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Rapola Ridge

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Beautiful ancient ridge with a defensive post from viking era

An ice age formed ridge, with an ancient fortress at the top. Some piles of stones only left, but... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2013
mjolnir72
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Valkeakoski, Finland
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Beautiful landscape and interesting history

This is a diverse region to visit. It's possible to take the trip just for walking and the... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2016
MC0777
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Oulu, Finland
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Oct 16, 2016
“Beautiful landscape and interesting history”
Jul 12, 2015
“Interesting step back in time”
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Saaksmaentie 772, Valkeakoski, Finland
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Reviewed October 16, 2016

This is a diverse region to visit. It's possible to take the trip just for walking and the beautiful landscape of admiration. On the other hand there are a lot of history to explore from the Ice Age onwards. Next to the ridge is also...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed July 12, 2015

I liked this place because it felt kind of like a hidden gem of a place. It was sign-posted enough so that you know where to go, and apart from that you are left to explore on your own, and imagine what things may have...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

Beautiful place with magnificent views to the lakes and small islands. Good place for a walk, terrain changes from high uphills to flat paths. Peaceful & quiet, great for a small relaxation in middle of hectic times.

Date of experience: May 2013
3  Thank jadenika
Reviewed July 24, 2013

An ice age formed ridge, with an ancient fortress at the top. Some piles of stones only left, but the nature and view is great

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank mjolnir72
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