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 UNESCO 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
Author: Faimo Miettinen (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0)
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
Location Map of Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki
Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki is number 5 on the map.
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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 UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is not aesthetically outstanding, being nothing more than piles of stone to the uninitiated.