Some Views of Porvoo Old Town, Finland

My Childhood Town

Veijo Vilva


Note: All shots hand-held

9132. Porvoo River with Fortress Hill in the left background

9130. The Cathedral on the left is under a protective cover as the roof is being rebuilt after an arson fire. The pink tower on the right belongs to the Old Town Hall.

9140. A courtyard at the riverside.
My grandma used to live in the yellow house in the Fifties.

9149. View from the Old Bridge, the Old Town Hall on the left.

9151. Tourists on the Old Bridge, the covered Cathedral rises above the Old Town.
"King's Road", the old main road across Southern Finland from Turku to Vyborg goes up the hill.

9152. A typical alley in the Old Town

9155. Fortress Hill.

9156. The bay at Fortress Hill

9163. A view from Fortress Hill

9166. One of the two concentric moats on Fortress Hill

9167. The Old Gymnasium on the left, the Bishop's House on the right

9168. The alley alongside the fence of the Bishop's House

9170. The main street from the Cathedral down to the new section of the town

9171. A street corner in the Old Town

9172. The street to the right from the corner, towards the Cathedral

9175. An alley down to the Old Town Hall

9175 crop. At the Old Town Hall

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