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, Finland is very idyllic. My Mom was born in Hamina.

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

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 has housed for example a pharmacy with pharmacists such as A.

Artillery commander’s house

Federley’s houseThe Neorenaissance main building from the has housed for example a pharmacy with pharmacists such as A.

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 Hamina in

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

Other historic sites

Built in 1866, one of the most significant bourgeois homes in Finland with its buildings and trees.

Built in one of the most significant bourgeois homes in Finland with its buildings and trees.

Arvilommi’s house

Other historic sites

Guard buildings of the fortress

Guard buildings of the fortress in Hamina

Kesäpuisto, Summer Park in autumn colours.

Kesäpuisto, Summer Park in autumn colours.

The painter Hugo Simberg (1873-1917) lived in the house with his family until he was six years old.

The painter Hugo Simberg lived in this house in Hamina with his family until he was six years old.

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