Fish Like an Emperor
Location: Kymenlaakso, Kotka (www.kotka.fi), Langinkoski Nature Reserve. Address: Keisarinmajantie 118, 48230 Kotka. Google Maps(www.googlemaps.fi).
Visit: Open 1 May–30 September every day, except on Midsummer Eve; in April and October by separate agreement. Admission: EUR 6, EUR 3 for children between 6 and 14, children under 6 free. Entrance to the nature reserve is free. Guided tours subject to a charge are available by advance booking. For opening hours and information on guide services, please see the website of the Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge (www.langinkoskimuseo.com).
Instructions and rules: The Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge is a fixed relic site, which may not be excavated, covered or damage in any way under the Antiquities Act (www.nba.fi). Campfires are also prohibited.
Sights and Activities: The Imperial Fishing Lodge museum with its furniture, textiles and other items from the end of the 19th century, an orthodox chapel, the Emperor's memorial stone and fishing rock as well as trenches and a firing post from the First World War. Rapids, a place for fly fishing, short hiking trails and an arboretum. Read more about the history of the fishing lodge and the Langinkoski Nature Reserve. See the event calendar of the Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge (www.langinkoskimuseo.com) (in Finnish).
Services: Two cafés, toilet, toilet for the disabled. The toilets are available when the museum and café are open. Read more about services under the Langinkoski Nature Reserve presentation.
Suitability: An interesting cultural and nature destination for the whole family. In the yard of the museum, parking for the disabled is available, and the Langinkoski café is accessible for wheelchairs. There are approximately 1 km of hiking trails suitable for the disabled in Langinkoski, providing them with access to the fishing lodge and the arboretum if assisted.
The address of this page: www.nationalparks.fi/imperialfishinglodge
The site is managed by Metsähallitus, Parks & Wildlife Finland. The Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge museum is managed by the Langinkoskiseura Society.