Turku

What is Turku known for?


social debut

in to the aristocracy; a trip on the continent in 1821-22 was the finishing touch of her upbringing before her social debut. ''Bremer, Fredrika'' (Anteckningar om svenska qvinnor) Just 46 days later on 21 June in Turku, Finland, Bannister's record was broken by his rival Landy with a time of 3 min 57.9 s, which the IAAF ratified as 3 min 58.0 s due to the rounding rules


fashion beauty

of the store. *


traditional fine

the basis for an English club activities. Pohja serves traditional fine dining food and atmosphere. *


important opera

this was the last live performance so far, although a lot of fans all around the world (e.g. Brazil, India, Japan) would love to see it on stage. A video recording of the premiere show is available on Waltari's ''''Waltari Fun Club Video Part 2''''. thumb Matti Salminen (File:Matti salminen.jpg) '''Matti Salminen''' (born 7 July 1945, in Turku) is a Finnish (Finns) operatic bass (Bass (voice type)) singer, who has sung at all of the most important opera houses of the world, including


numerous cultural

and the residence of the Archbishop of Finland. The '''II District''' is one of the central districts of Turku, Finland. It is located on the east side of the river Aura, between ''Uudenmaankatu'' and ''Kaskenkatu''. The district is located on the historical centre of the city, and contains numerous cultural and historical venues, such as the Luostarinmäki handicrafts museum, the Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova twin museums, and the Old Great Square (Turku


productions including

of Stanislaus I of Poland, a mission which he accomplished with distinguished ability but absolute unscrupulousness. Shortly afterwards he was besieged by Augustus in Warsaw and compelled to surrender. A few dramatic productions, including one movie, have been adapted from Härkönen's works. ''Häräntappoase'' was made into a six-part television series and stage productions in Turku and Kotka and summer 2010 in Pyynikin kesäteatteri in Tampere. Scriptwriter Tove Idström


famous views

friends and let your mind wonder off in the beautiful scenery of our world-famous views. . With Lily you can depart for a two-hour cruise in the Airisto waves or spend the entire summer's day on Vepsä Island. The voyage is an hour each way. There is a cafe onboard. The main deck consist of a bright 100-person lounge, with a 40-seater cabinet downstairs and a large deck and sun terrace upstairs


art performances

, all situated in the heart of Turku. Programme usually includes musical and art performances, literature, theatre, dance, museums and street culture. *


horror quot

hours Wed-Thu 5PM-9PM, Fri 5PM-Midnight, Sat Noon-Midnight, Sun-Tue closed price 10 12€ content At Hohtogolf Westcoast is a glow in the dark 15-hole miniature golf course with over-the-top mechanized special effects and a special "horror" section. Fun thing to do in a group, especially after a few drinks from the bar. As a new feature they also offer a small curling track. *


helsinki

;'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

areas in Finland by population third largest 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. History Turku has a long history

as Finland's largest city and occasionally as the administrative center of the country, but for the last two hundred years has been surpassed by Helsinki. The city's identity stems from its status as the oldest city in Finland and the country's first capital. Originally

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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