The fortress of Bomarsund
The Bomarsund era got an abrupt ending. The establishment was thoroughly ruined when attacked by the allied English-Frenchmen. Even though the Bomarsund fortress was a parentheses in the Åland history, the consequences of it’s rise and fall remains today; Åland became a demilitarised zone.
The ruins of the fortress is now one of Åland’s most remarkable
On the other side of the channel, next to the bridge of Prästö, is a
small museum where pictures and objects from Bomarsund are on display.