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Hame Castle (Hämeen linna)

Häme Castle

Hame Castle is a historic medieval citadel located in Hämeenlinna in Finland.

 

 

Location: Hämeenlinna   Map

Constructed: 13th century

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Description of Hame Castle

 

Hame Castle was constructed in the 13th century by Swedish Earl Birger. In the eighteenth century the Hame Castle got several additions to withstand improving firepower. By the 19th century, however its military fortifications became obsolete. Between 1837 and 1972 it served as a prison. Today Hame Castle is a historic monument and it is open to the public.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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