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Sister fortress of Suomenlinna

Svartholm Fortress is sister fortress of Suomenlinna Fortress in Helsinki. It is located just... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2014
mWrite
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Helsinki, Finland
A Must for a History Buff

Svartholm seafortress is the "smaller sister" of Suomenlinna. Svartholm lies in the archipelago of... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2017
antilsa
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Helsinki, Finland
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5 Aug 2017
“A Must for a History Buff”
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Svartholm seafortress is the "smaller sister" of Suomenlinna. Svartholm lies in the archipelago of Loviisa and can be reached only by boat in the summer or crossing the ice during part of the winter (recommended only for experienced skiers/skaters/hikers). During the summer there is a...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place with free boat parking, not that much to see as it is a small island. Sadly the restaurant closes early in the summer but bring your own stuff and it will be a blast! With good weather it is a really nice place!

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Reviewed 13 August 2016

A place to visit in Loviisa. A ferry runs on summertime from the town harbour to the fort. There is also a small bar open during the summer. Some activities for the children. Guided tour inside the fortress for a very small fee.

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Reviewed 28 July 2016

The fortress is worth a visit if your into history, thou it was pretty much damaged in a previous was. Quite small takes about 30-45minutes to walk thru it all(maybe even quicker?) The only downfall is the restaurant, the staff are nice and all but...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2014

Svartholm Fortress is sister fortress of Suomenlinna Fortress in Helsinki. It is located just outside of City of Loviisa on a small Svartholm island. It is served with a boat from Loviisa. Fortress was destroyed by British Navy in 1850s and has repaired. There is...More

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