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Address: Kokkola 67100, Finland

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Beautiful and cosy

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... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2016
Teija P
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Kokkola, Western Finland, Finland
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Kokkola, Finland
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5 reviews
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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.

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Kokkola, Western Finland, Finland
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74 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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 Neristans history.

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Thank Teija P
Ashford, Middlesex
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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Bielefeld, Germany
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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.

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Kangasala, Finland
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47 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 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.

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Naantali, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 382 helpful votes
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

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Zaragoza
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174 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Julio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Mi28
Helsinki, Finland
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34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 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.

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Kokkola, Finland
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 September 2014

Neristan in the middle of Kokkola is one of the largest old wooden towns in Finland. The street signs tell a little about the history. Some of the old buildings are in poor shape but many of them are beautifully renovated. Best thing about it is that it still is a lively part of modern Kokkola.

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