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April 23–24: Southern Finland tour – Turku downtown

A miscellany from the streets.

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A subdued example of Turku Jugend.

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A rather more exuberant example of Turku Jugend.

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Turku's Kauppatori (market square), the central square. The rotunda building is the Orthodox church.

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As in Helsinki, downtown is quite a mix of classical, Jugend, and modern.

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On each night of the tour we stayed in the local Omena ("apple") Hotel, a somewhat odd but quite convenient and cheap self-service hotel chain.

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The next morning: bright sun on the Metalworkers' Union building across the street.

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Lots of verticals, plus some pretty cool hanging streetlights.

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Saabtrailer !

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Morning at the rope factory.