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Bomarsund Trail Run

 
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5.3 Miles 8.5 Kilometers

 

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206' 63 m

Ascent

-190' -58 m

Descent

165' 50 m

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21' 6 m

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7%

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A very nice Trail in an historic environment around the fortress of Bomarsund.

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Features: Birding — Lake — Swimming — Views — Wildflowers

Description

The fortress of Bomarsund was built during the years 1832-1854. land was Russian at the time and the fortress was intended for the Russian contingents on the islands. The establishment was calculated for 5000 men, which by land standards was an enormous building project. It had a big impact on the land society and still today the expression the Bomarsund era remains.

The Bomarsund era got an abrupt ending. The establishment was thoroughly ruined when attacked by the allied English-Frenchmen. Even though the Bomarsund fortress was a parentheses in the land history, the consequences of its rise and fall remains today; land became a demilitarised zone.

The ruins of the fortress is now one of lands most remarkable
historical monument.

On the other side of the channel, next to the bridge of Prst, is a
small museum where pictures and objects from Bomarsund are on display.

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