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Fortress of Suomenlinna

Suomenlinna C1, Helsinki, Finland
+358 29 5338410
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  • Average9%
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“ferry ride” (224 reviews)
“kings gate” (65 reviews)
“public ferry” (65 reviews)
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Suomenlinna C1, Helsinki, Finland
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+358 29 5338410
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Reviewed yesterday

This place can be visited either as a whole day trip, or, as I would recommend, a half day trip. There is plenty to see and do, with some great views and interesting architecture, as well as a number of museums, including the military museum...More

Thank edcookstour
Reviewed yesterday

We walked around the entire island and used the picnic shelter available for our picnic lunch. It is a lovely place for a family to visit and for kids to run and explore.

Thank Travelsfar1234
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a nice island to spend a day. There is a lot of history there and it's a nice environment anyway. We enjoyed the toy museum and it has a nice café attached.

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Its not very big island but have eldest builthings of Finland. It also have rich history what comes to navy and anti-boat guns during Swedish, tsar Russian and Finnish times. IF YOU dont have spesific interest for Finnish history and have seen many greatest things...More

Thank 260nikok
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took the ferry over to the island of Suomenlinna. Only 5 euros per person for the ferry. Tickets could be obtained easily from ticket machine at ferry terminal. (Machine had instructions in English.) Trip only took about 15 minutes. Lots to see on the island....More

Thank Kaye O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I always enjoy a ferry ride, so getting to the Fortress was a plus. The hike around the fortress was a pleasure as well, despite the light rain, wind, and temperature in the 50s. You can make the day as little or as long as...More

Thank Starrette G
Suomenlinna_official, Tourist Advisor at Fortress of Suomenlinna, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Starrette G, thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the hike and the views in Suomenlinna! We are sorry to hear that the Cafe Piper had to close before you had the chance to go there. Let's hope...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I wish we had set aside more time for this. It was really a great place with lots to see and do. Multiple museums and lots of spots to stop for a meal or a coffee. Make sure you set aside at least half of...More

Thank tbacus
Suomenlinna_official, Tourist Advisor at Fortress of Suomenlinna, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello tbacus, thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your day in Suomenlinna. We hope you will have the chance to visit the fortress again with better time and enjoy the whole day here. Welcome again! Best regards, Annamaria...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

6x museams, small mini caffes, plenty of nice spots to enjoy the view. regular ferry and cheap to and from the island and market square; you can easily spend all day on the island.More

Thank Melanie A
Suomenlinna_official, Tourist Advisor at Fortress of Suomenlinna, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Melanie A, Thank you for your review and your useful tips for visitors. You can find more information and the opening hours for services such as museums, cafés and restaurants, on our website. There is also the visitor´s map which shows you the recommended...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Just a short hop from the harbor in Helsinki, and you're walking the winding cobblestone streets of this set of islands connected by bridges, with sweeping ocean views. You can explore the old fortifications or browse small shops and museums. A great place to spend...More

Thank TheBigSuitcase
Suomenlinna_official, Tourist Advisor at Fortress of Suomenlinna, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear TheBigSuitcase, Thank you for your nice review and your useful tips for visitors. You can find more information and the opening hours for the services such as cafés, restaurants and museums, on our website. Hope to see you soon again in Suomenlinna! Best regards,...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

good place for kids running around. king's gate is interesting, very well preserved. Surprisingly, a cruise line can pass by outside channel !

Thank ABostonian
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dv66051
24 May 2017|
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Response from Suomenlinna_official | Property representative |
Hello dv66051 Thank you for your question and interest in Suomenlinna! The ferry and the JT-Line water bus leave from the Market Square. There are several ports for cruise ships, so the route to the Market Square varies. If... More
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dv66051
6 May 2017|
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Response from Suomenlinna_official | Property representative |
Hello dv66051! Thank you for your question and interest in Suomenlinna! Suomenlinna is a popular tourist destination, but also a lively district with 800 inhabitants. You can visit Suomenlinna and walk around the fortress... More
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Merav E
18 April 2017|
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Response from Suomenlinna_official | Property representative |
Hello Merav E! Thank you for your question. There are few ports in Helsinki for cruise ships. Depending on the port your cruise arrives, you can take a bus or tram to the city centre. You can check the timetables and routes... More
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