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Christmas at the fortress

1.12.2018-6.1.2019

Christmas at the fortress is full of experiences and cosy atmosphere. Have a look at the program and make a journey to the World Heritage Site!

Trail of the Fortress Gnome

1.12.2018-6.1.2019

Follow the Fortress Gnome’s trail – pick up a map from the Visitor Centre at the Jetty Barracks! The route will be open to visitors until 6 January 2019.

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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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