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Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction

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Warm welcome - reveals a hidden part of the history

The museum is small, but you could easily spend here for two hours. We got a presentation of Salla... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Timo K
Espoo, Finland
Sallatunturi , no performance pressures!

Here you'll find everything You need for doing outdoor sports... And without any stress Of... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2016
Kitee, Finland
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6 days ago
“Warm welcome - reveals a hidden part of the history”
31 Aug 2017
“Small town”
Salla Museum of War and Reconstruction is located in a building that was originally made 1948 for railway workers and their families. The Museum's exhibition tells about the history of Salla municipality which was known as Kuolajärvi until year...more
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Savukoskentie 12, Salla 98900, Finland
+358 40 5790762
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum is small, but you could easily spend here for two hours. We got a presentation of Salla WWII history concerning the railroad and the part of Salla lost to Soviet Union after the war. There are additional films to watch the reconstruction era....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Timo K
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Good grocery shopping in village. Alko S-market, K market, petrol station and restaurants. We loved the landscape open forest and the fells.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Here you'll find everything You need for doing outdoor sports... And without any stress Of performance! Take a heading with cross-country ski'ing to the top Of Ruuhitunturi, exellent ski-routes in the wilderness! Yet Easy to ski even for beginners or "coach potatoes" :-) No huff-and-puff....More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank 1965JTH
Reviewed 30 December 2014

They have 3 supermarkets and an Alko (state owned liquer store), and gasoline station. All activities, hotels etc are at the salla ski resort/reindeer park approx 10 km's south of the village

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank 465maartend
Reviewed 24 August 2014

...the motto of Salla isn't lying to you, the small city is really in beautiful wilderness of north-eastern Lapland. It is an exelent staring point for treks since it has many shops where you can find everything for your adventure.

Date of experience: September 2013
2  Thank František F
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