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Great idea

It's a simple but great idea: there are pieces of art in random places in Kotka. Most of the art is... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2016
rvs-ru
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Dublin, Ireland
Better city

The idea of providing every year a new sculture gives a renewable view of the city, and so it makes... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2015
Ferran L
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Maspujols, Spain
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2 weeks ago
“Beautiful Finnish art”
Jul 29, 2017
“Smells like sewers”
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The Sculpture Promenade of Contemporary Art with a length of approx. 2 kilometres traverses the centre of Kotka. The Linden Boulevard running parallel with Keskuskatu street won a national environmental structure award in 2001, when the first...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped to watch this beautiful sculpture. At the time I arrived to Kotka the weather was quite bad and it was too dark to enjoy fully the place and the promenade. If you make it on a nice sunny day, don't miss it!

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Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

A very good idea with lots of interesting sculptures, but somehow the air smells like sewer almost all the time. Really not a good atmosphere for enjoying the art.

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Reviewed July 23, 2016

The weather was really nice when I had a look at my beloved Sculpture Promenade. I can't get over the originality of the idea. Right from the outsized ants near the harbour to abstract sculptures and modernist statues nearer the centre, this is a gem...More

Thank mishmish a
Reviewed July 17, 2016

It's a simple but great idea: there are pieces of art in random places in Kotka. Most of the art is weird (modern/contemporary), but still interesting.

Thank rvs-ru
Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

The idea of providing every year a new sculture gives a renewable view of the city, and so it makes it richer. I think it also gives you a route to walk through almost the whole city center with the chance of stopping and enjoying...More

Thank Ferran L
Reviewed July 18, 2015

It's quite amazing that a small provincial town should have firstly had the idea for a defined walk lined with statues and carvings and then that the artworks are of such consistently high quality. But then, this is that fabulous country Finland for you! I...More

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