The area of the centre of Kouvola
Many people see the centre of Kouvola from the window of a train. From there you can’t quite see our City Hall, which is such an architectural monument that it is an essential attraction to see. The Pohjola House is very different. It is so large and ugly that many have started to consider it quite beautiful. In the centre you can find the pedestrian street with cafés and shops. In the cafés you can taste Kouvola’s own coffee and the famous Kouvola licorice. The market place is full of vendors with local produce.
ElämysBunkkeri is a fully-serviced experience centre in Kouvola. Activities and atmospheric spaces in the centre, all under the same roof, or nature activities, only a 15 minute drive from the centre. Easy to reach, easy to organize. Choose from a selection of packages.
Happy Bowling is a bowling alley located in the centre of Kouvola. Above the bowling alley, you will find Kasku, where you can rent facilities for parties, meetings, conferences and other events. There are also two saunas that, you can rent for your group.
The church Pyhän Ristin kirkko (Holy Cross church) was completed in 1915 as a Russian military church. The church once served as Kouvola's Lutheran congregation's main church until it was handed over to the orthodox parish of Hamina and converted into an orthodox church.
Private hotel right in the centre of Kouvola. Accommodation for 50 people. Pub 23 at the hotel, open Mon-Thu 6 am -11 pm, Fri 9 am -2 am, Sat and Sun 9 am - 11 pm. Live music every Friday and Saturday night, and also occasionally during the week. Delicious food also served.
All the way from 1995, Old Tom has offered the locals and tourists alike a cozy living room in the city centre. Old Tom is a place where you can watch sports, experience different flavors and relax in a traditional Irish atmosphere. We want to offer you quality products and excellent service!
Kouvola Adult Education Centre offers a wide range of services to companies, communities and individuals. In addition to training and skills development, we offer comfortable facilities for everything from small meetings to large events. We also run two restaurants on site.
1) Milieu Museum: Kouvola bourgeois home with living rooms from the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s and 1960s 2) Radio Museum: the development of radio from 1920s crystal radios to 1960s fine cabinet radios 3) Military Radio Museum: the most extensive collection of military radios in Finland
Kouvola Theatre is South-East Finland's leading professional theatre in terms of capacity. You’ll be impressed by the warm atmosphere and high quality! The repertoire includes drama, musicals, comedy and shows for all the family.
The top international orchestra in Kymenlaakso! At the concerts you can hear their burning passion for performing everything from beloved classics swinging hits – the joy and energy of live music! Concerts every week in Kouvola and Kotka.
KymiSun offers unforgettable experiences: boat trips for companies, organizations and groups: Kymi River history tours, Verla’s clear waters and UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the wilds of Repovesi National Park. Nature picnic and programme services are included.
Mielakka is an active ski center with a happy atmosphere. Mielakka is located just 2 kilometers from the city centre. Mielakka has slopes for everyone from beginners to professionals. There is also equipment rentals, a café, Mielakka shop and huts. You will also find about 20 kilometers of lighted
Kouvola’s own Model Railway Museum, semaforo, is located near the railway station. The museum is located in an old building that was once used as a school building by VR. You can enjoy model trains, model railways and other railroad items in the museum.
Onnenkukko is the smell of sweet buns, good coffee and friendly service. Just like in the old days. We serve good coffee, tasty home-baked goods, old-fashioned lemonade, ice cream and other treats. The shop sells lovely gifts and souvenirs. Onnenkukko is open all year round, drop in!
Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna is a versatile and high-quality cosy pink hotel in the middle of Kouvola. As well as fantastic service from our staff, the hotel has its own restaurants, Frans & Rose and the Aula bar, restaurant and terrace complex. The hotel has 7 different meeting rooms.
The Paja (workshop) restaurant operates on the Kouvola campus of the South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences. You can find us next to the main building, in a modern glass building. We serve students, staff, and the other café and lunch customers.
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Ramin Konditoria is a dream come true for anyone with a sweet tooth. The counter is full of products from our own bakery. You can enjoy the treats in our cosy café or as take away. We also make gorgeous cakes for all sorts of occasions.
Right in the centre of Kouvola is the legendary Spede’s Saloon, which is one of the oldest pubs continuously operating on the same site and under the same name in Finland. Founded by Pertti “Spede” Pasanen, it opened on 26 May 1967. Upstairs is a nightclub, Club Touba.
The construction of Kouvola's Lutheran Central Church was completed in 1977 and the church was inaugurated on April 2nd 1978. Church was designed in the Art Nouveau style, by architects Jakko ja Kaarina Laapotti.
Villa Concerto, a meeting, concert and celebration venue, provides a comfortable setting for meetings, trainings, concerts, away days and parties. You can also rent a sauna and accommodation at the villa. Villa Concerto holds a public concert series, as well as private concerts.
Natural and tourist attractions in Repovesi National Park and the Kouvola region. For tourists and hikers, expert guidance and knowledge of the benefits of nature for wellbeing. For companies and staff teams, interactive supervision and coaching on wellbeing at work or away days (TYHY/TYKY).
ABC Kausala is located in Iitti, Kouvola’s neighboring village. The stations has a restaurant with 140 customer seats and during the summer, you can enjoy food and drinks on a terrace. There are also facilities for meetings for up to 36 people.
ABC Koria is located right along Route 6 and the distance to the centre of Kouvola is about 8 kilometers. The stations has a cozy terrace where you can enjoy food and drinks during the summer and also plenty of room indoors. The stations has meeting facilities for around 40 people.
The Poikilo gallery in Kouvola City Museum a new exhibition opened on 4 June called The Housing Problem: Alvar Aalto’s domestic architecture. The small exhibition continues until September 22 to complement the Kouvola Housing Fair by presenting Aalto’s impact on housing.
The event location is in a peaceful natural setting, but it is still just 15 minutes away from the centre of Kouvola. The experience package lasts 6 hours. You choose your favourite activity when you book, along with a delicious buffet from our selection.
Repovesi consists of interesting and varied scenery. This trip is perfect for experiencing the calming influence of nature and you can feel your mind and body refreshing. During the trip, we will move in the nature and on the water.
An interesting trip to historical landscapes. During the trip, you will get to know UNESCO World Heritage Site Verla and surrounding village. You will also take a boat ride to the waters near Verla and surrounding lake area.
Poikilo Kouvola Art Museum’s summer exhibition is a retrospective of four decades of Sirkka-Liisa Lonka’s work, from her 1980s pastels. In them, Lonka describes the landscape, the sea waves or marine life.
Meeting rooms and services: Villa Concerto (Variando Oy) offers elegant, comfortable meeting rooms and services for businesses and organizations. At Lehtomäki in Kouvola, this spacious 365 m2 private villa has two meeting rooms (for 25 and 10 people) and several workspaces for groups.
Variando Music provides high-quality musical entertainment for corporate and private events. Through us you can hire a soloist, ensemble (duo, trio, quartet) or a salon orchestra. Musical genres: classical, light classical, easy listening, folk, pop, rock Piano, violin, cello, vocals, harp, concert
In the exhibition inspired by Finland’s centenary, Myth busters and travellers, we consider traditional concepts of our people's origins, unity and thirst for culture, which are deeply rooted in Finnish thought.
You have the opportunity to book and rent a cottage at your host’s prices in different parts of Finland and enjoy your holiday or fishing trip – with your family, with colleagues or by yourself. We provide information about the location and the cottage, the region and what makes it special.
Finnish transport services include: booking a driver to meet your needs, pickup from your arrival point (airport, train or bus station or ferry terminal), loading baggage into the car, and transport to your destination via the shortest route in comfortable conditions.