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Part of Finnish identity

One of great persons in the history of Finland. Commander of army, president, explorer, power... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2018
TomiN114
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Memory of Marshal Mannerheim is kept everywhere in Finland

We saw lots of equestrian statues of Marshal Mannerheim. Mikkeli Marshal Mannerheim statue... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2014
mfs78
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

One of great persons in the history of Finland. Commander of army, president, explorer, power figure. Army headquarters have been located in Mikkeli for ages so there is an extra meaning for him in Mikkeli.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TomiN114
Reviewed November 30, 2016

This fine statue is honour to the Great Finnish Marshall Mannerheim. The headquarter during the 1939-1944 wars was placed in Mikkeli - an excellent logistics base. The artist of the statue is Kalervo Kallio, the son of president Kallio. Marshall is presented as walking like...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Markku M
Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The former commander - in - chief of Army of Finland, C.G.E Mannerheim, stands proudly in the market square of Mikkeli. He was our war leader during the World War II. You don't have to look for his statue. Just go to market square (...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank JMKOO
Reviewed May 29, 2016

The statue of Carl Gustav Mannerheim stood many years apart from the center. Some years ago it was moved to Mikkeli market square, and now it's a part of view at the town center. The man may divide opinions, but his mark to the finnish...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed December 15, 2015

This statue of Marshal Mannerheim was for political reasons first erected on an isolated area in 1967. The left wing was in power then and did not want him to the market square where it originally was planned to be by the sculptor. 25 years...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed October 31, 2015

A good point to star exporing Mikkeli is the main square where the memorial of the Headquarters is situated. Presentig the Field Marshall Mannerheim the status honors the Mikkeli's role as a Headquarters city of both the war of independence 1917-1918 and the second world...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Markku Leppanen L
Reviewed January 3, 2014

We saw lots of equestrian statues of Marshal Mannerheim. Mikkeli Marshal Mannerheim statue pedestrian on the ground.

Date of experience: January 2014
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Reviewed October 23, 2013

In Finland there are a lot of monuments to Mannergeym. This monument is located in the city which is very closely connected with his life. Mannergeym's walking statue - unique seen by us in Finland. It should be seen

Date of experience: July 2013
3  Thank Zuevy
Reviewed August 15, 2013

Although Mannerheim`s statue in Mikkeli is nothing special (and not worth the while to travel there just to see it) but if already visiting Mikkeli, might as well see the monument. It is located in the city centre, by the marketplace. Mannerheim`s saloon vagon (more...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank Ann V
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