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A small piece of a past time

Posted by
Jypyä Pop (Turku, Finland) on 20 July 2016 in Lifestyle & Culture and Portfolio.

Qwensel House is the oldest wooden house in Turku. The old bourgeois home is located in the center of the River Aura in Turku. It was built in 1700 around the year 1652 town plan area reserved for the nobility. The house was the home of Wilhelm Johan Qwensel. Qwensel tax assessor was the Court of Appea (wikipedia)

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Tataray from France

Un magnifique endroit, jolie scène. )

20 Jul 2016 5:34am

@Tataray: Thank you

farNaaz50 from Gorgan, Iran

Nice .

20 Jul 2016 7:16am

@farNaaz50: Thank you

martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

une belle scène d'un autre temps!

20 Jul 2016 8:02am

@martine Libouton: Thank you

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful composition of the place and very interesting !

20 Jul 2016 9:39am

@Mhelene: Thank you

Christophe from Cherbourg, France

Il ressort une belle quiétude dans cette photo

20 Jul 2016 9:46am

@Christophe: Thank you

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Such old wooden house ? Oh, well maintained !

20 Jul 2016 10:02am

@Hiro: Thank you

Devi from Chennai, India

How beautiful and charming this looks !! Thank you for the history Jypya :)))

20 Jul 2016 11:28am

@Devi: Thank you

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

THis looks charming. I like the red color too.

20 Jul 2016 4:27pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you

Mvdfotokraam from Netherlands

What a beautiful old town

20 Jul 2016 4:35pm

@Mvdfotokraam: Thank you

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful view of the old houses. And interesting information on history. :)

20 Jul 2016 4:49pm

@Sam: Thank you

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Would have been a mansion in 1700. Lovely

20 Jul 2016 6:53pm

@beach: This was then the center of Turku. A lot has changed over the world for 300 years. 1700s in Turku, Finland 11 000 people and today about 190 000 lived.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

It's quite a large compound. A nice place still.

20 Jul 2016 8:43pm

@Steve Rice: You are right. It was the 1700's the rich people's house.

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Lovely, and interesting history.

20 Jul 2016 10:09pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France


21 Jul 2016 7:32am

ursulakatariina from Turku, Finland

Beautiful view.

21 Jul 2016 7:42am

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

Beautiful scene ---- such peaceful atmosphere, JP. Superb presentation and thanks for the info. Kindest regards Monika

21 Jul 2016 7:19pm

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS
1/250 second
ISO 100
5 mm