Hamina - the historical circular town

The centre of Hamina is filled with interesting attractions that exude history. All of these are located within a suitable walking distance from each other. Discover the idyllic wooden houses and visit the churches and museums representing various architectural styles.
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The old centre of Hamina is very idyllic.

The old centre of Hamina is very idyllic.

Orthodox Church of Saints Peter and Paul in Hamina, Finland  Designed by Louis Visconti, 1837

Orthodox Church of Saints Peter and Paul in Hamina, Finland Designed by Louis Visconti, 1837

Hurmaava Hamina, Finland by mikkohei, via Flickr

Hurmaava Hamina, Finland by mikkohei, via Flickr

Picture Gallery - Hurmaava hamina

Picture Gallery - Hurmaava hamina

Reserve Officer School  RUK

Reserve Officer School RUK

Hamina at Christmas.

Hamina at Christmas.

Artillery commander’s house

Artillery commander’s house

Artillery commander’s house

Artillery commander’s house

There are walking tours which present the history of Hamina and many interesting details.  The history of the circular town is full of colourful characters and stories. On a time travel to 19th century Hamina, characters such as the pharmacist’s wife or a widow enliven the tour with their fascinating stories.

There are walking tours which present the history of Hamina and many interesting details. The history of the circular town is full of colourful characters and stories. On a time travel to 19th century Hamina, characters such as the pharmacist’s wife or a widow enliven the tour with their fascinating stories.

A flag tower of the fortress commander was built at the tip of the Helsinki Bastion in 1790.

A flag tower of the fortress commander was built at the tip of the Helsinki Bastion in 1790.

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