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Helsinki: Photo Tour of Isosaari Island

You may have read in my earlier post Island Escape in Helsinki Archipelago: Former Military Island Isosaari that the gorgeous island of Isosaari was very recently opened to the public after being closed for military purposes for over a century. Isosaari island is a must see for everyone in or visiting Helsinki. This is where history, military and wild nature meet and blend together harmoniously.

In addition to my informative previous post on Isosaari I want to share a few more captivating photos and mysterious details of the island with you. Hope you enjoy the photo tour!

Surveillance towers, fortifications, casemates, secret tunnels, artillery weapons

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Island Escape in Helsinki Archipelago: Former Military Island Isosaari

A couple of weeks back in mid June another former military island called Isosaari was opened to the public in Helsinki archipelago. Isosaari island was in military use for over a century until it was abandoned in 2012.Together with the other recently opened former military islands of Vallisaari and Lonna, Isosaari island is a great addition to the recreational islands of Helsinki archipelago. All these islands make a great Continue reading