Read more about the star attractions of Kokkola National Urban Park.
A constantly changing landscape
The phenomenon of land uplift has always had significant influence on the interaction between the sea and the land in Kokkola.
From gardens to parks – international ideals
Kokkola National Urban Park contains three historical parks: Chydeniuksenpuisto (Chydenius Park), Englanninpuisto (English Park) and Länsipuisto (West Park).
From Sunti to the sea – harbours and villa culture
There have been ports and harbours along the coast around Kokkola for centuries. Summer houses and villas have been built on the shores alongside ports and…
In the footsteps of seafarers
Kokkola National Urban Park comprises nearly 20,000 hectares. It is Finland’s largest national urban park. The majority of the surface area is water.
Layered architecture and urban planning
The building stock of Kokkola has been influenced by the architectural ideals and construction cultures of various periods. The layered architecture tells its…