Imatrankoski (The Imatra Rapids) are rapids on the Vuoksi in Imatra, Finland. It has been a famous tourist attraction since the late 1700s. Imatrankoski is also one of the National landscapes of Finland. Since 1929, the rapids has been blocked by a dam as the Imatra hydroelectric plant began operation. Today, the dam is opened daily between June and August (Wednesday to Sunday, at 18:00) as well as on Christmas Day and New Year's Eve.Using our international travel planner, Imatra attractions like Imatrankoski can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Imatrankoski is a beuatiful and powerful place with lots of history. One can spen d anything between 10 minjutes to a day walking and admiring the power of water and the nice nature around. Even... more »
You can hear the rapid before can see it. This spectacular place is just couple minutes walk from main street of Imatra. There was no show when visited but was still worth the travel. more »
Very beautiful landscape. Unfortunately the water flow was closed for construction back in August 2019. Overall, the nature and the view is very nice. Definitely recommend.
All year round - a good starting point for short trails along both sides of the river. Take the stairs down from the bridge and walk along the bench of the river. There is a map also detailing one of the trails. In summer there is the show (at 18:00 in 2019, Wed-Sun) if the waterfall. Very nice.
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