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Old iron works

The iron works was founded 1695 and current outlook from end of 18th century. The iron works was... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Helsinki, Finland
Beautiful place and a nice walk

Kukul-lake has a nice 8 km walk where you see the summer Finland at its best. It takes you near... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
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The Stromfors Iron Works offers visitors the chance to enjoy relaxing holidays in a beautiful and historically significant environment. The old craftsmen tradition is still continued at the iron works. Life in the century-old area continues whilst...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Ruukintie 10 | 07970, Ruotsinpyhtaa 07970, Finland
+358 45 1130459
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

The iron works was founded 1695 and current outlook from end of 18th century. The iron works was closed 1950 after 250 years of production. It consists several old buildings offering nowadays services like B & B, restaurants, cafes, flea market, museum and church. The...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2018

Kukul-lake has a nice 8 km walk where you see the summer Finland at its best. It takes you near lake and in the woods, you can pick blueberries whila you climb the rocks and sweat-remember there are mosquitos in finnish forests. After the walk...More

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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful and picturesque little village with history. Nice old houses in good condition. BUT the shops are full of peculior things and the art and exhibition was no big experience. The map of the area was disorganized and confusing. The museums were very traditional....More

Thank Heljä M
Reviewed June 25, 2017

In this area you will find several workshops of artisans, few cafes, a grocery, B&B and beautiful old buildings. Also summer theather (in FInnish) are every June. Inside of the church (Ruotsinpyhtään Kirkko) you will find a altarpiece done by Helene Schjerfbeck one of best...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2013

The ironworks opened in the 17th century and eventually gave their name to the whole municipality in Swedish - Strömfors. The Finnish name remained Ruotsinpyhtää (Swedish Pyhtää). The wheels were driven by the westernmost branch of the Kymi river. Nowadays, the Upper Forge has been...More

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martin w
July 10, 2017|
Response from JPH0711 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Martin, unfortunately it's almost impossible to take a bus there. Easiest way is take a bus from Helsinki (if you are coming that way) to Loviisa or if you are coming from east then take a bus from Kotka/Hamina to Loviisa... More