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Finland, Old Rauma

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Location Rauma, Region of Satakunta, Province of Western Finland (formerly Province of Turku-Pori)
Coordinates N61 7 41.016 E21 30 42.012
Property 29 ha
Date of Inscription 1991

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Situated on the Gulf of Botnia, Rauma is one of the oldest harbours in Finland. Built around a Franciscan monastery, where the mid-15th-century Holy Cross Church still stands, it is an outstanding example of an old Nordic city constructed in wood. Although ravaged by fire in the late 17th century, it has preserved its ancient vernacular architectural heritage.

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