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Photowalks in European cities

Showplaces, historic and cultural sites, architecture, museums. Guide

Helsinki. Wolf Skerries (Susisaaret)

In fortress of Suomenlinna you can walk all day and to visti the museums...But we had to return to the city.

Suomenlinna Ferry

Fortress occupies 7 Islands, called "Wolf skerries" (fin. the Susisaaret, a Swede. the Vargskär). Five small Islands separated by Straits, and are connected by bridges and passages - Kustaanmiekka, ISO Mustasaari, Pikku Mustasaari (Kustaanmiekka, Susisaari, Iso Mustasaari, Pikku-Mustasaari) ja Länsi-Mustasaari). These Islands hosts the main fortification. The other three are Sarkka, Pubic and Pormestarinluoto (Särkkä, Lonna, Pormestarinluodot), accessible only by water, they built small forts.

Helsinki, Wolf skerries. Susisaaret, Vargskär

Island Sarkka (Särkkä) was one of the FORTS, now it is the base of the yacht club Merenkävijät, a hotel for 150 persons and a restaurant Särkänlinna.

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in addition, there are some small Islands is polished glacier rocks "mutton foreheads", jutting out of the water. A group of these islets is called "Komandirskie".

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This is similar to artificial island - the coast forms or masonry.

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approaching the southern harbour movement becomes revitalized.

Helsinki, the South harbour

cross Bay ferry line, linking the island districts of Helsinki.

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