Riipisen
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beas006
Bournemouth, UK840 contributions
Dec 2019 • Family
Stop off enroute to Kuusamo centre which has some tourist/local tat which is pretty expensive, mundane stuff.

The exhibition is free to enter (contributions welcome) but it really is rubbish.
Written 26 December 2019
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niinan2
Nurmijarvi, Finland1,570 contributions
Jul 2019 • Friends
Riipisen's has a good selection of all kinds of souviniers and local food products. Friendly staff..
Written 12 July 2019
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NorthStar
40 contributions
Dec 2018 • Family
Stop by to get some magnets, local jams, reindeer products, post cards ect. Lot of items to choose from. Also warm mittens, hats and fur items are sold here. Nice place to stop by.
Written 27 December 2018
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JariJK
Kouvola, Finland5,274 contributions
Jul 2015 • Family
The brand "Riipisen" has several posts or outlets. They have Riipinen Wild Game Restaurant in Ruka (Rukatunturi, see separate reviews), Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenir Shop in Ruka (Rukakyläntie 8, Rukatunturi, see separate reviews), a small shop in Prisma Shopping Mall (Huoparintie 1, the city center of Kuusamo) and Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenir Shop in Kuusamo (Järvenpääntie 1, four kilometers from the city center to the direction of Ruka on Highway 5/E63). I want to explain this because people are often confused with these several outlets. It is still more confusing that actually Ruka is a part of Kuusamo (and Rukatunturi is a fell, i.e. a Lappish mountain, in Ruka), although people often think that Ruka is a separate municipality.

This review deals with Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenir Shop in Kuusamo (Järvenpääntie 1, four kilometers from the city center to the direction of Ruka on Highway 5/E63). This is the biggest one of all Riipisen shops and operates in two adjacent buildings. Here you find all possible Lappish souvenirs. They also have a nice cafeteria. Especially doughnuts are cheap and delicious.

However, the best part of this Riipisen shop is their scale model world in which you see many different miniatures from Lapland. You even meet the Moomins here! There isn't any admission fee to this scale model world but voluntary donations for the maintenance of the exhibition are appreciated.

Our whole family fell in love with this place. We made purchases, ate doughnuts and admired miniatures over an hour!
Written 30 July 2015
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