Utö is a small island in the Finland Archipelago Sea. It is the southernmost year-round inhabited island in Finland. The written history of island dates back to the 16th century. Since the 17th century, it has been a base for pilots, lighthouse keepers, custom officials and soldiers.

The first lighthouse in Finland was built on Utö in 1753. The round lighthouse building was blown up during the Swedish-Russian war of 1808-1809. The present lighthouse was built in 1814 under the supervision of Chief Pilot Gustav Brodd. The lantern and the lights have been modernized several times. The present lens was installed in 1906.

Today Utö is popular place for a day trip. You can visit on lighthouse, a small museum and village with old wooden cottages.

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    Ronny Nedermo (2 months ago)
    Utö är Utö, finns hotell, restaurang, butik och fina vyer.
    Niko Sjöblom (2 years ago)
    The parents live on the magnificent lighthouse island of Utö. Stunning Lighthouse Church which I have had the honor to see. My parents' green house is different from other island homes in the middle of the lighthouse and kiosk. Have a nice summer memories?
    Niko S (2 years ago)
    The parents live on the magnificent lighthouse island of Utö. Stunning Lighthouse Church which I have had the honor to see. My parents' green house is different from other island homes in the middle of the lighthouse and kiosk. Have a nice summer memories?
    Rami Kuisma (2 years ago)
    Gorgeous island.
    Tibe Groenendijk (2 years ago)
    Very nice island with lots of people and rocks!
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