Photographer's Note

Olavinlinna Castle was founded in 1475 to secure the eastern border of the Kingdom of Sweden-Finland. During its history the castle has experienced both Swedish and Russian rule. Nowadays it is the best preserved medieval castle in Nordic countries and therefore a popular tourist attraction. It also serves as a venue for the world famous Savonlinna Opera Festival.

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Photo Information
  • Copyright: Kari Nuutinen (karipekka) (32)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2010-08-16
  • Categories: Castles
  • Exposure: f/2.8, 1/500 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
  • Date Submitted: 2011-03-13 11:49
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