Kurala - Kohmo


In Kurala-Kohmo, residents can enjoy the feeling of the countryside, especially in Kuralan kylämäki, yet within a short driving distance from the center of Turku.

Kurala-Kohmo is an area surrounded by fields and forests near the river Aura about 6 kilometers from the center of Turku. Its most famous attraction is Kuralan kylämäki (Kylämäki Village) which is a museum and a recreation area owned by the City of Turku. The village has a first written mention already in the 1300s. Described as a village of "living history", Kuralan kylämäki cherishes the tradition and lifestyle of the 1940s and 50s. The residential areas in Kurala and Kohmo are close to the Kuralan kylämäki, surrounded by fields and forests, allowing the residents to enjoy the atmosphere of the countryside.

There are several specific neighborhoods within the area. In the western part of the Kurala district, there is a neighborhood called Hannunniittu, which is known for its terraced houses. In the eastern part of Kurala, there is an apartment building complex surrounded by forest. In Kohmo, there are mostly light-colored apartment buildings. Of course, there are also detached houses in the area. Housing prices vary greatly.

Basic services in Kurala-Kohmo are splendid, including two schools, daycare centers, grocery stores, and a few restaurants. The area has great public transport connections, and Hämeentie highway runs along the river Aura. In addition to river Aura, there is a small river, Jaaninoja, flowing through the area and surrounded by the fields making the area attractive to recreational activities. There is a Facebook group Facebook group for the Nummi-Halinen area in which you can participate in discussions and find information also concerning Kurala-Kohmo.

Would you like to combine countryside scenery with an urban living?

Neighborhood features

Natural environment
parks nearby
by the fields
next to a forest
by the riverside

Built environment
apartment buildings
residential area

Building types
high-rise apartment buildings
detached houses
terraced houses
low-rise apartment buildings

Neighborhood characteristics

Area is

Articles about neighborhoods

Price level in the neighborhood info

Housing sales prices

Below average
Average price in Turku: 2090 €/m2
The price level is indicative.

Neighborhood residents info

Primary life situation

working 48 % students 18 % retired 18 % under 14 years old 16 % others 14 %
% of residents

Housing types

home ownership 40 % renting 59 % other types of housing 1 %
% of housing

Average age of the residents

36 years
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6 km to the Center of Turku