Reposaari Fortress

Pori, Finland

Reposaari Fortress (Reposaaren linnakepuisto) was a coastal defence system built in the 1930s. It was designed to protect the important harbor of Pori against Russian fleet. The stronghold area is about 20 hectares and consists of two gun positions, magazines, dugouts, trenches etc. Wooden buildings have been reconstructed in the 1990-2000s.

During the Winter War Reposaari Fortress eliminated one Russian bomber and heckled several bombing operations. Finnish Defence Forces used the fortress until 1964. Today the area is restored and open to the public.

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Reposaari, Pori, Finland
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Founded: 1930s
Category: Castles and fortifications in Finland
Historical period: Independency (Finland)

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Jyrki lindström (2 years ago)
Kaunis paikka. Kesäisin myös idyllinen kahvila herkkusuille.
Harri Salmela (2 years ago)
Reposaari on hieno paikka
Emmi Suhonen (2 years ago)
Peaceful and quiet place by the sea. Old wooden houses and an atmosphere from way back. Nature is in key role here. Taste also fresh fish.
Niina S (2 years ago)
Kaunis paikka, matalat vanhat puutalot antavat ihanan menneen ajan tunnelman koko paikalle! Aava meri ympärillä, kaikki palvelut lähellä ja Merry Monk-ravintola rannassa. Upeat Siikarannan kalliot ja kaiverrukset kannattaa käydä katsomassa, samoin Junnilan puutarha.
simo sundgren (2 years ago)
Reposaari on vanhaa rakennusta paljon ja ihan upea aavameri sijaitsee myös leirintäalue reposaaresta löytyy sale-kauppa
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