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!

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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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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Sapokka Watergarden, Kotka
Tallinnankatu 12, Kotka
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Sapokka Watergarden, 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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Katariina Seaside Park, Kotka
Puistotie 32, Kotka
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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 will have unforgettable experiences.

Kymijoki, Kotka
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Kotka City Theatre
Keskuskatu 15, Kotka
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Kotka City Theatre

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

Keskuskatu 15, Kotka
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Majoitu Kotkan-Haminan seudulla mukavasti
Accommodation
Accommodation
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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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Kotkan-Haminan seudun matkailuinfo
Tourist Information Offices in Summer
Tourist Information Offices in Summer
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рестараны и кафе в регионе Котка-Хамина, Финляндия
Cafés and restaurants
Cafés and restaurants
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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
Groups
Haminan hyvat asukkaat
Groups

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

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