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.

Federley’s houseThe Neorenaissance main building from the 1890s has housed for example a pharmacy with pharmacists such as A. Nymalm and later A. T. Federley.

Federley’s houseThe Neorenaissance main building from the 1890s has housed for example a pharmacy with pharmacists such as A. Nymalm and later A. T. Federley.

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.

The gunpowder magazine from 1785 located in the Hämeenlinna Bastion has been renovated to serve as an art gallery and meeting facility.

The gunpowder magazine from 1785 located in the Hämeenlinna Bastion has been renovated to serve as an art gallery and meeting facility.

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