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Raseborg Castle in Finland

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ImageRaseborg Castle is a medieval castle in the Finnish city of Raseborg. The castle was founded in the middle of the 14th century by Bo Jonsson Grip. The first phase of construction was completed in the 1370s. The first written mention of this castle dates back to 1378. The task of the new castle was to protect Swedish interests in southern Finland. In Raseborg Castle in 1520, by order of the Danish king Christian II, Hemming Gad, a bishop and a public figure, was executed. Today the castle is a rather popular tourist attraction. In summer it is open to the public. On the territory adjacent to the castle, there is a summer cafe. In addition, theatrical performances of the country's largest Swedish-speaking Raseborg Summer Theater are held on a specially organized site near the castle. ImageImageImageImageImageImage

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