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Walk and let your senses guid you to history

If you like old towns and wooden buildings, this is a place to visit. Do not hurry, do not drive a... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
ZolloPaa
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Helsinki, Finland
Old and beautiful in my own hometown

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

Reviewed 25 February 2017
eijnoritala
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Kokkola, Finland
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Kokkola 67100, Finland
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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

Thank ZolloPaa
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
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
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.

1  Thank Pahaska
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
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
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Neristan is not as famous as Old Town's in Naantali or Porvoo, but still definitely worth of visit. There are several nice houses and location near Kokkola City Centre is good. Lovely little walk and a must see if You are visiting Kokkola

1  Thank Halkidis
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Nice wooden houses. The mostrar interesting and original thing are the gossip mirrors. How to gossip from the living room without bien discovered.

Thank Julio
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Old wooden town that has survived from fires. Nice strolling around during a sunny day. Map needed, because the houses and streets look similar.

Thank Mi28
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The Neristan are is unique in its Scandinavian style, having been built for families of sea-farers in the 18th-19th century. It's a nice place to take a stroll in summer as well as winter.

Thank Maija_Kuu
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