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Porvoo Destination Guide

Discover Porvoo in Finland!

Porvoo in the region of Province of Southern Finland with it's 47,192 habitants is a place located in Finland - some 29 mi (or 47 km) North-East of Helsinki, the country's capital.

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Local time in Porvoo is now 12:42 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Helsinki" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Riga, Pskov, Tartu, Tallinn, Vanhamoisio or Jarnbole. When in this area, you might want to check out Saxby, Kerkkoo, Hentala, Hamari, Gammelbacka and Karjalaiskyla as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Porvoo Chatedral (Porvoo Finland)

01:43 min ( August 11, 2008 by aboturku)
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Porvoo Chatedral is the sumbol of city Porvoo. Porvoo is a small city about 50 km. est of Helsinki. Porvoo chatedral dates back to the 1400's. There was a fire on the church in 2006 and eg the roof wa...

Porvoo - Gulf of Finland Finland

01:47 min ( January 01, 2011 by boatsuwena)
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Porvoo, the second oldest city of Finland is an attractive cruising destination, only a day sail from Helsinki to east. Look more at www.suwena.net Suomen toisiksi vanhin kaupunki Porvoo on viehättä...


Porvoonjoen jääpato 10 4 2010

06:40 min ( April 10, 2010 by Tomppi73)
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Porvoonjoki. Jäiden lähtö

SPb HelSInKi pORvOo

03:51 min ( April 26, 2010 by cepxuoc)
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Princess maria goes to helsinki


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Interesting facts about this location

Porvoo Cathedral

Porvoo cathedral is a cathedral in Porvoo, Finland. It was built in the 15th century, although the oldest parts date from the 13th century. It is used by the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland and is the seat of the Diocese of Borgå, Finland's Swedish-speaking diocese. The cathedral is also used for services by the Porvoo Finnish-speaking parish, which is administratively part of the Diocese of Helsinki.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 60.39, 25.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:15th-century architecture, Buildings and structures in Uusimaa, Cathedrals in Finland, Gothic architecture in Finland, Lutheran cathedrals, Places of worship destroyed by arson, Porvoo, Visitor attractions in Uusimaa

Diet of Porvoo

The Diet of Porvoo (Finnish Porvoon maapäivät, or unhistorically Porvoon valtiopäivät; Swedish Borgå landtdag), was the summoned legislative assembly to establish the Grand Principality of Finland in 1809 and the heir of the powers of the Swedish Riksdag of the Estates. The session of the Diet lasted from January to July 1809.

More reading: Diet of Porvoo homepage
Located at 60.39, 25.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1809 in Finland, Finnish War, Grand Duchy of Finland, Historical legislatures, History of Finland, Parliament of Finland, Porvoo

Porvoonjoki

Porvoonjoki (Porvoo River, Borgå å in Swedish) is a small river in Finland. The Mediaeval town of Porvoo is situated in the river delta.

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Located at 60.39, 25.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Baltic Sea NE basins, Rivers of Finland

Kråkö

Kråkö is a small island in Porvoo (Borgå in Swedish) in Finland. There is a primary school for Swedish-speaking children on the island and a voluntary fire station. There used to be a few shops and a cafeteria. However these closed down in the late 1990s. There is a museum of boatbuilding, reflecting the islanders' main industry during the 19th and 20th centuries. The population was, until recent times, almost unilingually Swedish-speaking.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 60.39, 25.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Finnish islands in the Baltic

Pellinki

Pellinki (Pellinge in Swedish) is an island community in Finland made up of several small islands, the main ones linked by bridges. It is located 80 km east of the capital Helsinki, and 30 km south of the town of Porvoo/Borgå. It is administered as part of the municipality of Porvoo/Borgå. Pellinki is accessible from the Finnish mainland via a small vehicle/pedestrian ferry from Tirmo.

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Located at 60.39, 25.67 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Finnish islands in the Baltic