Turku

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albums live

. These performances were recorded, but were not released until much later with the albums, ''Live at Turku Rock Festival'' in 1995, and ''Under the Dutch Skies 1970 - 74'' in 2007 (which encompassed three separate tours). At the end of 1971 a new studio album, ''Historical Figures and Ancient Heads'', was released. The album included Bob Hite’s vocal duet with Little Richard on the Skip Taylor written track, "Rockin’ with the King" featuring the guitar playing of both Henry Vestine and Joel


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of Finland, but naval advances had been blocked by a strong Swedish naval presence. The Russian governor in Finland, Prince Mikhail Galitzine, with his headquarters in Turku, was unable to receive support by sea, which was then far more important than land-based support. Admiral Apraksin (Fyodor Matveyevich Apraksin)'s fleet was sent by the Tsar to open these service lines. It was formerly known as '''Spöring Island''', named by Lt. James Cook (James Cook) after the Finnish draughtsman


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and Sat 11AM–3PM. *


excellent friendly

checkin checkout content Clean comfortable rooms, excellent friendly service, quality breakfast, central location at a stone's throw from the cathedral and river Aura promenade. Fully equipped rooms. Great value for money. *


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'' (fiery) with a black cap and ''Linnan sinappi'' (Mustard of the Castle) with blue cap. The logo sports the profile of Turku castle. The most popular one is the "red" range (''Vahva''), which has a distinctive taste. There are 19 platforms at the station. Numbers 1–3 are on the east side and serve local trains on the Tikkurila route, their tracks stop short of the main station roof. Numbers 4–11 in the centre of the station are the main platforms for longer-distance trains


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Men's World Ice Hockey Championships 1997 Helsinki Turku Tampere, Finland bgcolor gold '''Gold''' - - 2003 (2003 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships) Helsinki Tampere Turku, Finland bgcolor gold '''Gold''' - ''Freedom of the Seas'' left Aker Finnyards (STX Finland Cruise Oy) shipyard in Turku, Finland on April 24, 2006. With gross tonnage of 154,410 tons, they surpassed Cunard Line's '' RMS


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such comical shows as ''the Amazing History of Turku'' and ''the Amazing Near-history of Turku''. You’ll find the Old Kivipaino Theater house and Theater Restaurant on Linnankatu street.In addition to comedy and stand-up performances there's also drama, concerts and children theater among its repertoire. During summer you can also catch up with Linnateatteri on the courtyard stage of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. *


good online

cd's and lp's to music dvd's and other products. It also has a good online-store and staff that can give you great recommendations. *


top professional

and comfortable HK Areena is well known for hosting large public events and for hosting the games of TPS (''Turun Palloseura''), Turku's number one ice hockey team. In terms of championships, TPS is the most successful team in the history of the SM-liiga, the top professional ice hockey league in Finland. HK Arena offers a large arena and grandstands in addition to smaller function rooms. Restaurants serve before the entertainment, during the intermission


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, starting from Turku, and continuing through rural archipelago villages and astonishing Baltic Sea sceneries. There are also shorter biking routes which you can choose if you have less time. Bike rental The city tourist office can suggest cycling routes and publishes an excellent free bike route map of the city and surrounding towns. They also rent bikes (20 € day) as do e.g. Polkupyörävuokraamo in the harbour (phone +358 (0) 40 372 5310, €12 day, €59

Turku

'''Turku''' ( ) is a city (List of towns in Finland) on the southwest coast of Finland at the mouth of the Aura River (Aura River (Finland)), 'Aluetietopankki' at the Kuntaliitto website in the region of Finland Proper. Turku, as a town, was settled during the 13th century and founded most likely at the end of the 13th century, making it the oldest city in Finland. It quickly became the most important city in Finland, a status it retained for hundreds of years. After Finland became part of the Russian Empire (1809) and the capital of the Grand Duchy of Finland was moved to Helsinki (1812), Turku continued to be the most populous city in Finland until the end of the 1840s, and it remains a regional capital and an important business and cultural centre.

Because of its long history, it has been the site of many important events and has extensively influenced Finnish history (History of Finland). Along with Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia, Turku was designated the European Capital of Culture for 2011. In 1996 it was declared the official Christmas City of Finland.

Due to its location, Turku is a notable commercial and passenger seaport with over three million passengers travelling through the Port of Turku each year to Stockholm and Mariehamn.

As of 30 September 2014, the population of Turku was 183,811, http: vrk.fi default.aspx?docid 8639&site 3&id 0 making it the sixth largest city in Finland. As of 31 August 2008 there were 303,492 inhabitants living in the Turku sub-region, ranking it as the third largest (List of urban areas in Finland by population) urban area in Finland after the Greater Helsinki area and Tampere sub-region. The city is officially bilingual as percent of its population identify Swedish as a mother-tongue.

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