Turku

What is Turku known for?


beauty home

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excellent special

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special coffees along with delicious cakes. It probably also has one of the best Cafe locations in Turku, right next to river Aura in the old part of the city center. *


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


century making

;'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

. '''Samppa Lajunen''' (born 23 April 1979 in Turku) is a retired Finnish (Finland) Nordic combined athlete who competed during the late 1990s and early 2000s. '''Turku''' (Swedish: ''Åbo'') is the oldest city and former capital of Finland. It was settled during the 13th century, making it one of the only few – and by far the largest


academic football

- Vaalimaa - Vyborg - Saint Petersburg - AFC Campus Turku Turku (SPL Turun piiri) Academic Football Club Campus Vitonen * - - Atletico Turku Turku (SPL Turun piiri) Atletico Ispoinen Vitonen * - *'''Pielstick''' — Shaanxi Diesel Engine Works — China (People's Republic of China) *'''Wärtsilä-Pielstick''' — Wärtsilä Turku Factory — Finland align "center" August


music life

set up an orchestra of its own. As a result of a war in 1808 and 1809, Sweden ceded Finland to Russia. Helsinki was made capital of the new autonomous Grand Duchy of Finland in 1812. The university was transferred to Helsinki after the great fire of Turku in 1828, spelling an end to Turku’s role as the hub of Finnish music life" (Asiado (#Asiado)). Biography Franzén was born in Oulu ( ), Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland, which at the time


close partnership

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beautiful wooden

tollfree fax hours Tue–Sun 9AM–5PM, Mondays closed price adults €4.50, children €3, children under 7 years free content The Turku Biological Museum is a Diorama-Museum that resides in a beautiful wooden Art Nouveau building. Thirteen nature scenes present the fauna and flora of Finland, from the archipelago all the way to the fells of Lapland. The Biological Museum has altogether 30 common Finnish mammals and 136 bird species on display. The Biological Museum is great for all those

known sights in the park is the old boundary mark of eight cities and towns. Hikes can be extended to last a couple of days. * '''Naantali''' - Travel around 20 minutes with local bus to see the summer residence of the President of Finland ''Kultaranta'', ''Moomin World'' theme park and the beautiful wooden Old Town of Naantali. * '''Rauma''' - with its UNESCO World Heritage listed (UNESCO World Heritage List) old town, Rauma can be reached easily by bus from Turku. Traveling time


diverse music

In 2014 price for one day was 40€ and two days 60€. Prices for 2015 TBA content H2Ö festival debuted itself in the summer of 2014 and became a huge hit in Finland. A heir to the previous electronic music festival ILMIÖ, H2Ö will again fill the maritime, industrial-romantic dockyard milieu with hard-core representatives of Finnish alternative music and intriguing international underground gems, without any genre restrictions. On top of the diverse music, the old carpentry shop area


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as the domestic travel destination of the year 2005 (Matkamessut, Finnish Travel Fair 2006). Moomin World got the Golden Pony Award 2007 by The Games & Parks Industry magazine. The Jury said: "Moomin World is welcoming, well themed and full of educational contents." The Moomin Bus (''Muumibussi'') connects directly to Turku. *

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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