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Small beautiful area

After several devastating fires and excessive demolition in the 1960s, there are only a few blocks... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mikael F
Vantaa, Finland
Lovely wooden houses

It's nice to have a walk by the old part of Gävle and see these beautiful old wooden houses. It... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Zurich, Switzerland
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3 weeks ago
“Small beautiful area”
19 Oct 2017
“Lovely wooden houses”
Gavle, Sweden
+46 26 17 71 17
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After several devastating fires and excessive demolition in the 1960s, there are only a few blocks left of Gamla Gefle. The area is located on the south side of the river. It is nice to walk narrow cobbled streets and watch colorful wooden houses. The...More

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wander the narrow, cobbled streets of this charming neighbourhood with colourful gardens and old world decor.

Thank Eloma125
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Don't even bother,.. absolutely boring, there are no shops and it's not even that cute to look at. It's only 3 tiny streets... Don't waste your time.

1  Thank melonfactory
Reviewed 28 July 2018

The buildings are nice and typical old Swedish buildings, but there is very little else going on. We didn't even find any open café.

Thank Keskitalo
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Houses made of wood, quite streets, snow, colorfull....the best combination! We really enjoy walking throw these streets. It is a nice place hardly recomended to visit!

Thank Lorena R
Reviewed 19 October 2017

It's nice to have a walk by the old part of Gävle and see these beautiful old wooden houses. It seems most (or all?) of them cannot make any changes both on the outside and inside so they can keep their original charm.

Thank FromZRHwithlove
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The place is quite pittoresque but very very far from lively and it's small. You can fine tons of place like this, but far better, in many places in Scandics.

Thank quintnico
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great place to stroll around and look at all the old houses that survived the big fire. Great cafe during summertime and some museums.

Thank fishgang
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

An old and small part of town with small wooden buildings on narrow cobbled streets. If you can spend much more than ten minutes here you must have done one street twice.

Thank Jon M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

This small area in Gävle with old treehouses and narrow alleys makes for a nice walk, small stores and cafės.

Thank Mathias S
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