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Jyväskylä in the 1800s

From Toivola Old Courtyard you can find artisan’s boutiques and workshops, Toivola Restaurant, and... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2020
Mikael F
,
Helsinki, Finland
Lovely place to visit if visiting Jyväskylä

We have gone there many times. On a summer weekend the place bustles with activity. The old... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2019
Fozylady
,
thunderbay ontario
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

History is present here and the cafe Muisto is worth a visit. While the small shops are a bit expensive the products sold the seem to be of good quality :)

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Visited Toivolan Vanha Piha to do some Christmas window shopping and was impressed with the quality of the handicrafts and the old characteristics of the yard architecture. The cafe is a must visit place, really enjoyed the atmosphere there. Extra points for having two reindeer at the yard for Christmas!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Very charming place to visit, not very large but gives a good idea of old times in the town. Easily accessible: the car park just on the other side of street is perfect,

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ulla T
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

If you want to travel back in the time, this is the place where you need to go. The owner of this place restored a group of old Finnish houses and kept the spirit of the older times with this very nice place. Restaurant is really nice with "lounas" and lot's of salty pies and amazing cakes. In the houses, you also find some little shops where you buy hand made clothing, jewels and many others souvenirs or decorations. You also have one museum house rebuilded and decorated exactly how it was. If you are around, don't miss it! It's precious.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 9 June 2017

Handicrafts placed in the yards and houses of old wooden houses. It's great that Jyväskylä has saved these houses.

Date of experience: June 2017
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