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Ruskeala Waterfalls

Sortavala, Russia
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Just for a short stop

A waterfall? Um... no! A short stroll along the board walk to strech your legs after a day on the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
awgy
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Vienna, Austria
Stunning!

Definitely worth the five-hour trip from St Petersburg! The river is very beautiful and the local... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Lawyer_who_travels
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
14 Aug 2017
“Stunning!”
18 Jul 2017
“Nice nature”
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Sortavala, Russia
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

A waterfall? Um... no! A short stroll along the board walk to strech your legs after a day on the road is more like it. The suspension bridges are nice if you're not hunted down by a busload of visitors. If you have to "wash...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth the five-hour trip from St Petersburg! The river is very beautiful and the local souvenirs are worth spending your money on.

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

This place doesn't have huge waterfalls with a noisy water falling down. The place is rather calm, but organized with love and care. The entrance fee wasn't high. We walked on wooden bridges-trails and enjoyed the nature.

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

The stunning Karelia nature makes this place unbelievable and unforgettable! I believe I'll visit this place once again.

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Reviewed 24 July 2016

suggest to go with private tour then you can spend longer time there.... very beautiful nature....zip line above canyon..

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Reviewed 9 January 2016

Wonderful scenery and great place for photos. It's free and offers a nice walk around the area. Good place to relax if you packed a lunch and it's enjoyable in Winter or Summer.

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Reviewed 16 December 2015

Located at Ruskeala village, just roadside of road from border to Sortavala. Better to see at summer time, but waterfalls are beautiful anyway.

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Reviewed 10 December 2015

I love this place, coz here was make widespread movie "The Dawns Here Are Quiet." There not so much tourists. but really this place entirely show nature Karelia. By the way, there have rifle ranfe

Thank Mikhail K
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