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Attractions - Culture Highlights in Turku PDF Print E-mail

Turku (or "Åbo" in Swedish) was the principal town in Finland when the country was a province of Sweden, losing its status in 1812, along with most of its buildings in a ferocious fire soon after – occurrences that clearly improved the place. Turku is an important cultural and historical center and always pleasant and highly sociable with it's exciting history and culture.

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The Cathedral of Turku is the mother church of the Lutheran Church of Finland, and the country’s national shrine. It is also regarded as one of the major records of Finnish architectural history. Read more...

The Turku Castle, (Finnish: Turun linna, Swedish: Åbo slott) is a monument of Finnish history situated in the city of Turku in Finland. Read more...



The old Town Center. The historical and cosy surroundings of the Old Great Square. Read more... Sibelius museum is the only museum totally devoted to music in Finland. The museum building, designed by Woldemar Baeckman, is one of the most original Finnish creations of the 1960s. Read more...

The Turku Art Museum, a central part of the art life in Turku since 1904, has been re-opened to the general public in 2005. Read more... Åbo Svenska Teater

Åbo Svenska Teater (website in Swedish)

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Turku Market Hall. The Tuku Market Hall - Turun Kauppahalli - Åbo Saluhall inspires people with food at its best. We have a handful of restaurants, wonderful scents, a pleasant atmosphere and personal service across the counter. Read more... Forum Marinum is the result of the systematic development of the maritime museum functions in the Turku area.  Read more...


Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, the museum of history and contemporary art, is an unique cultural attraction in Turku. Read more...
The Museum "Ett Hem" "Ett Hem". In their will Alfred and Hélène Jacobsson donated their 19th century house to Åbo Akademi as a museum. The idea was to preserve the atmosphere of upper class life in Åbo/Turku. Read more...



The Biological Museum of Turku The Biological Museum of Turku is a museum of natural history established in 1907. The museum has 13 different nature sceneries with animals on display. The museum is a perfect destination for study excursions for everyone interested in nature and cultural history. Read more...

Kustö - Kuusisto - Castle in the archipelago of Turku.

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