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Jokikatu and Mannerheiminkatu, Porvoo 06100, Finland
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All reviewscobbled streetsantique shopschocolate shopwalk along the riverday tripoldest citybus stationcafes and restaurantswalking shoesold churchsmall marketcouple of hourslovely townworth the tripwalk aroundfew hourssunny day
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Old Town Porvoo is such a cute place to explore. The cobblestone streets wind between colorful clapboard houses making for perfect picture opportunities. Be sure to wear good walking shoes though. The streets are hilly and uneven.

Thank Zosia B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here in old town some monday on july. There is no special in old town. 7.30 pm almost every place is closed

Thank ti-moo79
Reviewed 1 week ago

Picturesque town by the river, romantic, cute little shops and kids selling licorice (delicious). Chocolate store a must with free samples. Friendly vendors is a plus. Spend the whole morning and have lunch or afternoon and have dinner.

Thank mayanprincessArizona
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated just 50 km from Helsinki, Porvoo is a medieval village that offers unsurpassed surprises: beautiful, traditional houses, an extraordinary old church of interest, a town hall of another time transformed into a museum. You will find at the entrance to the Old Town a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a charming medieval area of Porvoo, the second oldest town in Finland . The cobblestone streets are lined with shops and cafes and it lies on the banks of a lovely river. Venture further uphill to see the church and other historic structures....More

Thank Tracey L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to finland for a long weekend and wanted to see a more typical town and this was rated as a top one to go see. It was really cutsey with nice shops and restaurants but it is very small. Worth checking when the...More

Thank Sara C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Porvoo is divided between the newer town where the bus station , supermarkets, shops etc are and the old town right across the main road. It's a great place for discovering the old wooden buildings and 16th century church if you like god and stuff....More

Thank Hugo R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Porvoo has both old and new towns. The famous red warehouses are in the old town by the river. Interestingly there are also red colored residential houses in the new town mirroring the old. There are also many shops, cafes in the old town where...More

Thank Joni H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Porvoo is easy to reach by car, about 40 minutes from the centre of Helsinki, and is a pleasant stop on a journey north to the Finnish lakes. The old town is clearly signposted. It was quiet on the day we visited and easy to...More

Thank JudithTaylor000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard of this town when we did our research for our holiday to Finland from Australia Some of the trip advisor reviews were not so complimentary however we decided to see for ourselves and are so glad we did The old town was...More

Thank David A
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Elizabeth2810
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The cheapest way is to take Onnibussi from Kamppi bus terminal in the central of Helsinki. Onnibus' journey time is 45 min and the price can be cheap as 3 € one way if you book early. Which is cheaper than travel from the... More
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