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Linnanpuisto Park

Linnanpuisto

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Why locals love it

Linnanpuisto Park was built by Juhana Herttua, who served as the Duke of Finland in 1556–63, he began garden culture. In the early 19th century the park had a renaissance garden inside the moat. Area has a English garden built on the land of the castle field in the 1790s.

Why you should visit it

In 1900, the city gardener Mauritz Hammarber proposed to the city council the construction of a park around Turku's Castle, and in 1906 an open-air museum was opened in the area. Years of neglect in the 1920s and the devastation of war were not repaired until the 1950s. Now, park is marked in the master plan as an ancient monument area.

Special tip

Its area is about 2.6 ha. Park has 2 endangered plants : Drepanocladus sendtneri and Cynoglossum officinale

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