24 kilometers from Suomussalmi center, Raatteen Portti is the location of the Winter War exhibition. Through its collection of artefacts, photographs, maps and models it describes the Winter War battles which took place in Suomussalmi. The exhibition includes also documentary film, duration 14 minutes, which takes audience to the midst of the backwoods war on the freezing Raate Road. The Winter War Monument is also a part of the exhibition.
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Winter War MonumentRaatteen Portti
The museum road, Raate Road, begins at the spectacular Winter War Monument. The center piece carries 105 brass bells and it is surrounded by about 17 000 pieces of rock, symbolising the heavy 105 days…
Raatteen Portti Winter War MuseumRaatteen Portti
Raate Road, Raatteentie, is a famous location for the extra ordinary military maneuvers of the Finnish soldiers during the Winter War 1939-1940 against the Soviet Union.
Raate MaratonRaatteen Portti
Raate Maraton is a marathon event organized on the historical Raate Road, the scene of the Battle of Raate Road during the Winter War between Finland and Soviet Union. There are several memorials and battle…