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Photos of castles, palaces, fortresses, temples, cathedrals, monasteries - Finland

Castles of Finland are among the important sights of this northern country. Here you will find quite a few ancient structures testifying to memorable events, as well as new unusual snow fortresses. The best museums are located in country castles, telling not only about architecture, but also the history, traditions and culture of this people.

Snow Castle LumiLinna

Finland, Kemi, castle

The small northern town of Kemi in Finland has become famous throughout the world for its largest snow castle. The ice palace, which is rebuilt every winter, attracts thousands of curious tourists every year.

Kerimyaki Church

Finland, Kerimäki, 19th century temple

The small Finnish town of Kerimäki with a population of only 5,000 people is known for the largest wooden church in the world, capable of accommodating all its inhabitants at the same time.

Raseborg Castle

Finland, Raseborg, XIV century castle

In the city of Raseborg is one of the oldest fortifications, unlike any other castle in Finland. Raseborg Castle served to protect Swedish interests in these lands.

Olavinlinna Castle (Olafsborg)

Finland, Savonlinna, XV century castle

Olavinlinna Castle is one of the most famous sights in Finland, in the restored halls of which the Savonlinna International Opera Festival is held.

Turku Castle

Finland, Turku, XIII century castle

Turku is Finland's most visited castle, which deserves to be included in any travel itinerary. In the oldest and largest castle in Finland, medieval feasts are still held today.

Turku Cathedral

Finland, Turku, 13th century cathedral

Turku is one of the most important cathedrals in Finland and the main national shrine, the interiors of which were completely restored in accordance with the lost originals of the Middle Ages.

Temppeliaukio (Church in the Rock)

Finland, Helsinki, XX century temple

Temppeliaukio Church - breathtaking modern architecture in Helsinki. An unusual underground temple with a copper wire ceiling is a popular venue for concerts.

Assumption Cathedral

Finland, Helsinki, 19th century cathedral

On the hill of the Katayanokke Peninsula rises the largest Orthodox church in Western Europe - the Cathedral in honor of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, built by the Russian Emperor Alexander II.

Helsinki Cathedral

Finland, Helsinki, 19th century cathedral

The impressive green dome of the Lutheran Cathedral dominates Senate Square and over the skyline of Helsinki.

Häme Fortress

Finland, Hämeenlinna, XIII century fortress

Häme survived fame and decay throughout its seven centuries of history. Now it is restored in its original form, so that visitors can see the situation from the Middle Ages.

Photos of castles, palaces, fortresses, temples, cathedrals, monasteries


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