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Undocking of historical ships

22.4.-24.4.2019

Historical ships set sail after traditional undocking. The procedure can be observed at the Dry dock observation deck.

Guided walking tours in English and in Russian from September until May

1.9.2018-31.5.2019

Learn about the colourful history of the fortress on a guided walking tour on Saturdays and Sundays. The tours are available in English at 1:30 p.m.

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Open fires and barbeques are not permitted in Suomenlinna

Open fires and barbecues, including disposable barbecues, are prohibited throughout Suomenlinna. Instead of barbecuing its possible to enjoy the many restaurants and cafés of the fortress. Thank you for adhering to the rules and helping us maintain World Heritage.

One of Finland's World Heritage Sites

In 1991, the Suomenlinna fortress was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List as a unique monument of military architecture. Another special feature of the fortress is that in the course of its history it has served in the defence of three realms: Sweden, Russia and Finland.

Beautiful all year around

When is Suomenlinna open for visits? How do I get to Suomenlinna? Find an answer to these and many other frequently asked questions about Suomenlinna.

Get to know Suomenlinna

See Suomenlinna from a bird's view and go inside tunnels and restaurants from home or your hotel room. You can choose summer or winter version. Click below to Suomenlinna Skyview service.

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