Many years ago these buildings were used for defense against enemies, they were residence of the monarch or a haven for those who retired from worldly life. Now these majestic and beautiful buildings delight the eye of tourists around the world.
Olavinlinna (Swedish: "Olofsborg") or
St. Olaf's Castle is a 15th century castle located on a rocky island between the
lakes Haapavesi and Pihlajavesi connected to the Bay of Lake Saimaa in northern
Finland in Savonlinna Provincial Cham.... (read more)