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Address: Suomenlinna C1, Helsinki, Finland
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Private Guided Tour of Suomenlinna Sea Fortress
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Private Half-Day Tour of Helsinki and the Suomenlinna Sea Fortress
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Great value day out

You can enjoy a rare thing, a cheap day out in Helsinki, by taking the ferry to Suomenlinna. The return trip costs just €5 per person and once on the island you can visit the... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2016
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Canterbury, Uk
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

You can enjoy a rare thing, a cheap day out in Helsinki, by taking the ferry to Suomenlinna. The return trip costs just €5 per person and once on the island you can visit the fortifications, enjoy the beach, go bird watching, picnic, watch the boats coming and going or visit the museums. The only extras are for food/drinks and... More 

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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Interesting visit which includes the museums on the island and travelling by ferry. An excellent tourist guide start at the center of the island.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Fun ferry ride to the island, walk the beautiful grounds and investigate the many buildings...lovely view from every hilltop, there was a striking singer in the church/lighthouse.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We spent wonderful afternoon taking ferry to the island that the fortress sits on and exploring the sights and fascinating history. Not to be missed!

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Brisbane, Queensland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Suomenlinna was a great day out in Helsinki. The short ferry ride to/from Market Square is very picturesque and you get a nice view of the harbour, the skyline and the pretty little islands. The Suomenlinna Museum was excellent and gave a concise and interesting overview of the history of the area. The Military Museum Menage was outstanding: it was... More 

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Melbourne
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

Ferry trip very interesting, fortress was very large & required some effort to get round it, but well worth it.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Attended a business tour of the fortress which was very interesting. Wear lots of warm layers as it was early September and freezing on the island. Attended dinner after the tour, which was very enjoyable and warm indoors. Would return.

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Thank MariaD1975
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

UNESCO World Heritage site - a military fortress seeped in history. Extremely enjoyable ,15 mins Ferry ride from Market square, Helsinki. Great place to visit in a short amount of time. Definitely, one of the highlights. Don't miss out visiting the military museum, on the island which gives you a lot of insight about Finland's history. A ticket is required... More 

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Bristol, England
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

The city ferry is free if you have a city tram/bus day ticket. Otherwise about 5 euros from memory. This ferry departs every 20 minutes during the day and is an attractive trip across the harbour to the island. There are alternative (more expensive) tourist boat options. There is a path around the island (and a small bridge to an... More 

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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

As there is not much to visit on Mondays in Helsinki, this place in the summer can be quite an attraction. But do not expect too much either.

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