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Castle ruins on the middle of Kajaani

Roofless ruins of a 1600 century castle in the middle of Kajaani. Some renovation was going on, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Nice castle ruins

Nice castle ruins, next to an amazing river. You can get some beautiful pictures here. Also a... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Joensuu, Finland
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Linnankatu 27, Kajaani 87100, Finland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Roofless ruins of a 1600 century castle in the middle of Kajaani. Some renovation was going on, but visit was still possible.

Thank FinTravelCat
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Nice castle ruins, next to an amazing river. You can get some beautiful pictures here. Also a perfect and quick stop for families. The only disappointing thing is that some of the walls have been tainted with graffiti.

Thank vititsa
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The castle ruins in Kajaani are unique and place to see in two very special ways: 1. It is the most northest stone fortress in the world 2. It is the only castle in Europe that has a bridge built over it I truly hope...More

Thank Timo P
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Castle ruins are under the bridge in the city center. Why the hell they have built a bridge trough a castle? The castle itself is always open and free to explore. This is really nice castle because it is small but quite a maze. At...More

Thank Antti L
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The ruins of Kajaani castle in the middle of city. Located in an island in the river. Nice view over the river.

Thank Juha R
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Smallish ruins, but nice to visit on a summer evening. Seems to be a popular Place for the local youths.

Thank dag007
Reviewed 21 January 2017

This castle is very easily accessible from the city centre. In the summertime this would be a very nice picnic location. We visited in the winter and the stairs were very slippery and it felt a bit unsafe to walk around on the higher levels....More

Thank Ninnunipsu
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Kajaanin linna/Kajaneborg ruins are nicely visible from the shores of Kajaani river. You can also easily walk into the castle. The castle was from the 17th century and destroyed by the Russian in 1716. There is also a signboard telling you about the history of...More

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyd my time there! Beautiful place if it's good weather! The Castle is also fantastic during night because of the shiny lights. You should visit day time and night time. You can visit inside of the castle and read about the history.

Thank emmalauramaria
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The Kajaani castle ruins are a must visit in Kajaani. Especially when it gets dark and the ruins are lit, it's an exceptional view! Also there is some info about the ruins which was really interesting.

Thank jasminhyr
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