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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

Suomenlinna C1, Helsinki, Finland
+358 29 5338410
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  • Average8%
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“ferry ride” (247 reviews)
“king's gate” (87 reviews)
“public ferry” (74 reviews)
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Suomenlinna C1, Helsinki, Finland
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+358 29 5338410
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"ferry ride"
in 247 reviews
"king's gate"
in 87 reviews
"public ferry"
in 74 reviews
"world heritage site"
in 58 reviews
"short ferry"
in 44 reviews
"dry dock"
in 43 reviews
"main museum"
in 45 reviews
"military museum"
in 82 reviews
"market square"
in 266 reviews
"sunny day"
in 187 reviews
"day trip"
in 178 reviews
"interesting history"
in 76 reviews
"guided tour"
in 116 reviews
"few hours"
in 144 reviews
"beautiful island"
in 86 reviews
"cafes and restaurants"
in 65 reviews
"walk around"
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Reviewed yesterday

Was told that 3 hours are enough, I am confident that spending half day is not even fair enough. so many spot to walk, and see. the tunnels, the coffee shops, the museums. the toys museum Unfortunately couldn't visit the church. Next time maybe.

Thank Najat R
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A trip to Suomenlinna is well worthwhile during a stay in Helsinki. The island has a fascinating history. It’s only a 15 minute ferry ride from Market Square. The ferries run frequently and we could use our HSL public transport ticket. They don’t seem to...More

Thank JimM466
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We thoroughly enjoyed nearly a full day here on the island of Suomenlinna. A really interesting place with an amazing history, very good museums and excellent walks. A really good place to visit when in Helsinki.

Thank AndyWarnes
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I did 2 day trips while I was staying in Helsinki. Suomenlinna is the most popular tourist attraction in Finland (northern lights also being immensely popular)with about 1 million visitors every year. Construction of the fortress started in the 18th century when it still belonged...More

Thank TrMarek
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a beautiful site and worth the visit. I recommend a tour or else it will just look like a bunch of historic buildings. Our tour guide was excellent and because it was in english, our group was quite small. You will find out...More

Thank 2015aventures
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Reviewed 2 days ago

An interesting piece of bohemia in the presence of Helsinki. There's also a brewery in Suomenlinna in case you're into beers.

Thank 939joelp
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Fortress is a must see for any visitor to Helsinki. We took a Ferry early morning. The ride took about 45 mins. It was nippy despite it being May. The tour of the Fortress takes a couple of hours. When you get off the...More

Thank KumarDoraiswami
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Surrounded by ancient stone walls you can experience livelyand attractive theater - unfortunately only in Finnish. I still recommend!

Thank AnneliIA
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is very easy to reach: by the docks in front of the Old Market you can buy the ferry tickets for just 5 euros for the roundtrip. The ferry is a very nice way to see helsinki from the sea. There is a...More

Thank Haway87
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Use the public transport it costs 5€ or use the one day pass which costs 9€ per day. It's a great historical place where lot of events happened.

Thank AMINE N
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Kabrams1618
30 July 2018|
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Response from Suomenlinna_official | Property representative |
Hello Kabrams1618, yes, the combination ticket to all the museums in Suomenlinna costs 19 Euros. You can purchase the ticket at any museum here. With kind regards, Taru / Suomenlinna Tourist Information
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Anna H
29 July 2018|
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Response from Suomenlinna_official | Property representative |
Hello Anna H! Thank you for your question. You can get to Suomenlinna eitehr by the public ferry (HSL), or the rpivate water bus (JT-line). the public ferry departures from Suomenlinna back to the mainland every 20 minutes... More
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Kabrams1618
27 June 2018|
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Response from Suomenlinna_official | Property representative |
Hello Kabrams 1618 and thank you for your question. If you have time until late in the evening, then yes, it is manageable to visit both on the same day, although you will need quite a lot of time for commuting. It takes... More
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