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Imatra Waterfall

Address: Imatra, Finland
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Ranked #1 of 9 Attractions in Imatra
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Nice experience to the see the fierce force in combination with the music that is played. Be there in time to get a space in first row

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St. Petersburg, Russia
16 reviews 16 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Unfortunately, they stopped letting water out in the winter, though I imagine it must have been beautiful. No only 25 June - 26 August as far as I'm aware. But definitely worth seeing if you are in the area

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Imatra is a quaint town in Finland, and the waterfall is worth seeing. During summer months at 6 p.m. the flood gates open and the street is filled with music as the water slowly builds to its rushing power. Following the event, people stroll through town to grad dinner, a drink or an ice cream. It's worth the visit!

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

It is a great waterfall! Very impressive. But You can enjoy it only at 1800-1815 o'clock during summer months. The water falls very powerful. And the music is switched on - different (Sibelius, Nightwish) - depends on the week day.

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Morristown, New Jersey
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Awesome power as the they open the flood gates and the water gushers through. It takes amazingly long for the river bottom to fill downstream but boy when it comes it comes with a roaring power. It is cool to see the river bed (bed rock and boulders) fully exposed and then being filled violently with water, huge rapids and... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The dam is very big and impressive, unfortunately during winter the water doesn't flow through and this is not real waterfall. The other side of the dam is still dry. Seems the waterfalls are open only during summer time at 6PM every day when they release the water

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40 reviews 40 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Just great, everybody should see this one at least once in life time. The water show is running every day during summer time around six o'clock.

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Stubbekøbing, Denmark
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

This waterfall is a must see!! Normally it provides about 4% of Finish energy, but in the summertime it opens at 6 p.m. to let out the huge amount of water to please tourists. The water runs into the Imatrankoski river - great!

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94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

It is like a miracle - you can feel the strength of nature. Although this is an artificial thing - you feel no human tracks there - only water and stone!

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Florence, Italy
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We've been to see the Imatra Waterfall a lot of time during this years, and it's always beautiful and a must see in Imatra, Finland. Lovely 20 minutes to pass with Family and listen to the nice music during the Waterfall.

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