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Best things to do in Kotka

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“How does a real Russian Czar Alexander III spend his holiday? By the River Kymijoki, at Langinkoski near Kotka, fishing and enjoying the magnificent nature in peace. Naturally! Welcome to sense the imperial atmosphere!”
5 locals recommend
Aquarium
“Aquarium with local fish is close to marina and one of the most beautiful parks in the town.”
3 locals recommend
Museum
“Welcome to Maritime Centre Vellamo! Come and learn the stories of the sea and the Kymenlaakso region. Let our exhibitions take you by surprise, dive deeper into the history of seafaring on a guided tour or examine history independently in our Information Centre. Spend an active day with the whole family, enjoy delicious food by the sea or organise an unforgettable meeting or party in one of our venues.”
5 locals recommend
Park
“Äärettömän kaunis vesipuisto vesiputouksineen. Kauniit puut ja kukka istutukset. Pakko nähdä. ”
4 locals recommend
Department Store
3 locals recommend
Park
“National park. Only couple of kilometers walking but the nature is unique! Easy to walk with children and older people, as well.”
3 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Sapokka Water Garden. Apart from a small-boat harbour, Sapokka is also an old sea bay refurbished into a charming park area. www.kotka.fi/en/residents/parks_and_green_areas/park_descriptions/sapokka_water_garden”
2 locals recommend
Park
“Laaja puistoalue meren rannalla. Hyvät näkymät merelle: Suursaari (Gogland) näkyy hyvällä säällä 40 km päässä. Suosittu piknikkohde. Useita grillauspaikkoja ja isoja ruokapöytiä. Vapaa pääsy. ”
1 local recommends
Restaurant
1 local recommends
Restaurant
“Vausti on Kotkan "hienoin" ravintola. Kokin yllätysmenu on hauska valinta. ”
2 locals recommend
Natural Feature
2 locals recommend
Park
“Kaunis puisto Kymijoen rannalla. Grillausmahdollisuus. Vieressä urheilukenttä ja talvella luistinrata ja hiihtolatu. Vapaa pääsy. ”
1 local recommends
Street Address
“Bavarian authentic food; Delicious beer and desserts; Musical evening Fri & Sat program; Perfect for families; Open summer terrace; 10% discount for Park&Sea View Aprt guests :) welcome!”
1 local recommends
Park
“Our newest and largest park and outdoor area: jogging, picnic, barbecue and an amazing location by the sea.”
1 local recommends
Restaurant
1 local recommends