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Just a couple of streets

lovely and sadly tiny. Really tiny. It is only residential so you feel like an intruder, trying not... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Eva B
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Gävle, Gävleborgs Län, Sweden
via mobile
Small beautiful area

After several devastating fires and excessive demolition in the 1960s, there are only a few blocks... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
Mikael F
,
Vantaa, Finland
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Nov 6, 2018
“Just a couple of streets”
Sep 23, 2018
“Small beautiful area”
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

lovely and sadly tiny. Really tiny. It is only residential so you feel like an intruder, trying not to look at people's windows. No benches to sit, no coffee houses. Just a few cute narrow streets. Nobody thought of visitors so tourists don't come.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

After several devastating fires and excessive demolition in the 1960s, there are only a few blocks left of Gamla Gefle. The area is located on the south side of the river. It is nice to walk narrow cobbled streets and watch colorful wooden houses. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Wander the narrow, cobbled streets of this charming neighbourhood with colourful gardens and old world decor.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Eloma125
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Don't even bother,.. absolutely boring, there are no shops and it's not even that cute to look at. It's only 3 tiny streets... Don't waste your time.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 July 2018

The buildings are nice and typical old Swedish buildings, but there is very little else going on. We didn't even find any open café.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Houses made of wood, quite streets, snow, colorfull....the best combination! We really enjoy walking throw these streets. It is a nice place hardly recomended to visit!

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

It's nice to have a walk by the old part of Gävle and see these beautiful old wooden houses. It seems most (or all?) of them cannot make any changes both on the outside and inside so they can keep their original charm.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The place is quite pittoresque but very very far from lively and it's small. You can fine tons of place like this, but far better, in many places in Scandics.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank quintnico
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great place to stroll around and look at all the old houses that survived the big fire. Great cafe during summertime and some museums.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank fishgang
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

An old and small part of town with small wooden buildings on narrow cobbled streets. If you can spend much more than ten minutes here you must have done one street twice.

Date of experience: August 2017
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