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Turku Art Museum, Turku

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Turku is a city on the southwest coast of Finland at the mouth of the Aura River, in the region of Southwest Finland. Turku, as a town, was settled during the 13th century and founded most likely at the end of the 13th century, making it the oldest city in Finland. It quickly became the most important city in Finland, a status it retained for hundreds of years. After Finland became part of the Russian Empire (1809) and the capital of the Grand Duchy of Finland was moved to Helsinki (1812), Turku continued to be the most populous city in Finland until the end of the 1840s, and it remains a regional capital and an important business and cultural center.Because of its long history, it has been the site of many important events, and has extensively influenced Finnish history. Along with Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia, Turku was designated the European Capital of Culture for 2011. In 1996, it was declared the official Christmas City of Finland.Due to its location, Turku is a notable commercial and passenger seaport with over three million passengers traveling through the Port of Turku each year to Stockholm and Mariehamn.
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  • We got excellent guide for our our group. Guided tour through the exhibition lasted about one hour and we got a very good impression oh the exhibition. After guided tour we had wine tasting inth museu...  more »
  • Turku art museum offers bit of everything to everyone, as it should. Changing exhibitions both modern and classic, and a collectiong of Finnish masterpieces. 
  • Turku Art Museum stands on the top of the hill, very near of city center. This exhibition concidered Helene Schjerfbeck´s art, very popular Finnish painter. Exhibition was interesting, but as it was s...  more »
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  • Offers interesting exhibitions on the ground floor with a permanent exhibition focusing on Finnish romantic art on the second floor. Very interesting as a building on it's own.
  • Nice cafe with great outdoor seating in fine weather.
  • The building itself was the most impressive part. They also have really nice postcards.
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  • The spectacular show was, a good theme and narration included. Plenty of things to see, at least for first-time visitors.
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