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ŠAMAŠ – Touring Presentation of Zad Moultaka Installation

14.8.-7.10.2018

ŠamaŠ is the latest work of the Lebanese composer and artist Zad Moultaka. It represented Lebanon at the 2017 Venice Biennale at which it received more than 54,000 visitors.

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Photography exhibition: One hundred years of Suomenlinna 1918–2018

14.9.2018-30.4.2019

Previously known as Sveaborg or Viapori, the fortress was named Suomenlinna 100 years ago. This exhibition examines the 100 years of the fortress’s Finnish period.

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Did you know that...

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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