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A nice sandcastle

I was visiting friends in Lappeenranta and then we went down to the harbor to see the amazing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pietarsaari, Finland
Positive suprise

The sand castle is made out of small pieces all made by people from different countries. Most of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Helsinki, Finland
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Satamatie 11, Lappeenranta 53900, Finland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was visiting friends in Lappeenranta and then we went down to the harbor to see the amazing sandcastle with motives from the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Castles from Finland, Molly Malone from Dublin and Gaudi buildings from Barcelona. The figures were very...More

Thank leffex
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sand castle is made out of small pieces all made by people from different countries. Most of the things are related to the country where those are from. Didn't expect much from it but really liked it.

Thank Nuttnick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a huge sandcastle having every summer a different theme. The sand sculptures are quite impressive and there are a few rides aimed mostly for younger kids. Our 12-year-old enjoyed the swing caroussel, though, so at least pre-teens might also be entertained. Admission is...More

Thank Juho H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The best summer tip for kids. Near the castle, passenger port, jaht port, museum, art gallery etc. Nice walking from the city down town.

Thank Jarmo E
Reviewed 9 July 2018

some locals told us about the sandcastles so we set off to see them, having seen many good sand structures in Europe there are out of this world, reaching far into the sky the detail is amazing. As you walk around the area you come...More

Thank Daveshent
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Once a year I enjoy visiting this exhibition of very special art. In addition, the children of the family enjoy different kinds of rides and jumps. Cafe and ice cream is available, too. The beautiful lake Saimaa just beside is a great bonus.

Thank EijaMaija
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

It is the annual event to build up a huge sand castle in the harbour of Lappeenranta. This time we saw sand sculptors in work. They seemed to be from different countries. Remember to enjoy of a local delicacy vety (nitrogen) or atomi (atom) in...More

Thank Maari100
Reviewed 14 October 2017

...and a different theme every year! If in Lappeenranta during the summer, I sure want to check out these sculptures, that disappear in the autumn time. And so shoulf you. It's free and fun!

1  Thank Noora M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Just a short walk from the city centre, the sandcastle is actually a bit wrong term for it since it is an area with sculptures made of sand, not actually a sandcastle. The sculptures are different each year. The entrance is free, but if your...More

1  Thank MarikaR73
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This years (2017) exhibition began in June and continues open to the public until the end of August and I thoroughly recommend a visit if you are in the vicinity. It is an annual event, the sculptures being created by professionals invited from different countries....More

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