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Address: Vanha Suurtori, Turku 20500, Finland
Phone Number: +358-040-1329992
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No matter if you are a knight or young maid, represent the nobility or the...

No matter if you are a knight or young maid, represent the nobility or the peasantry, it is time for your to dive into the Middle Ages! Turku Medieval Market at the end on June offers Medieval amusements for the whole family. The tables will groan with delicacies, the fierceful knights will show their strength and the handicraftsmen will show their skills at the Medieval Market. The event is one of the biggest in Finland.

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A little bit of time travel

The Turku Medieval Market is an annual happening in the historical Turku city center. It's a four day trip to the medieval history of Turku, usually in late June / early July... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Turku, Finland
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Turku, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Turku Medieval Market is an annual happening in the historical Turku city center. It's a four day trip to the medieval history of Turku, usually in late June / early July. Check the dates from their website before planning on visiting, at http://en.keskiaikaisetmarkkinat.fi/ This year (2015) the market was held in late June and the event was set in... More 

Thank Johanna2110
Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Really nice event, maybe the best time to go to Turku! Everybody wearing medieval suits and you can't believe how real it look! There are some shows and little concerts taking place, at some point you forget that you are 21. century!

Thank Deniz S
Turku, Finland
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183 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

This event is usually around late June and is really fun. The food is really good and the riverside is beautiful. Lots of activities and plays too.

Thank keef1988
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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39 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Really nice atmosphere, good actors and shows.. Worth visiting, taste the Medieval food, buy souvenirs from history and watch awesome shows all around!! Expensive trip to history, but worth the money.. and attending the market is free, shows are free, only if You buy something, which You should, You need to open You wallet...

2 Thank Wheppalaa-traveller
Turku, Western Finland, Finland
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34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

This medieval market in old historical city of Turku is phenomenal way to experience how it might be living under the authority of church and have a marketplace as a second living room with magicians and fortune-tellers. Everything is so authentically staged that you might easily forget yourself to have a feast with your senses. Photographers can have there one... More 

1 Thank Marko A
Kaarina, Finland
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

One of the best happenings in Turku by far. Especially if there's a nice weather. Nothing beats wandering around the area in the nice weather. Huge variety of little carts where you can buy all sorts of items related to the theme. The price level is ridiculous though and don't swallow the first price they give. There's usually a lot... More 

1 Thank t_style
Turku, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Happens every year and there is a lot to see. A market place near Turku Cathedral is full of actors that are dressed and that are acting like they were from Medieval time. There is also a lot of crafts you can buy.

Thank Elektra222
Turku, Western Finland, Finland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Medieval market didn't give that much for me. There's nothing really that wrong in there but wasn't my thing. Lot's of crowd and quite frankly the "medieval" stuff there is quite exppensive i think. Allthough some of them are crafted right there. But hey, it's free so if you happen to be in Turku at the time, check it out

Thank Petri K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Turku Medieval Market has become my favourite event of the year in Turku. You don't have to DO anything: just take a walk and enjoy the atmosphere. I like how it sounds, tastes, smells and looks like.

Thank Inkeri A
Turku, Finland
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109 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

kind of touristy set up with overpriced market stalls but there are interesting things to see and do

Thank chippy73

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