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Address: Linnankatu 80, Turku 20100, Finland
Phone Number:
+358 3 5822620300
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 06:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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back to medievel times

Collection of old clothes, dishes and tools is amazing. Some of them are more than hundreds of years old

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Saaremaa, Estonia

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Saaremaa, Estonia
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Collection of old clothes, dishes and tools is amazing. Some of them are more than hundreds of years old

Thank KihelkonnaSuvekodu
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Turku is the capital of Finland during the time when Finland is ruled by kings and queens. The castle is a reminder of Finland's diverse history. Although the castle's exterior is not what most people expect (I mean, the "fairy tale" castle), it is still full of artifacts and interesting displays which reflect the life of its inhabitants. Visitors can... More 

Thank Jam E
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Castle is enormous so put aside half a day! Most of the very detailed descriptions in rooms were also in English which was a bonus as we are tourists. Great exhibits throughout and so much information you won't know what to do with yourself. Beautiful castle!

Thank Charlotte M
Turku, Finland
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55 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really old place in good condition. Had a friends wedding in this last summer and it was something to remember. Try it out!

Thank Andrus_555
Mackay, Australia
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic, authentic medieval castle to explore. Extremely large castle so allow plenty of time. Something for everyone including children with a dress up room. Kids can dress up from knights in o royalty, lots of fun. Museum sometimes has visiting exhibitions which adds to the trip. Definitely worthwhile. Guided tours are also available in multiple languages.

Thank Heli S
Turku, Finland
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82 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This castle is just so big - if I have anything negative to say about it, it is that you could probably stay all day here and still not see everything! But that means there's something for everyone - the kids can appreciate the castle as a whole and some of the smaller exhibits along the way will cater to... More 

1 Thank zenobianblue
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This kid friendly atmospheric castle is an good example of (better) life in Finland under Swedish Crown. It's not any shining palace but tells slightly realistic story of the rough living conditions in Medieval Finland.

Thank merikauhu
Harare, Zimbabwe
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Turku Castle is an awesome structure which gives one a glimpse of rich Finnish history. An imposing structure that leaves one awestruck, I will surely visit it again in my lifetime.

Thank Elizabeth L
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21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

One of the top sights in Finland. Excellent exhibits, interesting and well guided medieval tour, staff dressed in period costumes, lots of activities for kids and a fine shop. I'd say a must if you visit Turku.

1 Thank Eveaurora
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

By the end of touring the castle you will have a nice overview of Finnish history. The castle is mostly restored from ruins caused during the 2nd WW so don't expect too much original detail and contents.

Thank PavlosEd

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