boat, Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland 2000 - Etelä-Suomi by dromosapien Star this if you like it!

- Island Fortress, Suomenlinna, Finland 2000 constructed: 1748 architect: Augustin Ehrensvard (1710–1772), Sweden builder: King Adolf Frederick of Sweden (1710-1771) islands: 6 area: 210 hectares / 519 acres fell: 1808, to Russia ceded: 1918 to Finland prison: 1908 factory: 1921-1936, aircraft museum: 1971 UNESCO: World Heritage Site 1991 * Suomenlinna / Castle of Finland, population: 800, A six island uncompleted Helsinki island fortress constructed by Sweden in 1747 and named Sveaborg. In May 1808 Sveaborg a.k.a. Viapori was surrendered to the Russians. In May 1918 the fort was ceded to Finland.


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