One of the most famous castles in the world Olavinlinna in Finland, was built to protect the country from an invasion by Russia #Finland

One of the most famous castles in the world Olavinlinna in Finland was built to protect the country from an invasion by Russia It is the northernmost medieval stone fortress still standing in the world.

Olavinlinna Castle ~ Savonlinna, Finland

Savonlinna Castle - Finland -- taught ice physics here one summer. Shakespeare in the castle performed Hamlet.

Archipelago Sea (Finnish Saaristomeri, Swedish Skärgårdshavet) is a part of the Baltic Sea between the Gulf of Bothnia, the Gulf of Finland and the Sea of Åland, within Finnish territorial waters. By some definitions it contains the largest archipelago (island group) in the world by the number of islands, although many of the islands are very small and tightly clustered.

Archipelago Sea (Finnish Saaristomeri, Swedish Skärgårdshavet) is a part of the Baltic Sea between the Gulf of Bothnia, the Gulf of Finland and the Sea of Åland, within Finnish territorial waters

Turun saaristo

Sisämaan kasvatille saaristo on eksoottinen paikka.

Alvar Aalto: Finlandia Hall

What Does an Alvar Aalto Design Look Like?

Valtionhotelli art-nouveau castle, present day hotel in Imatra, Finland

"Valtionhotelli" art-nouveau castle, present day hotel in Imatra, Finland by architect Usko Nyström

Suomenlinna Sea Fortress | HOME SWEET WORLD | Now part of the city of Helsinki, the capital of Finland, Suomenlinna is a UNESCO World Heritage site

Finnish Suomenlinna Fortress Suomenlinna Sea Fortress is an ancient maritime fortress and one of Finland’s top most popular tourist destinations. It is situated at the entrance of Helsinki's harbou.

Tove Jansson's cottage @ Pellinki, Finland. Creator of the Moomins.

Tove Jansson's cottage in Klovharun island in Pellinki. Jansson was a Swedish-speaking Finnish novelist, painter, illustrator and comic strip author. Tove Jansson is best known as the author of the MOOMIN books for children.

Helsinki

Eira, Helsinki, Finland, photo by Jenni Rotonen

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