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Welcome to Kotka, city by the sea!

Situated only an hour's drive from the Finnish capitol Helsinki, Kotka is the unique beauty of seaside cities. Established where the River Kymijoki meets the sea, this city has long traditions in seafaring. Enjoy the loveliest parks, vibrant culture and beautiful sights!

Konditoria Huovila, Hamina
Cafés and restaurants
Cafés and restaurants
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Manor Hotel Karhulan Hovi, accommodation Kotka, Finland
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Accommodation
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Maritime Centre Vellamo
Tornatorintie 99, Kotka
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Maritime Centre Vellamo

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.

Tornatorintie 99, Kotka
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Muraali Smug Kotka
Murals of Kotka
Murals of Kotka
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Kotka Maretarium
Sapokankatu 2, Kotka
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Kotka Maretarium

Maretarium – fantastic underwater world of Finnish fishes

Sapokankatu 2, Kotka
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Sapokan Vesipuisto, Kotka
Sapokka Water Garden, Kotka
Tallinnankatu 12, Kotka
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Sapokan Vesipuisto, Kotka
Sapokka Water Garden, Kotka

Apart from a small-boat harbour, Sapokka is also an old sea bay refurbished into a charming park

Tallinnankatu 12, Kotka
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Katariinan meripuisto majakat
Katariina Seaside Park, Kotka
Puistotie 32, Kotka
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Katariinan meripuisto majakat
Katariina Seaside Park, Kotka

Katariina Seaside Park is a 20-hectare outdoor recreational area built around the 18th-century Sv

Puistotie 32, Kotka
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melonta kymijoki
The River Kymijoki
Kymijoki, Kotka
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The River Kymijoki

The River Kymijoki is full of rapids where rapids-shooters, canoeists and fishermen will have unf

Kymijoki, Kotka
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10 Best things to do
10 Best things to do
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About Kotka-Hamina region
About Kotka-Hamina region

Kotka Hamina Region – Raw by nature. When a smile is from ear to ear. When haste evaporates. When everything is as it should be. Then you know you have arrived. 

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Live and enjoy
Live and enjoy

With all the services nearby, you can have a more active life in the Kotka-Hamina region.

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Haminan hyvat asukkaat
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Haminan hyvat asukkaat
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How about some guided sightseeing, the best conference location and diverse programming?

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