Maritime Centre Vellamo has attracted attention in Finland and internationally, thanks to its museum exhibitions and award-winning architecture. The wavelike and monumental building rises proudly up to 30 metres with a length of 300 metres in the old City Port of Kotka , near the city centre.

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Sapokka, Kotka

Kotka National Urban Park is the seventh urban park in Finland and was established on the 29th of September in 2014 in the Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge for the Russian Tsar Alexander III now a national heritage area.

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Kymi Sinfonietta

The Kymi Sinfonietta - International top orchestra in Kymenlaakso! Concerts performed with ardent passion bring you tunes ranging from beloved classics to groovy sounds – joy and
energy of live music!

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Muraali Kotkassa

There are four magnificent mural paintings in Kotka city centre. Kotka's first mural was painted in 2008. Three most recent ones were painted in 2017 and 2018 as parts of UPEART festivals. You can access the map view of Google Maps by clicking mural’s address.

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Kotkan Veistospromenadi

Kotka Sculpture Promenade

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Kotka City Theatre offers a great variety of plays from different styles. The specialities are musicals and high quality drama plays.

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Multicultural meeting place open for everyone providing cafe, lunch restaurant and summer terrace. There is also a handicraft shop, hairdresser, sewing service and beauty salon in the premises. 
Mylly arranges also cultural events and parties. Facilities can be rented for private use. 

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Kotkan kirjasto

Art gallery premises are located on the ground floor of Kotka City Library.

Exhibitions in 2019: 

9.1.-30.1. Kymen kamerat Society - Photographs

1.2.-22.2. Art of Kalle Lehmussaari, Curator Olavi Heino

1.3.-22.3. Art by Children of Kotka Opisto art groups

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Karhulan työvaennayttamo-kesateatterin katsomo

Proletarian theatre of Karhula was established in 1898 and is a nonprofessional theatre but more like a hobby theatre for locals. All year around stage is located in Cultural Hall Kyminsuu. Performances are updated every year and are mostly in Finnish. 

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