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Historical castle

This is the only castle in the Åland island and it was first built in the 14th century. The castle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ricardo B
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London, United Kingdom
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great castle

we only had a chance to see it from the outside, but with a top guide, we got the whole story about... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
michael c
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Stockholm, Sweden
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“treasure hunt”(3 reviews)
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Kungsgards Allen 68, Sund, Aland Island 22530, Finland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the only castle in the Åland island and it was first built in the 14th century. The castle is quite impressive from outside in quite idilic surroundings and when you go inside while not extremely interesting at least it is worth 20 minutes...More

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we only had a chance to see it from the outside, but with a top guide, we got the whole story about the castle.

Thank michael c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not enter the castle since it was almoust closing time, but we did walk around the outdoor museum area around the castle. Nice place to visit with children (nice playgrounds and sheep), but also interesting history for adults as well.

Thank Jonna85
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a really memorable place to visit. The audio guide was very well done and displays showing how the built it was really interesting. The walk around the walls is not for those who don’t like heights!

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

It was a really great suprise this castle to be so interesting! Information of history was easy to catch from signs all over the castle and a guide was a super! He told us many interesting new facts about this castle and spoked fluently many...More

Thank Kirsukkaa
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I remember the castle from my childhood 35 years ago. They have made the ruins more re-presentable and more fun. The walk through the castle was rather exciting and interesting. The prison house and the outdoor museum Jan Karlsgården were nice. There are some very...More

Thank Briesa
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Compact Castle, kids liked treasure hunt. Vita Björn prison was also fun to include in tour. Take comfy shoes!

Thank PauliinaK95
Reviewed 6 August 2018

It's a must-see to understand the history of the Åland archipelago. The buildings are impressive. Audioguide is included in the entry price which is rare enough to be pointed out.

Thank Chris77CH
Reviewed 29 July 2018

You follow the route through the castle and thankfully all the signs are also in English so easy to follow and learn about the castle and a lot of the history of the area and the islands.

Thank carpefeline
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Easy to find and visit on a way to Bomarsund fortress. Worth of visit, there is marked route through the castle and information boards telling about history of the castle. If you pay 1 euro more for ticket, you can visit also the prison museum.

Thank Pekka L
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