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Turkuis one of the oldest settlementsFinland. In addition, this seaside town has long been the capital of Finland. These facts inevitably had an impact on its cultural, architectural and economic aspect. There are beautiful parks, ancient temples, interesting museums, a major passenger and cargo port, and many enterprises and research centers. Through the center of town is the river Aura, flowing into the sea. It is a narrow strip between the main attractions – the Cathedral and medieval fortress. The virgin Mary Cathedral was built in the XIII century and during its history has seen many trials. So, after a couple of decades after the consecration, the structure was literally burned to the ground by fire. During the construction of the new building, the Church purchased a larger size and Gothic features. After the second fire, in the middle of the XIX century, during which affected almost the entire city, the Church acquired a high tower. And he Turku, thanks to the efforts of prominent Finnish architects Engel and Gulia received a completely new urban concept. The streets of the city ceased to be a confusing maze, and got a magnificent architectural ensembles, residential, academic and administrative buildings that have survived to this day. Near the main temple Turku, you can observe the magnificent building of the first Finnish University Aboshi Academy, established by the famous reformer Brahe. The ensemble is built in an elegant classical style, with columns, rustication and stucco elements. Special charm have beautiful mansions and estates of the nobility, built in the XIX century. Among the buildings is a large number of museums founded in the twentieth century. Near the Cathedral stands another architectural monument – the old town hall, built in the XVIII century, which is divided around a large area. The embankment of the river Aura is decorated with many interesting monuments. Among them, the city's oldest restaurant, built in air style country architecture, and opened back in 1848. After crossing the bridge, you will find yourself on the pedestrian Boulevard leading to the main historical monument of the whole of Scandinavia – Åbo castle, built as a military Fort in the thirteenth century. On the Boulevard you can also find amazing pieces of classical, modern and Baroque architecture. Here is an unusual craft Museum, the exhibition which is stored in a tiny wooden houses where once lived the very talented craftsmen
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Thanks to this webcam, you can watch the view of the port in Turku (Finland), which is located in the banks of the Aura river, which flows into the archipelago sea. This object is one of the most important trading hubs for European countries. In addition, there is an important line of water transportation.
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Webcam with a view of the river Aurajoki (Aura), and the landscape of the city of Turku. The river flows in a southwest part of Finland and flows into the sea. Along the beach built promenade, home to the many major attractions of Turku. For the purity of the reservoir passionately fighting the local community.
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