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Kotka

4.1
Gardens · Specialty Museums · History Museums

Popular things to do in Kotka

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Garden
Sapokka Water Garden
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Specialty Museum
Maritime Centre Vellamo
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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History Museum
Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Playground
Katariina Seaside Park
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. The city has a population of and covers an area of of which is water. The population density is {{Infobox Finnish municipality/population densityKotka. The city centre of Kotka is located at Kotkansaari island. The Port of Kotka is a major Finnish sea port that serves both the foreign trade of Finland and Russia.The municipality is officially unilingually Finnish. Historically however, Swedish was the only official language in the city until 1902. From 1902 until 1906, the city was officially bilingual. Kotka also had a Swedish speaking minority (see: Swedish-speaking population of Finland), which in the 1890s accounted for 16% of the city population. Their proportion has steadily decreased and today around 1% of the city's population are Swedish speakers. There is one school in Kotka where Swedish is the language of instruction, Kotka Svenska Samskola, which was founded in 1885.HistoryThe Second All-Russian Conference of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party was held in Kotka, on July 21–23 (August 3–5), 1907. Put Kotka at the heart of your travel plans by using our Finland day trip planner.

Side trips from Kotka

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National Park
Repovesi National Park Kouvola
4.8
Duration: 8 hours
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Landmark
Porvoo Old Town Porvoo
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Architectural Building
Cathedral of Porvoo Porvoo
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Waterfall
Imatra Waterfall Imatra
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Kotka

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Park
Riverside Park
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Hiking Trail
Santalahti Nature Trail
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Island
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Monument
Kotka Sculpture Promenade
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min

Kid-friendly things to do in Kotka

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Aquarium
Maretarium
3.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Beach
Beach Mansikkalahti
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
Beach
Aijanniemi Beach
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Beach
Lehman
3.8
Duration: 2h 30 min

Parks in Kotka

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Garden
Sibelius Park
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
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Park
Kumparepuisto Park
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Garden
Palotorninvuori Park
4.4
Duration: 30 minutes
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Park
Isopuisto Park
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

Museums in Kotka

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Specialty Museum
Museum of Aviation
4.3
Duration: 30 minutes
Art Gallery
Art Gallery Merila
4.0
Duration: 1h 30 min

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