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Olavinlinna Castle, Finland

Olavinlinna  is a 15th century three-tower castle located in Savonlinna, Finland. It is the northernmost medieval stone fortress still standing. It was built by Swedes, but was occupied by Russia in 1743. Currently, the castle hosts several small exhibitions, including the Castle Museum which displays artifacts found in the castle or related to it, and the Orthodox Museum which displays icons and other religious artifacts both from Finland and Russia. The castle forms a spectacular stage for the Savonlinna Opera Festival, held annually in the summer since 1912.

Olavinlinna Castle
FI-57130 Savonlinna
Finland

Tel +358 15 531 164
Tel +358 40 128 6349

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