Hämeenlinna

Finland - Illus Hameenlinna

 

Hämeenlinna, Finland

Hämeenlinna was founded in 1639 by Pietari Brahe.  The Castle was built in early 13th century.  Aulanko National Park was founded here by Hugo Standerskjold.  The tower and swan pond are still there.

Finland - Illus Hameenlinna stamps

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