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  • Isabel Compton

    Olavinlinna Fortress, also known as Olofsborg (Swedish) or Olafs Castle, is located on a small rocky islet in Lake Saimaa in Savonlinna, Finland.

  • Jeannine Mantooth

    Olavinlinna Castle (St. Olaf's Castle), Finland

  • susi

    student travels: Olavinlinna - St. Olaf's Castle - was founded in 1475 by Erik Axelsson Tott. The castle served to repel attacks from the east and to guarantee control of the Savo region for the Swedish Crown.

  • Mirja Hirvilahti

    Olavinlinna - St. Olaf's Castle in Finland, Savonlinna - was founded in 1475 by Erik Axelsson Tott. The castle served to repel attacks from the east and to guarantee control of the Savo region for the Swedish Crown.

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