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Small but enchanting

This is not Niagara Falls, which makes it so nice. The park is well organized with a wooden deck... read more

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Rishon Lezion, Israel

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

Reviewed 14 August 2017
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4 weeks ago
“Small but enchanting”
6 Sep 2017
“Just for a short stop”
Ruskeala, Russia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is not Niagara Falls, which makes it so nice. The park is well organized with a wooden deck, rope ladders and humoristic wood carvings. A fun place to stretch your legs for an hour. Good romantic stopover. Worth the few cents entrance fee. Do...More

Thank eliliron
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

Thank awgy
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.

Thank Lawyer_who_travels
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.

Thank AnnaL9099
Reviewed 24 August 2016

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

1  Thank Svetlana B
Reviewed 24 July 2016

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

Thank Anna R
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.

1  Thank EnergyAddict
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.

2  Thank mmikko
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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