange and belies what is inside. A fascinating few hours will be spent here, with refreshments available to be enjoyed in one of the... More
This castle has been renovated and restored. It has a lot of rooms and you are led through all of them even though many don't actually contain anything or not much. There are interesting bits and it is certainly worth a visit, but it takes a long time to do the full tour. My son was complaining loudly long before... More
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