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Hämeenlinna Destination Guide

Discover Hämeenlinna in Finland

Hämeenlinna in the region of Province of Southern Finland with its 47,261 habitants is a town located in Finland - some 59 mi or ( 95 km ) North of Helsinki , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Hämeenlinna

Local time in Hämeenlinna is now 01:06 PM (Monday) . 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: Pskov, Tartu, Tallinn, Vuorentaka, and Turku. When in this area, you might want to check out Pskov . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Hämeenlinna ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Honda CB 500 Four 1972 - ride in Aulanko, Finland

0:30 min by Jokesgarage
Views: 2954 Rating: 5.00

In September 2009 I took my classic Honda from a motorcycle museum to a ride. More info about this bike www.jokesgarage.com (in Finnish :-) ..

Black woodpecker at work (Palokärki)

0:57 min by herrapusikko
Views: 549 Rating: 0.00

All woodpeckers are hard workers, but black woodpecker has an exceptional work ethic. This fellow just hammered trees and it didn't much care about my presence. Inspiring animals. (Shot with Nokia N8 ..


Mediterranean Sea Scrapyard Run, part 1 w/ subs

4:52 min by Tomi Saarinen
Views: 524 Rating: 5.00

Beginning of trip, Hämeenlinna-Turku-Stockholm-Mantorp. valimerelle.blogspot.com ..

New Year's Eve @Hämeenlinna, Finland

1:47 min by SEPEfilms
Views: 400 Rating: 5.00

By Sebastian Vilkman & Anttoni Lahtinen Music: Aebeloe - Farver soundcloud.com ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Vanaja

Vanaja is a former municipality of Finland. It was located in Tavastia Proper about 100 kilometres north of Helsinki. It is also speculated that it might have been the name for an Iron Age and early Middle Ages settlement found opposite to the Häme Castle.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 61.00 24.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Former municipalities of Finland, Former populated places in Finland, Hattula, Hämeenlinna, Janakkala, Medieval Finland

Häme Castle

Häme Castle is a medieval castle in Hämeenlinna, Finland. The castle is located on the coast of lake Vanajavesi in the city center. The castle was originally located on an island. The castle's age is disputed. Traditionally the construction of the castle has been connected to the legendary Second Swedish Crusade which would date the castle in the mid-13th century. However, there are no finds from the castle that can be firmly dated to a period earlier than 1320s.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 61.00 24.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Tavastia Proper, Castles in Finland, Forts in Sweden, Historic house museums in Finland, Hämeenlinna, Medieval Finland, Museums in Tavastia Proper

Hämeenlinna railway station

Hämeenlinna railway station is located in the town of Hämeenlinna, Finland. Hämeenlinna belongs to the oldest railway stations in Finland, because the first railway line in Finland was opened between Helsinki and Hämeenlinna in 1862. The original station building, designed by the architect Carl Albert Edelfelt, was destroyed during the Finnish Civil War in 1918. The current red brick station building was designed by Thure Hellström and completed in 1921.

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Located at 61.00 24.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Hämeenlinna, Railway stations in Tavastia Proper, Railway stations opened in 1862

The Artillery Museum of Finland

The Artillery Museum of Finland (Suomen Tykistömuseo in Finnish) is a special military museum dedicated to the history of the artillery from the 15th century to the present day. It was located in Niinisalo from 1977 to 1997. In 1997 it was relocated to Hämeenlinna.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 61.01 24.46 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Hämeenlinna, Military and war museums in Finland, Museums in Tavastia Proper, World War I museums

Kaurialan kenttä

Kaurialan kenttä is a multi-use stadium in Hämeenlinna, Finland. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of FC Hämeenlinna. The stadium holds 4,000 people.

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Located at 60.99 24.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Tavastia Proper, Football venues in Finland

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Hämeenlinna