2 edition of Olavinlinna found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. ).
|Statement||words and photographs by Juhani Seppovaara.|
|LC Classifications||DL1180.S28 S37 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||98,  p. :|
|Number of Pages||98|
|LC Control Number||2001466889|
The Savonlinna market square is a small one but it's location is great. There are some outdoor cafes and you can but famous "lörtsys" (meat pies or sweer apple jam filled ones) from there. You can reach all kinds of interesting places easily from there like; Sulosaari ourdoor 4/5(32). Origin. The birth of the Savonlinna Opera Festival ties in closely with the emerging Finnish identity and striving for independence at the beginning of the 20th century. Attending a nationalist meeting in Olavinlinna Castle in , the Finnish soprano Aino Ackté, already famous at opera houses the world over and an ardent patriot, immediately spotted the potential of the castle as the venue.
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Author: Antero Sinisalo. The mighty Olavinlinna Castle rises majestically above the picturesque lakeland scenery of Savonlinna in southern Finland, a former border region that was once the scene of many a bloody battle.
The location of the fortress was well chosen as for many centuries the strategically-placed castle on the small granite island had to withstand attack from the Russian army. This is an original monochrome wood engraving of St.
Olaf's Castle in Nyslott (Ny Slott), Finland. St Olaf''s Castle is also known as Olofsborg and Olavinlinna. It is the northernmost medieval stone fortress still standing. It is from the 15th century and is situated in Savonlinna, Finland.
Please note that there is printing on the reverse. Saint Olaf coloring book. Life of a most popular saint from the Nordic countries, briefly told in four languages (Finnish, Swedish, English, Russian).
Services Guided tours in Olavinlinna Castle. See Statue Musta pässi (Black Ram) Sleep Apartment. The Savonlinna Opera Festival takes place every July in Olavinlinna Castle. It is an internationally renowned music event that celebrates Finnish independence and never fails to seduce with its robust arias and romantic decadence.
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All rooms offer a TV and mini-bar. Comfortable Savonlinna cottages for a wonderful lakeside holiday in Finland. Book safely and conveniently online from a leading cottage booking agent. Stunning views and medieval Olavinlinna Castle Explore Olavinlinna Castle on an island, admire the views in Punkaharju, take a boat or a canoe onto Lake Saimaa.
Olavinlinna Castle has a restaurant, the Linnantupa, steeped in atmosphere. As the number of seats is very limited, be sure to book in advance. Very close to the Castle are the Linnakrouvi, Valo and Hospitz Hotel restaurants, and a little further away the Waahto, the Majakka, the Wanha Casino and the Huvila Brewery Restaurant.
History. The city was founded inbased on Olavinlinna castle. The castle was founded by Erik Axelsson Tott in in an effort to protect Savonia and to control the unstable border between the Kingdom of Sweden and its Russian adversary.
During the Russo-Swedish War (–), the castle was captured by Field-Marshal Peter was held by Russia between andwhen it. We recommend booking Olavinlinna Castle tours ahead of time to Olavinlinna book your spot.
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Just feet from the bridge to Olavinlinna Castle, this small boutique hotel is next to Lake Saimaa in Savonlinna. It offers individually decorated rooms with scenic views and free wired internet. Lossiranta Lodge is an eco-friendly hotel and is certified by Green Key.
Each room at Lossiranta Lodge is named after a historic aspect of the /10(). The architecture of Finland has a history spanning over years, and while up until the modern era the architecture was strongly influenced by currents from Finland's two respective neighbouring ruling nations Sweden and Russia, from the early 19th century onwards influences came directly from further afield: first when itinerant foreign architects took up positions in the country and then.
Savonlinna is situated in the heart of the Saimaa lake region and is home to o people. Popular attractions include Olavinlinna Castle, Savonlinna Provincial Museum and Savonlinna Little Church.
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Olavinlinna is the initial model for Kropow Castle in the bande dessinée King Ottokar's Sceptre, an album in the series of Adventures of Tintin created by Hergé.
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Access: Coordinates:/ Location: Olavinlinna Castle, FI Savonlinna Finland / Services: Exhibitions, Guided tours, Museum shop, Museum restaurant Olavinlinna. Built on an island connecting two lakes, Olavinlinna Castle stands as the northernmost stone fortress from the Middle Ages still intact.
Founded in by Knight Erik Axelsson Tott on behalf of the Swedish Crown, it was constructed to protect the Savo region from Russian on: Savonlinna Finland. Olavinlinna Castle, Savonlinna.
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Olavinlinna - St. Olaf's Castle - was founded in by Erik Axelsson Tott. The castle served to repel attacks from the east and to guarantee control of the Savo region for the Swedish Crown. The medieval castle consists of a main castle with three towers and a bailey with.
Located 1, feet from the 15th-century Olavinlinna Castle, Hotel Pietari Kylliäinen offers free WiFi, free parking and rooms with a TV. Savolinna city center is a 7-minute walk away. All the air-conditioned rooms at Pietari Kylliäinen Hotel have a fridge and a work desk.
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Olavinlinna is the initial model for Kropow Castle in the comic book King Ottokar's Sceptre, an album in the series of Adventures of Tintin created by Hergé. [ 3 ] References. English: Olavinlinna (known as Olofsborg in Swedish) is a 15th century three-tower castle located in Savonlinna, Finland.
Français: Olavinlinna (la forteresse d’Olaf), à Savonlinna, est un château-fort médiéval et l'un des principaux monuments historiques de Finlande.
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What is there to do near Spahotel Casino. Recommended spots to visit include Savonlinna Market Square (5-min walk) and Savonlinna Regional Museum (min walk), along with Olavinlinna Castle ( mi) and Savonlinna Tennis and Squash Center ( mi)/10().
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Discover genuine guest reviews for Summer Hotel Opera along with the latest prices and availability – book now/5(22). Olavinlinna (Swedish: Olofsborg; literally Olaf's Castle) is a 15th-century three-tower castle located in Savonlinna, Finland. It is the northernmost medieval stone fortress still standing.
The Olavinlinna castle is built on an island in the Kyrönsalmi strait that connects the lakes Haukivesi and Pihlajavesi. Construction The fortress was founded by Erik Axelsson Tott.
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Eicca Toppinen. 6, likes 1, talking about this. I am a cellist, composer and producer from Helsinki Finland. I am the founding member of cellometal-band APOCALYPTICA. The historic frontier settlement of Savonlinna is one of Finland's prettiest towns and most compelling tourist destinations.
Scattered across a garland of small islands strung between Haukivesi and Pihlajavesi lakes, its major attraction is the visually dramatic Olavinlinna Castle, constructed in the 15th century and now the spectacular venue of July’s world-famous Savonlinna Opera Festival.
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It was designed as a military base to protect the Savo Region from Russian attacks from the east. It is located on a rocky islet on the Kyrönsalmi strait.Located on a private island on Lake Saimaa, Spahotel Casino is feet from central Savonlinna. The 15th-century Olavinlinna Castle is mi away.
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