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Are you looking for affordable car hire? Now a day’s it is very popular to rent a car, the majority choose to pick up a car at the airport. With car rental you and your family have the opportunity to take pleasant day trips in the areas surrounding, also you will not be dependent on public transport. By comparing prices of car rental from several players, you can save a lot of money. If you prefer to retrieve the rental car in the city center, this is also possible.
Kotka short guide
Kotka, which is Finland’s second busiest port, located in the Gulf of Finland – at the outlet of the river Kymmene. The city, which has had the township since 1879, has 55,694 inhabitants (2008). Where today’s Kotka is located, was in the late 1700s listed a large fortification – Swedish Sund. Today there are remnants of the fortress of Kotka ö outside the city.
Among the sights in Kotka, there are quite a special aquarium, which only includes fish that live in Finnish freshwater – Kotka Maretarium. Otherwise, the city has several beautiful parks – and here must Sapokka Vattenpark specifically mentioned.
The proximity to the sea makes several of the city’s attractions have a maritime connection. The foremost of these is the Maritime Center Vellamo – a huge museum complex that includes Finland Sjöhistoriska Museum and Kymmene Valley Museum. The buildings, covering an area of 15,000 km2, is the sign of the experimental Finnish architect Ilmari Lahdelma.
A very popular summer event is the festival “Kotka Sea Days” – with concerts, regattas and a number of other cultural events.
Nearest major airport is Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport outside the capital Helsinki, about 130 km west of Kotka.