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April 24: Southern Finland tour – Turun Linna 2

More exploration inside Turun Linna.

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Windowsun.

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A pretty complex niche.

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Blue-ribbon windowseat.

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A 3-torus of rooms.

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Shelf: utilitarian in detail, but perfectly consonant with the masonry walls.

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A rather dramatic throne within a display room.

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Totally sweet Bryggman-designed (I assume) vault in (I think) the attic of the keep.

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The combination of the original medieval construction with Bryggman's well-integrated elegant, lighter insertions is almost too great for my critical-regional brain to handle.

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Oh look a bunch more niches.

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The coatroom area beyond the lobby.

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A skyway between the two sides of the keep.

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And below.

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Courtyard sky.

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Kind of a fisheye thing happening in this shot.

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Wallsun.

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More wallsun.

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Back out in the front courtyard.

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The front of the bailey.

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Courtyard sun.

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From the inside of the porch at the front of the keep; stairs descend to the courtyard on both sides of the porch, but not in front.

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Kourtyard komposition.