Korsholma Castle

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Korsholm Castle (Finnish: Korsholman linna, Swedish: Korsholm slott, also known as Chrysseborg[1]) was a medieval castle in Vaasa, Finland. It was probably built in the 1370s, it is possible that the castle was never more than a wooden fortification, surrounded by a moat. By the late 18th century it was ruined, and new buildings built on the mound destroyed any medieval remains. Today a low mound is all that remains of the castle.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Korsholm - History
  2. ^ Korsholm Castle

Coordinates: 63°04′10″N 21°43′16″E / 63.06944°N 21.72111°E / 63.06944; 21.72111