Helsinki, Finland: Suomenlinna Island and Fortress – Rick Steves’ Europe Travel Guide – Travel Bite

Watch the full episode: Helsinki’s most important sight is Suomenlinna, an island guarding Helsinki’s harbor that served as a strategic fortress for three countries: Sweden, Russia, and then Finland. It’s now a popular park, most appreciated by locals for its scenic strolls. More info about travel to Helsinki: #ricksteves #ricksteveseurope #helsinki

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