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Vasamalahti Destination Guide

Delve into Vasamalahti in Finland

Vasamalahti in the region of Province of Eastern Finland is a city in Finland - some 196 mi or ( 316 km ) North-East of Helsinki , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Vasamalahti

Current time in Vasamalahti is now 04:59 PM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Leningrad, Veliky Novgorod, Tartu, Ylakuona, and Savonlinna. While being here, make sure to check out Leningrad . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Vasamalahti ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Hotelli herttua Hotel Herttua.mpg

1:56 min by HotelliHerttua
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Herttuan hotelli, ravintola ja kuntoutuskeskus sijaitsee Kerimäellä puhtaan Puruveden rannalla rauhallisen luonnon ympäröimänä. Herttuassa yhdistyvät kaikki tavoitteellisen kuntoutusjakson ja rentoutt ..

Huliganov's Finnish Experience #6 - Kerimaki

6:23 min by usenetposts
Views: 1137 Rating: 5.00

I went to Finland once ... it was shut. ..


Salpalinja-2009 part 1.flv

8:51 min by Андрей Бахтин
Views: 159 Rating: 5.00

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Kerimäen kirkko - The Church of Kerimäki, Finland

2:28 min by vexi007
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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 61.99 29.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Lake islands of Europe, Uninhabited islands of Finland

Paasselkä

Paasselkä (earlier Paasivesi) is an oval-shaped lake formed in an eroded impact crater in Southern Savonia, Finland. The lake, which is a part of Orivesi, which is in turn part of the Greater Saimaa, is devoid of islands which makes it different from other lakes in the region. Paasselkä is also unusually deep, 75 m at the deepest point. The Paasselkä impact occurred about 229 million years ago and affected Paleoproterozoic crystalline rocks and some overlying sandstones of the Baltic Shield.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 62.15 29.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Impact craters of Finland, Lakes of Finland, Saimaa, Triassic impact craters

Paasselkä devils

Paasselkä devils are light phenomena sometimes appearing at Lake Paasselkä, Finland and swampy and forested areas nearby the lake. Paasselkä is a lake formed in an impact crater. There is a magnetic anomaly in the centre of the lake. The Paasselkä Devil is usually told to be a ball of light visible in the air above Paasselkä or areas nearby. It is said to move at varying speeds on some occasions and to remain stationary at others. Sometimes there are several balls.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 62.15 29.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Atmospheric ghost lights, Finnish folklore, Finnish legendary creatures, Magnetic anomalies

Kerimäki Church

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

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 61.91 29.28 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Southern Savonia, Wooden churches in Finland

Orivirran saarto

Orivirran saarto is a ruin of a 16th century fortress located in Savonranta, Finland. It is believed to be built some time between 1540 and 1550 and was used until the beginning of the 17th century. Its status was to be an early warning for the St. Olaf's Castle which is still located 50 km to south. It has a four cornered layout with dimensions of 60 m by 20 m build from stones and an outer fortress around 65 m by 75 m. When operational it had 300 to 400 soldiers and 5 to 10 cannons.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 62.16 29.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 16 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Southern Savonia, Former buildings and structures of Finland, Forts in Finland