Things to see and do - Rauma
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Rauma Travel guide
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Finland’s third oldest town, Rauma grew up on the gulf of Bothnia where a number of trade routes meet. It was granted its charter in 1442. In 1550, King Gustav Vasa decreed that citizens should be resettled in the new city of Helsinki. The town grew nonetheless, as its inhabitants returned. It is now a major maritime port and industrial centre. It is also renowned for its bobbin lace, a technique believed to have been imported by sailors, and its regional dialect (incomprehensible to outsiders).
Tourist attractions Rauma : Things to see and do
Luostarinkatu 1 FIN - 26100 Rauma
This is a charming old town with wooden houses dating from the 17C and 18C. The historical centre is best visited by foot: the 15C Franciscan Holy Cross Church (Pyhän Ristin kirkko) near to River Raumanjoki; the market place ( Kauppatori) alongside t..
Valtakatu 5 FIN - 26100 Rauma
Close to the unique World Heritage site of Rauma’s wooden quarters is Best Western Hotel Raumanlinna. Established as a hotel in 1933, the building is an excellent example of Functionalist architecture. Raumanlinna’s comfortable guest rooms include a..
Aittakarinkatu 9 FIN - 26100 Rauma
Experience the beautiful seaside town of Rauma and explore this World Heritage Site with its pretty wooden houses and picturesque alleys, while staying comfortably at the centrally located Cumulus Rauma. Children will have fun in the adjoining playr..
Välikatu FIN - 26100 Rauma
This inn-style hotel is 100 metres from Rauma's UNESCO-listed Old Town and the main street, Valtakatu. It offers a breakfast buffet from 03:00, free Wi-Fi and sauna, plus free parking. Hotel Bar Maffi’s guest rooms are equipped with a fridge and cab..