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Local Attractions

TURKU CATHEDRAL

Turku Cathedral is regarded as Finland's most valuable monument of architectural history. The construction took place in stages up to the first decades of the 19th century. The greatest changes in appearance happened in the 15th and 16th centuries. Most of the present interior dates back to the restoration after the Great Fire of Turku (1827).
For more information, please visit http://www.turunseurakunnat.fi/portal/en/turku_cathedral/

LUOSTARINMÄKI HANDICRAFTS MUSEUM & KURALAN KYLÄNMÄKI, VILLAGE OF LIVING HISTORY

The Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum is an outdoor museum that offers information, specimens of skill and experiences in an original pre-industrial environment. Visitors will step 200 years back in time at the museum.
For more information, please visit www.turku.fi/Public/default.aspx?nodeid=4550&culture=en-US&contentlan=2

The Kuralan kylänmäki village has a fully functional 1950's style farm with chickens, cows and sheep. Kurala also has a wilderness valley, where visitors can venture with the lead of the hunting bailiff. At the Kylämäki Village, touching and experiencing is allowed. Old items and costumes found from around the region are reconstructed at the archaeological experimentation workshop.
For more information, see www.turku.fi/Public/default.aspx?nodeid=4582&culture=en-US&contentlan=2

ABOA VETUS & ARS NOVA

Abo Vetus (Old Turku) & Ars Nova (New Art) is a museum of archaeological history and modern art. The main task of Aboa Vetus is to take care of the ancient remains of buildings found in the so-called "Convent Quarter" during archaeological excavations in the city block dating back to the Middle Ages. Ars Nova maintains and displays the art collection of the Matti Koivurinta Foundation and organises interesting exhibitions of contemporary art, both from Finland and abroad.
For more information, please visit http://www.aboavetusarsnova.fi/site/index.php/en


For extensive touristic information on Turku and its surroundings, please visit www.turkutouring.fi/public/default.aspx?culture=en-US&contentlan=2&nodeid=8726

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