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Southwestern Coast and the alands Sights

Bomarsund Fortress

Updated 11/18/2012

Fodor's Review

About 8 km (5 mi) from the village of Kastelholm in Sund are the scattered ruins of a huge naval fortress, which was built by the Russians in the early 19th century. It was only half finished when it was destroyed by Anglo-French forces during the Crimean War. The fortress is open for touring at all times and is has explanatory signs. For more information, you'll want to pick up a pamphlet from the small visitor center if it's open.

Sight Information

Phone:

018-432–134

Sight Details:

  • Visitor center: June and Aug., weekdays 10–4; July, daily 10–4; call ahead, as times can vary

Updated 11/18/2012

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