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Fortress of Suomenlinna
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Fortress of Suomenlinna

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Finland
Description:
Built in the second half of the 18th century by Sweden on a group of islands located at the entrance of Helsinki's harbour, this fortress is an especially interesting example of European military architecture of the time.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Fortress of Suomenlinna", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.