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Visit Pori

Pori is known for many events troughout the year, such as the Pori Jazz festival that celebrates it's 50th year in July of 2015. Pori a city by the sea and river and known for the beautiful 6 kilometre long Yyteri beach. Families enjoy the Kirjurinluoto park, urban nature right in the city centre.

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Welcome to Pori

The City of Pori and its surrounding municipalities on the west coast of Finland invite you to enjoy a wonderful, relaxed atmosphere, whether you are looking for a family holiday, some pampering with your loved one or an active time amid your favourite pastimes.

There are many fun things to do for the whole family and you will experience unforgettable moments in the Pori region. Cultural experiences, hustle and bustle of the city, quiet nature and plenty of events as well as things to see, do and experience occur throughout the year.

Kirjurinluoto Park

Kirjurinluoto is a lush park area right by the city centre. It is a popular location for summer frolicking. The three-hectare play park for children, exhibition gardens, scenic outdoor routes, a beach by the river and a chance to encounter various animals make sure that this park provides you with things to do for days.

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City culture and events

The city has a modern beat with numerous small and big events spanning throughout the whole city. Pori is over 450 years old and the history is continuously present in architecture and museums. Local traditions can be experienced in fun ways: eat something local, buy fresh vegetables and berries at the market. One of the most iconic of Finnish natural phenomena, the Midnight Sun, can be enjoyed also in Pori.

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By the sea

The sea is an integral part of Pori. Yyteri and its surrounding areas offer, among others, a 6-kilometre long sandy beach, the archipelago landscape of Ahlainen, the rugged rocks by the sea shore, the open sea and the idyllic areas of wooden houses in Reposaari. Experience the many faces of the maritime culture in Pori. The coast and the archipelago of the Pori area belong to the Bothnian Sea National Park.

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Cultural Pearls

Visitors to Pori are advised to extend their excursions also further out beyond the city centre. The area offers excellent opportunities for culture, excursions, agricultural tourism, fishing, boating and many other fun activities.

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