Kuninkaanhauta

Eura, Finland

Kuninkaanhauta ("King's Grave") is the largest Bronze Age cairn in Finland. The stone huddle is 36x30 meters wide and four meters high. According the legend a local king or chief is buried to the cairn. It's quite probable several burials are made to Kuninkaanhauta during decades or centuries and it's expanded little by little. There has been no actual archaeological investigations on the site, but some remains of the Bronze Age place of residence have been found.

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Paneliantie 40, Eura, Finland
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Details

Founded: 800-400 B.C.
Category: Cemeteries, mausoleums and burial places in Finland
Historical period: Bronze Age (Finland)

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www.eura.fi

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4.3/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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pertti raitanen (11 months ago)
Viktoriia R (11 months ago)
Janne Kuusivaara (2 years ago)
Roadside signs are good, but why not get a car parked next to it? A more in-depth look was left undone.
Eija Nousiainen (3 years ago)
The historic place in the middle of the beautiful countryside in Satakunta. I went to the royal tombs of Finland. Excavations have found signs of the ancient residence. Minus the untreated environment.
Terho Paavilainen (3 years ago)
Fine ancient monument
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