Haapaniemi Castle

Salo, Finland

Haapaniemi castle was one of the oldest manor houses in Finland, first record of Haapaniemi dates back to year 1469. The castle manor was built probably between 1450-1525 by the powerful nobleman Henrik Klaunpoika Horn, who owned it until 1540s. After Horns Haapaniemi was owned by another famous noble family Fleming.

The castle manor was ruined in the Great Wrath (1713-1721). Fiskars Ironworks bought manor properties in 1737. Today only an arched stone basement remains the manor house. Haapaniemi is nominated as National Built Herigate by National Board of Antiques.

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Founded: 1450-1525
Category: Ruins in Finland
Historical period: Middle Ages (Finland)

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