When you look for exciting places to visit in Finland, internet, tourists, and locals will point you to the magnificent castles in the southern part of the country.
The Finland castles are among the top attractions for those who love great architectures and for those who value a great piece of history.
Most of the castles in Finland were built during the rule of the Swedish over the country. They were erected to help the Swedish crown protect their settlements against the invasions of the Russians.
Today, most of the castles in Finland lay in ruins while some of these great structures have been restored to their original grandeur. These castles are worth the attention and time of any tourist since they are some of the oldest buildings in the country. Read the rest of this entry →