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Saareksi Destination Guide

Discover Saareksi in Finland

Saareksi in the region of Province of Southern Finland is a town located in Finland - some 100 mi or ( 161 km ) North-East of Helsinki , the country's capital .

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Local time in Saareksi is now 02:43 AM (Friday) . 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: Riga, Leningrad, Veliky Novgorod, Tallinn, and Ylä-Virojoki. When in this area, you might want to check out Riga . 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 Saareksi ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Engineers Museum

The Engineers Museum is the oldest corps museum in Finland. It was opened 13 May 1945 in the garrison of Koria, which was the part of Elimäki municipality, now Kouvola town. The Engineers Museum has the status of the scientific military museum and it is supervised by the Military Museum of Finland. The Engineers Museum was re-opened in Miehikkälä in 2007. The Engineers Museum will stay in Miehikkälä still in 2012. In 2013 it will be opened in Hämeenlinna near The Artillery Museum of Finland.

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Located at 60.67 27.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Military and war museums in Finland, Military engineering, Museums established in 1945, Museums established in 2007, Museums in South Karelia, Technology museums in Finland

Salpa Line Museum

The Salpa Line Museum is established and opened in 1987 by the Miehikkälä municipality and the second world war veteran organisations. It is the first museum established belonging to the museums of Miehikkälä. The other museum is Miehikkälän kotiseutumuseo, The Miehikkala local arts-and-crafts museum, which was established in 1989 and is in the same building as the Engineers Museum. The Salpa Line Museum is the core of the Salpa Centre.

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Located at 60.65 27.69 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Military and war museums in Finland, Military engineering, Museums established in 1987, Museums in South Karelia, Technology museums in Finland

Vaalimaa

Vaalimaa is a border crossing point between Finland and Russia. It is located in the Virolahti municipality. With over 2 million annual crossings, it is the busiest border crossing in the Finnish-Russian border, which is also the border of the European Union and Russia. European route E18 passes through Vaalimaa. The border crossing is notorious for its long queues. Around Christmas 2007 there could even be a 50 to 60 kilometer line of trucks.

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Located at 60.60 27.81 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Finland–Russia border crossings, Villages in Finland