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Bomarsund Fortress

Sund, Aland Island 22530, Finland
+358 18 432134
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Old fortress ruins

we viseted the runins meney thimes, and it is a wery buotefol place and amasing nature. it is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Henrik A
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Aland Island, Finland
huge fortress with amazing stories

the ruins of Bomarsund fortress expand to an area almost 10 km and for one to see it all it would... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Rockhills
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Finland
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Sund, Aland Island 22530, Finland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we viseted the runins meney thimes, and it is a wery buotefol place and amasing nature. it is amasing historic place.

Thank Henrik A
Reviewed 19 September 2017

the ruins of Bomarsund fortress expand to an area almost 10 km and for one to see it all it would take a day.. We did the small round following the outer walls of fortress. This place really brings history to life, when you stand...More

Thank Rockhills
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This area is pretty nice to discover, but that requires you to go through the nature trail going around the area. There are interesting information boards along the way telling about the area's history. Nice landscapes, varying terrain and some old ruins to be seen....More

Thank JoonaPaatalo
Reviewed 29 August 2017

The Bomarsund fortress spans a large area and requires quite a bit of walking. But, if the weather is nice then it is really a nice experience.

Thank MikaelH
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

These ruined forts are fascinating to see and to imagine the massive structure when it was finished and standing. Up the road (about a 1km walk that is not on the flat) you can find Notvikstornet fort.

Thank Playfairest
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We pass this site every year on our way yo visit friends. We finally decided to stop, since none of us are particularily interested in ruins it took us 10 years to do so... The site is easily walked, information provided in English and there...More

1  Thank Hampm57
Reviewed 22 June 2017

very interesting great views all around very informative thing's were written in English. great piece of history well worth a visit

Thank sally670
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We spent a pleasant (if wet) afternoon cycling around the old fortress grounds. The main site is an impressive pile of rubble made up of bricks and the local red granite; the ruins give you the sense of the size of the place. It is...More

Thank williamhW7307QU
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The amount of time you spend here will depend on your interest level. You can see the basics in 1/2 or you can stay 2+ hours and enjoy a picnic by the sea. We took the #4 bus there from downtown Mariehamn and had 2...More

Thank AdventureUnlimited01
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This is an easy to reach place quite accessible by road.There is no entry charge and is free to access by anyone. It is nicely explored by food though quite extensive. Overall a nice experience

Thank rachaelruth7
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