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News, 6/17/2014

Treasure trove: Finnish Unesco sites

Photo: Rami Hanafi/Viewmasters of HelsinkiUnesco World Heritage cultural and natural sites, Finland, Finnish, Kvarken Archipelago, Struve Geodetic Arc, Suomenlinna, Old Church of Petäjävesi, Sammallahdenmäki Bronze Age burial site, Rauma Old Town, Verla Groundwood and Board MillThe fortress of Suomenlinna, located on a group of islands outside Helsinki, forms a Unesco cultural heritage site, but the islands are also home to 850 people.

A gothic wooden church dating back to 1763, the “Gibraltar of the North” and an archipelago that continues to rise slowly out of the sea represent just a few of the unique Finnish cultural and natural treasures on the famous Unesco World Heritage list.

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Updated 6/17/2014

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