Top Choice Museum in Kotka

Maritime Centre Vellamo

In a tanker-sized, wave-like building with walls of metal and printed glass and a rooftop stage, this state-of-the-art dockside museum recounts Finland’s seafaring life. The star exhibit is the Tarmo, the world’s ol…
Aquarium in Kotka


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…
Church in Kotka

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 War. It's believed to be the work of architect Yakov Perrini, who designed the St …
Church in Kotka

Kotka Church

Kotka Church's distinctive steeple is visible throughout town. Inside the neo-Gothic church there’s artful woodcarving, a resounding baroque-style organ and a beautiful altarpiece painted by Pekka Halonen.