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[an error occurred while processing this directive]Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki, Finland

[an error occurred while processing this directive][an error occurred while processing this directive] Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki has over thirty granite burial cairns. They offer a glimpse at the social, religious and funerary practises of northern Europe over three thousand years ago.

Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki was inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 23rd session of the World Heritage Committee which was held in Marrakesh, Morocco, on 29 November - 4 December, 1999.

Photos of Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki

Cairn of Sammallahdenmäki, Finland
Cairn of Sammallahdenmäki, Finland
photo sourcehttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Cairn_in_sammallahti.jpg
authorshipFaimo Miettinen
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World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N 61 07 14 E 21 46 39
Inscription Year: 1999
Type of Site: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: III, IV

Visiting Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki

The Bronze Age burial site of Sammallahdenmäki is approached through the town of Rauma. It is located off Highway 12 between Rauma and Tampere. Although it is a World Heritage Site, it is not aesthetically outstanding, being nothing more than piles of stone to the uninitiated.

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