Facts and Data

Webpages:
Official Unesco Page
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National Board of Antiquities
Suomenlinna

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1991
Size of heritage: 210 ha
- Buffer zone: 2,641 ha

Coordinates:
Longitude: 24,987°
Latitude: 60,147°

About

Built in the second half of the 18th century by Sweden on a group of islands located at the entrance of Helsinki's harbour, this fortress is an especially interesting example of European military architecture of the time.


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Hotels and places to stay

Hotel Haven

Address
Distance: 1,8 mi
UNIONINKATU 17
00130 Helsinki
Finland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


SCANDIC GRAND MARINA

Address
Distance: 1,5 mi
KATAJANOKANLAITURI 7
00160 Helsinki
Finland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel F6

Address
Distance: 1,8 mi
FABIANINKATU 6
00130 Helsinki
Finland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Lilla Roberts

Address
Distance: 1,8 mi
Pieni Roobertinkatu 1-3
00130 Helsinki
Finland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Rivoli Jardin

Address
Distance: 1,9 mi
Kasarmikatu 40
00130 Helsinki
Finland

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Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


GLO Kluuvi

Address
Distance: 2,0 mi
Kluuvikatu 4
00100 Helsinki
Finland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Original Sokos Helsinki

Address
Distance: 2,1 mi
KLUUVIKATU 8
00100 Helsinki
Finland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Hellsten Helsinki Senate

Address
Distance: 1,6 mi
Kauppiaankatu 5
00160 Helsinki
Finland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 9:00 - 17:00
Weekend: closed


Hostel Suomenlinna

Address
Distance: 0,1 mi
Suomenlinna C 9
00190 Helsinki
Finland

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Eurohostel

Address
Distance: 1,4 mi
Linnankatu 9
00160 Helsinki
Finland

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Checkout: - Checkin:
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Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


Videos from the area

Helsinki, Finland: Suomenlinna Island and Fortress

Published: December 29, 2010
Length: 14:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Rick Steves Europe

Helsinki's most important sight is Suomenlinna, an island guarding Helsinki's harbor that served as a strategic fortress for three countries: Sweden, Russia, and then Finland. It's now a popular...

Fortaleza Suomenlinna (Helsinki) | 090814 | JorgeJaMiriam

Published: August 16, 2014
Length: 11:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jorge ja Miriam

Hola! Aquí está nuestro vídeo de Suomenlinna el pasado sábado, una fortaleza construida en 1748 sobre varias islas situadas al sur de Helsinki. Fue declarada patrimonio de la Humanidad...

Suomenlinna Fortress and Island, Finland

Published: December 18, 2014
Length: 56:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jacob Deme

Suomenlinna Fortress was constructed by the Swedish Empire and then was conceded to the Russian Empire. Then it was finally handed over to the Finns. Today it is a residential island with...

Helsinki Suomenlinna Fortress

Published: October 21, 2013
Length: 01:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripoGuy

More about my trips in http://mytripo.blogspot.com/

Päivä Suomenlinnassa - A day in the Castle of Finland

Published: June 03, 2013
Length: 58:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Juha Seila

Castle of Finland with one of the first really beautiful summer weather, this year! Kids have grown up and I'm alone with my dear wife! This is just a plain organic video with natural sound...

Suomenlinnan kirjasto

Published: June 10, 2009
Length: 38:33 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: LibHelFi

Suomenlinnan kirjaston esittelyvideo Helsingin kaupunginkirjaston verkkosivuille.

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