Not every day that you are entering a presidential house ! The museum is nice and very well maintained. You will be immersed in the time of president Kekkonen, with no extravaganza.
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Visited this museum 12 years ago, took some other friends with us to this museum this time. Seems a little bit forgotten among tourists, only a small group there together with us. The museum take You approx 50 years back in both architecture and politic....More
The museum is full of history, and one can really sense it. Getting there by bus is easy from the city center. Prices aren't too high. The staff was brilliant and answered any possible questions. Cafe Adjutant is also worth visiting !
Our group of friends attended a guided tour in president's residence. It was worth listening to get the details and facts about history. Art, architecture, sauna!
Urho Kekkonen is the legendary Finnish president whose time in the office was heavily marked with Cold War. This beautiful villa by the sea served as his home during his presidency and up until his death. The villa is preserved just as it was during...More
Amazingly, even though I have lived in the area for more than 40 years, I had never stepped inside this building until today. Worth it! Built in 1904, and restored about 110 years later, this old stone building is an impressive place to visit both...More
President Urho Kekkonen was the longest serving president of Finland (1956-1982) during an era filled with political challenges both from west and east. His residence tell an interesting story about him and his family life. Here you will also find the world’s most famous sauna.
What a lovely Place by the sea and in the middle of peace and quiet. President Kekkonen and his wife lived there and sometimes worked also. Now the old, interesting building is a museum full of history. If possible try to join the guided tour,...More
Kekkonen has been "the boss" and could see him walking around the house and the garden. Good that the home has made as a museum. Easy to walk around without a guide. At the same time it was nice to see Miss Universum Anne Pohtamo's...More