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Turku Destination Guide

Touring Turku in Finland.

Turku in the region of Province of Western Finland with it's 175,945 citizens is located in Finland - some 93 mi (or 150 km) West of Helsinki, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Turku

Time in Turku is now 09:38 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Helsinki" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Riga, Tallinn, Vahto, Uusikaupunki, Ulvila or Vartiovuori. Being here already, consider visiting . We collected some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

17°C / 62 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 38%
Air Pressure 1023.2 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 26th of April 2019
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Broken clouds Day: 15°C (60 °F)
Night: 10°C (51 °F)
Saturday, 27th of April 2019
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 17°C (63 °F)
Night: 13°C (56 °F)
Sunday, 28th of April 2019
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 9°C (48 °F)
Night: 4°C (39 °F)

Videos

Megamob 2012 Turku

02:29 min ( August 06, 2012 by Maglord GC)
Views: 297 - Rating: 5/5

Megamob event Turussa 5

Turku Tricking 2011 PART II

08:04 min ( December 25, 2011 by mcSnoski)
Views: 1,018 - Rating: 5/5

Eight minutes of Turku / Åbo goodness. This is the second part of our Turku Tricking 2011 series; for those who remember part I, you might notice that the bunch has grown quite a bit both in size and...


Turku Finland September 2008

01:18 min ( January 04, 2009 by ThePhantomPhish)
Views: 848 - Rating: 3/5

Some photos from my September 2008 trip to TURKU, Finland... in the sun this time :o)

Alec at Holiday Inn Hotel @ Turku Finla...

01:02 min ( April 26, 2011 by AlecAstyle)
Views: 465 - Rating: 1.8/5

@ www.VanityBackstage.com Alec arrives at the hotel in Turku City, Finland ;D


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Turku during the next days.

26
Apr
2019

Petra

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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02
May
2019

Anssi Kela

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03
May
2019

Poets Of The Fall

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15
May
2019

Life Science Live 2019

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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Digiroadin, Digitransitin Ja OpenStreetMap Turun Mapathon

Beginning: 04:00 pm (16:00).
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16
May
2019

RICHARD STRAUSS: SALOME

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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17
May
2019

TFO: SALOME

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18
May
2019

Reino Nordin

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24
May
2019

Anssi Kela

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25
May
2019

Roberto Rodriguez

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Interesting facts about this location

II District, Turku

The II District is one of the central districts of Turku, Finland. It is located on the east side of the river Aura, between Uudenmaankatu and Kaskenkatu. The district is located on the historical centre of the city, and contains numerous cultural and historical venues, such as the Luostarinmäki handicrafts museum, the Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova twin museums, and the Old Great Square, the city's oldest marketplace. It also hosts events such as the Medieval Market of Turku.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 60.45, 22.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Turku

Åbo Akademi University

Åbo Akademi University is the only exclusively Swedish language university in Finland. It is located in Turku (Åbo is the Swedish name of the city). As of 2004, there are 7 941 students and a staff consisting of 1125 people. The university has activities not only in Turku, but also in Vaasa, Jakobstad, Helsinki and on Åland. Åbo Akademi was a private institution until 1981, when it was turned into a public institution.

More reading: Åbo Akademi University homepage
Located at 60.45, 22.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Coimbra Group, Education in Turku, Educational institutions established in 1918, Finland Swedish, Forestry education, Universities in Finland, Åbo Akademi University

Turku Cathedral

Turku Cathedral is the Mother Church of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, and the country's national shrine. It is the central church of the Archdiocese of Turku and the seat of the Archbishop of Finland, Kari Mäkinen. It is also regarded as one of the major records of Finnish architectural history.

More reading: Turku Cathedral homepage
Located at 60.45, 22.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Brick Gothic, Cathedrals in Finland, Churches in Turku, Gothic architecture in Finland, Medieval Finland

Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

Aboa Vetus and Ars Nova is a museum in central Turku, Finland. The museum is housed in a building known as the Rettig palace, originally built in 1928. Aboa Vetus displays portions of the city dating back to medieval times, while Ars Nova is a museum of contemporary art. The museum was first opened in 1995 as two independent museums.

More reading: Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova homepage
Located at 60.45, 22.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Art museums and galleries in Finland, Culture in Turku, History museums in Finland, Museums in Turku

III District, Turku

The III District is one of the central districts of Turku, Finland. It is located on the east side of the river Aura, between Kaskenkatu and Martinkatu. The district is largely composed of the Samppalinna sports park, and includes sporting venues such as the Paavo Nurmi Stadion as well as cultural sites such as the city theatre and the Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 60.45, 22.27 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Districts of Turku

Quote of the moment

An involuntary return to the point of departure is, without doubt, the most disturbing of all journeys.

Iain Sinclair