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Imatra Travel Guide: 21 reviews and 56 photos

Imatra Rapids was arised about 5000 years ago. In 1929 the dam was built and now one can admire the stream in summer during special starts.

Hotel "Vationhotelli"

This hotel-castle was built in 1903 in modern style. It's located close to Imatran rapids.

The Church of Tree Crosses

The Church of Tree Crosses/ designed by famous architect Alvar Aalto, is architecturally an interesting building. Instead of altar painting there are tree crosses. Among the 103 windows only 2 are identical.
The Church of Tree Crosses was completed in 1957.

  • Last visit to Imatra: Apr 2007
  • Intro Updated May 12, 2007
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  • HORSCHECK's Profile Photo
    Mar 25, 2008 at 1:22 PM

    Natascha, thank you very much for signing the postcard from Finland. I see I still have to improve my Russian. *winkygrin*

  • starship's Profile Photo
    Aug 15, 2007 at 5:45 AM

    Beautiful aqua park. I'd love to be there! Hope you enjoyed your trip.

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    May 17, 2007 at 8:54 AM

    Did you see the big water flow in the evening? Or is it only in summer?

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