The Wooden-Juuka (Puu-Juuka) is
an old center of Juuka and a great example of the losted building
tradition - the original exterior of Wooden-Juuka makes the area
nationally unique. The area is located in the triangle between the River
of Juuka and two highways.
to the River of Juuka, there was a niche village already in the 1500's.
In the end of the 1800's people started to build houses next to the
highways and establish multiple shops. The oldest ones of the buildings
are from 1800's and 1900's, the youngest from the 1960's. Nowadays the
buildings are apartments, business premises and public buildings. Also,
you can find several interesting details from the building of
Wooden-Juuka: some buildings have pediments, decorative window frames
and eave-brackets. The cultural and historical value of the area forms
from the wholeness of the area of Wooden-Juuka.
addition, from the area of Wooden-Juuka you can find the Mill-museum,
the Park of the Herralankoski -rapid with its place to wash carpets, old
art-buildings of Vikilä, the Nursery of Puuhelmi, Community college,
People's House, the Estate of Artists with multiple entrepreneurs, the
Majatalo Juuka -inn and lots of else too see and experience.
Adress: Vanhatie, 83900 Juuka
Also: Majatalo Juuka -inn (NB! Also in English), p. +358 50 351 7490