Touring Rapala in Finland
Rapala in the region of Province of Western Finland is located in Finland - some 79 mi or ( 128 km ) West of Helsinki , the country's capital city .
Time in Rapala is now 09:31 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Helsinki " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Riga, Jelgava, Tallinn, Ylöjärvi, and Turku. Being here already, consider visiting Riga . Check out our recomendations for Rapala ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
Paimio Sanatorium is a former tuberculosis sanatorium in Paimio, Finland Proper, designed by Finnish architect Alvar Aalto. The building was completed in 1932, and soon after received critical acclaim both in Finland and abroad. The building served exclusively as a tuberculosis sanatorium until the early 1960s, when it was converted into a general hospital. Today the building is part of the Turku University Hospital. The sanatorium was nominated to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Located at 60.47 22.73 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
The Kevola Observatory is located in Kevola in Paimio in South-Western Finland, some 35 km east from the city of Turku. The observatory is currently owned by Turun Ursa ry, a local astronomical association operating in Turku area. The buildings of the observatory include an observatory dome, a zenith observatory, and a house for recording observations. Kevola Observatory is listed in the IAU list of observatory codes with code 64.
Located at 60.42 22.76 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Varsinais-Suomi (sometimes referred to as Southwest Finland; Finnish: Varsinais-Suomi, Swedish: Egentliga Finland) is the region in south-western Finland that borders the regions of Satakunta, Tavastia Proper, Åland and Uusimaa. Its capital and biggest city is Turku with 177,000 inhabitants, which was also the capital of Finland from its establishment around the 13th century until 1812.
Located at 60.50 22.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Piikkiö, is a former municipality of Finland. Piikkiö was consolidated with Kaarina on January 1, 2009. It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Finland Proper region. The municipality had a population of 6,836 (2004-12-31) and covered an area of 90.35 km² (excluding sea) of which 0.07 km² is inland water. The population density was 75.72 inhabitants per km². The municipality was almost unilingually Finnish.
Located at 60.42 22.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
. Kuusisto Castle was a medieval episcopal castle on an island of Kuusisto in Kaarina, Finland, near Turku. The castle was probably built in the early 14th century, although the site seems to have been bishop's residence already in the 1290s. The castle was ordered to be demolished during the Protestant Reformation in 1528 by the king Gustav I of Sweden. Excavation and reconstruction work on the remaining ruins began in 1891.
Located at 60.41 22.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
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