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On mothers day I decided to get on my bicycle in Turku and explore the bishops castle (Kuusiston piispanlinna) and the wooden church in Kuusisto.

bishop castle kuusisto

The environment is a little bit different than in Vaasa. There are more hills and there is a possibility to go 250 km by bike and explore the Turku Archipelago. The islands are connected by ferries and the route I took today is actually the starting point for the Turku Archipelago biking tour.

Kuusisto Church Finland tourist attraction sightseeing turku

The Church of Kuusisto was constructed in 1792.

The castle was built in the 14th century and served as a fortification until it was demolished in 1528 by the King of Sweden – Gustavus Vasa.

history architecture finland turku

historical building turku kuusisto

old castles around turku

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GPS Data

You can find the GPS Data for this trip here.