Turku is a harbour city on the southwest coast of Finland. Until the 19th century it was Finland`s most significant city. Today, with 180,000 residents, Turku is the country's fifth largest city. The Turku Castle is located near the harbour on the northern bank of the Aurajoki (Aura) River. It is the largest remaining medieval structure in the country. The 13th century cathedral is a landmark in Turku. It is the seat of the archbishop and the most important example for medieval church construction in Finland. Also worth a visit is the Forum Marinum maritime museum and the three-mast ship Suomen Joutsen (âSwan of Finlandâ). In addition, a visit to the observatory is recommended. In 2011, together with Tallinn, Turku was named a European Capital of Culture.
From the airport to Turku
Name: Turku Airport (TKU)
Location: approx. 8 km from the city centre of Turku
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