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Stopped in Kokkola for lunch and looked up things to do in the city. It looked interesting so I... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
wolf3728
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Worth a look

A piece of genuine local history, with many fine old wooden buildings to wonder at. There may be... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Raymond H
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Kokkola 67100, Finland
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in Kokkola for lunch and looked up things to do in the city. It looked interesting so I stopped. It is definitely worth stopping if you are going through the city. A lot of old wooden houses of different colors.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

A piece of genuine local history, with many fine old wooden buildings to wonder at. There may be more attractive old town areas in the country, but this is still a good example of the type. There are occasional activities connected with local history, so...More

Thank Raymond H
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

t is definitely not a must see, but if you are staying/passing nearby, it is worth a look, and a short walk through the old wooden town.

Thank Ana L
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Neristan is a good examplöe of nrdic wooden architecture. This type of houses are common on the coast of the Gulf of Bothnia

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

If you like old towns and wooden buildings, this is a place to visit. Do not hurry, do not drive a car. Walk and take it slow. Look into houses, backyards and details. Summer and winter, does not matter. Take a stroll and a cup...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

Very nice place to visit with family and friends. I recommend it to anyone visiting Kokkola. Really nice during summer.

Thank eijnoritala
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Neristan is a part of Kokkola City with a lots of beautiful old wooden houses. There are many famous houses of old times. It's nice to walk there. The street lamps are also old style. There is also arranges walks with a guide telling about...More

Thank Teija P
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

This is a World Heritage Site, a wooden town comprising scores of wonderfuland colourful buildings. It is not just a tourist attraction but provides real homes to local people. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

It´s not touristy at all, but i do like the place. Old wooden buildings, where people are still living. Even at night its recommended.

Thank fabiansander
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had a tour guide take us through the Old Town and she had a nice style to tell her stories. I feel we got more out of the tour this way.

Thank maippi71
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