sunnuntai 22. toukokuuta 2016


Espoo is the second largest city and municipality in Finland.  It is part of the Finnish Capital Region, and most of its population lives in the inner urban core of the Helsinki metropolitan area, along with the cities of Helsinki, Vantaa, and Kauniainen. The city is on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, in the region of Uusimaa. Wkipedia

More about Espoo here

The Espoo Cathedral is a medieval stone church and the oldest parts of the church were completed in the 1480s, thus it is the oldest preserved building in the city. The bell tower is from 1767. Inside the vaults and walls there are nice murals from the 1510s. 

Espoo City Museum, Glims Fatmstead Museum

Glims Farmstead Museum is situated in the well preserved cultural landscape of Karvasmäki village, where farms and holdings were already established in the Middle Ages. The buildings in the large yard area at Glims are in their original locations. The oldest ones are the storage shed and the old dwelling, both from the 18th century.

Glims was still a working farm at the beginning of the 20th century. Glims served as an inn and hostelry from 1778 to 1822 and from 1891 to 1901. Glims has been a museum since 1958. The permanent exhibition contains of 11 old farmstead buildings. Glims also features temporary exhibitions in the main building.

These cards came Pirkko in Espoo.
Distance: 295 km
Travel time: 4 days

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