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Address: Suomenlinna C1, Helsinki, Finland
Phone Number: +358 29 5338410
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US$249.98*
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Private Guided Tour of Suomenlinna Sea Fortress
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Private Half-Day Tour of Helsinki and Suomenlinna Sea Fortress
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Great day out

Something for everyone to see and do. History interesting and plenty of things to learn. Beautiful island with selection of places to stop and take refreshments, eat lunch etc.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Something for everyone to see and do. History interesting and plenty of things to learn. Beautiful island with selection of places to stop and take refreshments, eat lunch etc.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect place to have outdoor activities, picnic or have a dinner at restaurant. Please do remember to wear pair of good shoes.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A must see - when visiting Helsinki. Prepare yourself with good shoes (sneakers) due to uneven ground in many places. A coffee or a glass of wine at the Piper Cafe with a stunning view to the Baltic sea!

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Suomenlinna is a really great place for a nice walk with friends. It is a sightseeing spot mainly, don't miss the submarine, but we also go there to picnic. There is a great view from the island.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Populated fortress built against russian forces by swedish kingdom (finnish builders) and lost due the weak covernment. Was built on several islands and had it's own community with soldiers and their families. Old cannons and high walls reminding those days. There are restaurant, coffee houses small beach with shower. Children may have guided adventures with special outfit. No need to... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's more than just a fort. It's a home for 800 people set over the several islands joined by little bridges. The Ferry is great and it makes you feel like an adventurer heading across the ocean (bay) to undiscovered "olde worlde" adventures. If in Helsinki you MUST go!

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is where my parents met and where I spent my childhood summers. Filled with fortresses from the 1700s, nature and green (and tiny frogs!) in the summer and all of it surrounded by the sea. Little hobbit-like huts with grass roofs, only a few know what's inside because they are locked and out of order. Here you can watch... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What an amazing place to visit. You literally feel like you took a step back in time. If you're in Helsinki, visiting the Fortress of Suomenlinna is definitely worth the 15 minute ferry ride. The Fortress of Suomenlinna sprawls over several islands, which you have free reign to walk from one to the next. We loved visiting the gift shop,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed walking through this island, a ferry ride from Helsinki. We had wanted to see the toy museum, but it was closed that day. I have seen quite a few fortresses and this was actually the best I have ever visited.

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Mulfingen, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This world heritage site is highly recommended for a visit. Situated on an island in the archipelago in Helsinki's Baltic sea shores, you can enjoy nature and historic places in one spot.

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