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Laakkola Destination Guide

Discover Laakkola in Finland

Laakkola in the region of Province of Eastern Finland is a town located in Finland - some 179 mi or ( 287 km ) North-East of Helsinki , the country's capital .

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Local time in Laakkola is now 02:06 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Leningrad, Pskov, Veliky Novgorod, Tartu, and Viuhonmaki. When in this area, you might want to check out Leningrad . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Laakkola ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Retretti

Retretti is a major art museum in Punkaharju, Finland. It is unique in that most of its exhibition space is underground. The man-made caves total 3,700 square metres and reach a depth of 30 metres . There is a souvenir shop and a restaurant in the premises.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 61.80 29.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Art museums and galleries in Finland, Museums in Southern Savonia, Punkaharju

Olavinlinna

Olavinlinna (Swedish: Olofsborg; literally St. Olaf's Castle, see Olaf II of Norway) is a 15th century three-tower castle located in Savonlinna, Finland. It is the northernmost medieval stone fortress still standing. The castle is built on an island in the Kyrönsalmi strait that connects the lakes Haukivesi and Pihlajavesi.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 61.86 28.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Southern Savonia, Castles in Finland, Forts in Sweden, History museums in Finland, Museums in Southern Savonia, Religious museums in Finland, Savonlinna

Savonlinna Opera Festival

Savonlinna Opera Festival is held annually in the city of Savonlinna in Finland. The Festival takes place at the medieval Olavinlinna (St. Olaf's Castle), built in 1475. The castle is located amid spectacular lake scenery.

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Located at 61.86 28.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: 1912 establishments in Finland, Music festivals in Finland, Opera festivals, Recurring events established in 1912, Savonlinna, Visitor attractions in Southern Savonia

Kerimäki Church

The Kerimäki Church in Kerimäki, Finland, is the largest wooden church in the world.

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Located at 61.91 29.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Southern Savonia, Wooden churches in Finland

Kokkosaari

Kokkosaari is the largest island in a lake on an island in a lake in the world. It is located in Kuonanjärvi on the Sääminginsalo island, which has been claimed to be the largest island in Finland. Kokkosaari is almost 2000m long, with a width of 400-900m.

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Located at 61.99 29.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Lake islands of Europe, Uninhabited islands of Finland