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Turku Christmas City

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It’s no wonder that Turku markets itself as the Finnish Christmas City. For over a century, the Turku Cathedral has been the centre of Finnish Christmas culture. Every year a sparkling Christmas tree is lit during the opening day of the Christmas City ceremonies right outside the Cathedral doors. Nearby, in Old Great Square, the Old Time Christmas Market is bound to be buzzing with holiday spirit. The stalls are lit with lanterns and brimming with Finnish Christmas confections. Over the course of the holiday season, Turku hosts literally hundreds of events. From performances of Pinocchio to dozens of carol concerts to Christmas adventure tours of Turku Castle, it’s impossible to run out of holiday experiences.

Written by  Sarah Clise.

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“Turku Christmas City 2011 Dates”

The dates for the 2011 Turku Christmas City are from 26 November-13 January, 2012.  Read more...

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