Dark stories of Turku


Turku, Finland with Toni

Finnish, English

20 spots per experience



What are we going to do?

"Dark Stories of Turku

My name is Toni, I would like to take you for a walk in Turku, while I
tell you dark stories about crime scenes and ghosts.

Originally I got this idea when I was in Prague in 2003. I participated
in ghost walks there and when I came home I wondered why we don't have
same kind of an experience here in Turku. Because there wasn't any, I
had to do it by myself. I went through national archives website and
newspapers that have been published in the early 1900s. I researched
with keywords : murder, killing, robbery, theft. So the crime stories I
tell you are taken from the actual newspapers. Ghost stories that I
share with you are collected from local folklore, some I have heard or
read by myself.

The experience takes place in the central part of Turku: Aurajoki, hills
of Vartiovuori and Samppalinna.
Duration of the experience: approximately 2 hours
Roughly 4 km of walking
I can provide this experience in English or Finnish, depending on your
preferences.

Join me for this experience! I hope that after hearing my dark stories,
you will see our lovely hometown of Turku in a new way, darker way."

Nimeni on Toni, haluan viedä sinut kävelylle Turun keskustan
> alueella samalla kertoen synkkiä tarinoita Turusta. Alunperin sain
> idean kun olin 2003 Prahassa kummituskierroksella, ja kun tulin kotiin
> ihmettelin, miksei Turussa ole vastaavaa kierrosta. Koska sellaista ei
> ollut, minun oli tehtävä se itse. Etsin rikostarinoita
> Kansallisarkiston nettisivujen vanhoista sanomalehdistä hakusanoilla:
> murha, tappo, ryöstö, varkaus. Uutiset ovat ilmestyneet
> sanomalehdissä Turussa 1900-luvun alussa.
> Kummitustarinat on kerätty paikallisesti kuulemieni tai lukemieni
> tarinoiden pohjalta.
> Tule mukaan! Toivottavasti tarinani kuultuasi , näet kauniin
> kotikaupunkimme Turun uudella, synkällä tavalla.

Elämys tapahtuu Turun keskusta alueella
Aurajoki ranta, Vartiovuori, Samppalinnanmäki.
Kierroksen kesto on noin 2 tuntia ja matkaa tulee noin 4 kilometriä, sisälää portaissa nousua.
Elämys tehdään joko suomeksi tai englanniksi, tarpeiden mukaan.

https://youtu.be/cXmgcYLtzr4



Reviews

Amira
This is truly a pleasant experience! It doesn't matter if you're a tourist who's looking for a more interesting city tour or a local who hasn't seen a new side of his/her hometown. Myself I found it really interesting and this is a perfect way to spend Halloween before continuing the festivities in the center!

12€ person