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Lappeenranta Fortress

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Lappeenranta Fortress

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Pasi T wrote a review Nov 16
Lappeenranta, Finland19 contributions2 helpful votes
Been there many times, the area starts to be quite nice (renovations of the old structures, nature and plants,...) place to visit at a nice summer day but still lack's some more services for visitors
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Date of experience: July 2020
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jlaakso wrote a review Aug 2020
Porvoo, Finland66 contributions31 helpful votes
Three museums (two art museums and a small and comfy cavalry museum), nice cafes, lots of shops with local arts and crafts. We had pancakes with honey that’s made by bees local to the fortress yard!
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Mikael F wrote a review Jul 2020
Vantaa, Finland16,823 contributions807 helpful votes
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The fortress area hosts museums, an old Orthodox Church, cafes, restaurants, and artisan shops. Most of the buildings date from the time of Russian rule, the 18th and 19th centuries. The main street, Kristiinankatu, was named after the Swedish queen, Christina. The guardhouse at the Main Gate hosts the Cavalry Museum. You can also visit the Lappeenranta Art Museum and the South Karelia Museum. There are panoramic views from the embankments around the fortress.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Дарья Johannesfred wrote a review Feb 2020
Stockholm, Sweden28 contributions5 helpful votes
Very quite and peaceful place. I was traveling alone and came there occasionally,and I was surprised with an atmosphere inside. I spent 2 hours walking around (winter time) - the place is amazing for thinking about eternal things by yourself!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Timo K wrote a review Aug 2019
Espoo, Finland419 contributions48 helpful votes
There is a nice view over the city gulf. The fortress houses three museums, the orthodox church and many restaurants and cafes.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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