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This book about Turku Castle combines facts and pictures to tell its history. It includes information about how the castle was built and when, as well as the glamorous court life during the times of Duke John, Erik XIV and Per Brahe. It brings the castle’s varied history to life and tells how it’s been restored to its present glory after the wars. An abundance of photographs show the remarkable grey-stoned, medieval castle. The photos also illustrate the castle’s exhibitions, such as rooms decorated in beautiful styles and the castle’s past as prison. Finnish medieval sculpture art is a chapter by itself. The book introduces the castle as event space and representation space for Turku City. Turku Castle is an excellent gift of Turku and its landmarks – and for Turku Castle enthusiasts. This book is available in Finnish and English.