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  • heikkih722
    Helsinki, Finland1,348 contributions
    The improved store is now clear and full of a wide variety of handicrafts and local food items. Neat shop in spacious premises.
    Written 16 June 2022
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  • vermeulenkimberley
    Copenhagen, Denmark11 contributions
    It looks like a forest from a fairytale. Sometimes it's a bit dangerous to ascend or descend, if you have little kids I think. You have a long and a shorter tour to walk.
    Written 23 September 2019
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland24,306 contributions
    Mikkeli Cathedral was built in 1896–1897 in the Gothic Revival style. The bell tower is very high.

    The interior is also strikingly beautiful. The big organ was built in 1956 by Kangasala Organ Factory. The altar painting "Crucified" was made by a known Finnish painter Pekka Halonen in 1899.
    Written 21 July 2021
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  • Jellona
    Vantaa, Finland1,445 contributions
    Don't let the old building fool you, the museum is really worth visiting if you are interested in history and especially ww2. It has good displays about the Finnish civil war as well as the ww2 in Finland. In another building there are some special displays about UN troops etc.
    Written 23 August 2020
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland24,306 contributions
    This 27-meter-high tower is located on the top of the hill.

    Paying the 2-euro fee you can climb the stairs to the viewing platform to have 360-degree views over Mikkeli.

    There is a charming cafe at the foot of the tower.
    Written 21 July 2021
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland24,306 contributions
    Headquarters Museum is now part of the Muisti Centre of War and Peace. On 4.6.2021, the birthday of Marshal Mannerheim, the new museum was opened. There are still some teething problems. On our visit, the air conditioning was working poorly and we had a sweaty quick visit. We didn't want to queue at several VR stations.

    The headquarters were located in a primary school that was opened as a museum in 1974. On the first floor of the building is Mannerheim’s modest workspace, a former teachers’ room. Marshal's glasses are left on the chief's desk. The wall clock shows the time of Mannerheim's death. Upstairs is an operational department with maps.
    Written 21 July 2021
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland24,306 contributions
    You can find this carriage next to the Mikkeli railway station.

    Marshal Mannerheim and his personnel used this 1930-built carriage in 1939-1946.

    The saloon car is open to the public once a year, on June 4. The day is both Mannerheim’s birthday and the Day of Finnish Defence’s Force.

    At other times, you can watch through the windows.
    Written 21 July 2021
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  • 500Ramblers
    Mikkeli, Finland133 contributions
    This museum is apiece of WW2 history. The idea of restoring the military communication centre in the middle of the city and near the headquarters is very special. It was totally ruined, but now restored in its original condition. The guide new everything of the history of telecommunication during the WW2. The ancient apparatus, some of them very rare ones are restored and the history becomes almost alive. The ladies and gentlemen who worked in these conditions during the war must be appreciated.
    Written 13 May 2019
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  • MakeFi
    Vantaa, Finland81 contributions
    Nice small place. Pricing average. We visited there with kids 5 & 9 years and spent about 6 hours in waterslides, carousels, etc. This is place where you have to go in good and warm weather. Everything is outside.
    Personnel nice, almost all of them seemed to be young summer employees. Place is not new and it can be seen, but it`s in good condition and clean. Even it was hot summer day, there was not too much people.
    I could visit there again. I recommend this most for kids under 10
    Written 30 July 2018
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  • Tomi N
    55 contributions
    One of great persons in the history of Finland. Commander of army, president, explorer, power figure. Army headquarters have been located in Mikkeli for ages so there is an extra meaning for him in Mikkeli.
    Written 22 July 2018
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  • 500Ramblers
    Mikkeli, Finland133 contributions
    This small gallery is located in a cowshed near Kyyhkylä rehabilitation Centre, just some kilometres from the City Centre. It is quite near the Gof Court. There are also a couple of restaurants in the area. The pieces of art are created by do-it-yourself principles and they are touching, funny and cute. The made me happy. This place is worth visiting
    Written 5 June 2019
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  • lmsk2014
    Helsinki, Finland897 contributions
    There's a permanent small garden exhibition for the garden lovers to get ideas from - or for visitors to enjoy and kids to play in. Lots of well-kept lawn for picnics and playing - and a small, nice playground.

    On the other side of the lawn you can walk in the small woods and the lake-side.

    There's also a cafe.

    The Kenkävero vicarage is within walking distance.

    Written 27 August 2017
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  • pertti50@hotmail.com
    Finland44 contributions
    This one of the biggest scouldrons or devil´s churns in Finland. It has been formed by water whirling through the thick melting glazier at the last era of the Ice Age. It is 8 meters deep if I remember correctly. Absolutely worth visiting!
    Written 26 March 2019
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  • Mikael F
    Helsinki, Finland24,306 contributions
    This church was designed by the Italy-born architect Charles Bassi. The 1817-completed church is one of the largest wooden churches in Finland. It has two crosses on the floor plan.
    Written 21 July 2021
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  • gckhd55
    Albemarle, NC126 contributions
    These old churches are found thru our Finland! I last count of how many I visited! If you see, one, be sure to stop in! This isone also that is not to be missed!!
    Written 12 August 2019
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