Turku

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Karelian style large cabin, that has for decades been a stopping point for people enjoying the nature on the island. Unpretentious lunch consisting of traditional pea soup and delicious pancakes. Coffee table also has a range of traditional delicacies, cakes and pies. *


building originating

address Läntinen Rantakatu 37 lat 60.4434 long 22.2509 directions phone +358 10 423-3248 tollfree fax hours Mon–Thu 4PM–11PM, Fri 4PM–Midnight, Sat 1PM–Midnight, Sun 2PM–8PM price content Opened in 2011 by Amerikan Top Chef finalist Stefan Richter, this steak restaurant is situated on an empire building originating from 1849 on the banks of river Aura. As its name suggests, steaks are the main course on the menu. Examples include the house speciality, Wagyu beef and Kobe


unique quality

long directions phone tollfree fax hours Weekdays 10AM- PM, Sat 10AM-5PM, Sun Noon-17 price content Turku Christmas Market is a traditional Central European style Christmas market open at the Market Square of Turku in December. Traditional and cosy atmosphere of Christmas arises from the flavors of Christmas, helpful sales persons and their unique quality products and a wide-ranging programme. Music Festivals *


gold main

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performing world

fax hours price content This is Finland’s oldest theater. The beautiful theater house reached its 175th anniversary in January 2014. ÅST is acclaimed for performing world-class musicals, enjoyed by audiences midst the splendid theater hall. In honor of the anniversary, it presents an updated version of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s 1970’s rock-opera Jesus Christ Superstar. The rock musical is performed in Swedish, with Swedish and Finnish subtitles. Åbo Svenska Teater’s anniversary


great family

WikiPedia:Turku Dmoz:Regional Europe Finland Western Finland Localities Turku Commons:Turku – Åbo


open studies

TUAS, one of the leading universities of applied sciences in Finland, hosts 9,500 students studying for a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. Its academies and faculties range from economics to art, technology, environment and healthcare. It also offers three English taught Bachelor's and two Master’s programmes as well as open studies for anyone willing to join. *


international book

fax hours price content Turku Fine Art and Antiques Fair is a premier trade event where a vast array of antiques and art are exhibited. More than 10,000 people visit the fair annually and witness how world renowned artists and antique collectors gather in this exhibition and showcase their art and antique collections. *

-kansainvaliset-kirjamessut english email address Turku Fair and Congress Center, Messukentänkatu 9-13 lat long directions phone tollfree fax hours price content The Turku International Book Fair is Finland’s oldest book fair. The Turku Fair and Congress Center hosts the annual event, which brings together visitors, program creators and exhibitors from all over Finland and abroad. The Turku Book Fair garners an abundance of praise and publicity thanks to its solid reputation

Food and Wine Fair alt Beginning of October, 2 to 4 October in 2015 url http: turunmessukeskus.fi messut-ja-tapahtumat turun-kansainvaliset-kirjamessut english email address Turku Fair and Congress Center, Messukentänkatu 9-13 lat long directions phone tollfree fax hours Arranged at the same time as the Turku International Book Fair price content The Turku Food and Wine Fair is one of autumn’s highlights in the city. In October, thousands of food, wine


traditional fine

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


spell written

are assumed to have been burned and destroyed by wars and fires. The earliest remaining writing in Finnish language is a spell written on a birch bark in the beginning of the 13th century AD. Kvenland.org Plot summary The book begins in the city of Turku and follows Mikael along an adventure (adventure novel) throughout Europe and the Mediterranean. The book depicts many actual historical events with a rich style, although Mikael's

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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