St Nicholas Orthodox Church
Towering above Isopuisto Park, St Nicholas Orthodox Church was completed in 1801 and is Kotka’s only building to survive the Crimean...
Kotka Church's distinctive steeple is visible throughout town. Inside the neo-Gothic church there’s artful woodcarving, a resounding...
A legendary old sailors’ boozer right down to the ships’ flags and saucy paintings, with live music and a great terrace. Ties are...
You might not expect much from the tacky Captain Haddock nautical decor but this seafood specialist by the Maretarium smokes its own...
Sapokankatu 2 · interesting places nearby
Kotka's modern Maretarium has over 20 giant fish tanks representing various bodies of water. The Baltic tank is the largest, with local sea life fed regularly by a diver (check the online calendar for weekly feeding times). Water is piped in from the sea to maintain the natural life cycle of fish, so salmon spawn in autumn and in winter freakish eelpout give birth.