Porvoo is a smalltown on southern coast and it has a very picturesque old town. really charming, where you can feel the atmosphere of lovely wooden houses of yesterday, now used as apartments, shops, and cafés.
Porvoo, Finland http://www.menaiset.fi/alue/kalastajan_vaimo
Porvoo - Finland the church up in the hill is from y. 1233, and has burned down many times, latest was summer 2009. Red barns and old houses tell story of maritime merchandy, and hard times at those little seashore town during the centuries.
Porvoo, Finland.The town is famed for its "Old Town",a dense medieval street pattern with predominantly wooden houses.The Old Town came close to being demolished in the 19th century by a new urban plan for the city.The plan was cancelled due to a popular resistance headed by Count Louis Sparre.
The Old Town of Porvoo is unique. The mosaic-like town plan with its maze of streets and irregulary shaped plots dates back to the Middle Ages. www.visitporvoo.fi
maren i borgå, old town Porvoo Finland
Porvoo, my hometown in Finland. Ranta-aitat in old town.