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Kirkkonummi

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Courtyard of Hvitträsk manor

Kirkkonummi (Swedish:Kyrkslätt) is in Uusimaa, about 30km west of Helsinki.

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Get in[edit]

See Helsinki#Get around for information about HSL public transport fares and tickets.

By train[edit]

There are frequent local trains from Helsinki and Espoo.

Few trains from Turku to Helsinki stop in Kirkkonummi. Usually you have to transfer to a regional train in Leppävaara, Espoo, sometimes in Karis, to a regional train or a minibus. In both cases the transfer should be included on the ticket.

By bus[edit]

Also buses run regularly from Helsinki.

By car[edit]

Kirkkonummi is a 20–30 minute drive from central Helsinki along highway 51, depending on the traffic.

Get around[edit]

The town is sufficiently small to get around in by foot, however for sights further away, the most practical mode of transportation is your own car.

See[edit]

Kirkkonummi church
  • 1 Kirkkonummi church (in the town center).
  • 2 Hvitträsk manor.
  • Sites from the Porkkala parenthesis. From the end of the WW2 until 1956, Soviet Union operated a naval base on the Porkkala peninsula and much of the current Kirkkonummi municipality was part of the base. There are still a couple of landmarks left from the decade known as the "Porkkala parenthesis".
  • 3 Pokrova Orthodox monastery (in Jorvas village).
  • 4 Haapajärvi wooden church.

Do[edit]

  • Nuuksio National Park is partially located in Kirkkonummi and there are opportunities for hiking elsewhere in the municipality too.
  • 1 Peuramaa. Small skiing center.
  • 2 Kurk golf. A golf range in the northern part of the municipality.

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Go next[edit]

Espoo to the east and to the west Siuntio and on to Raseborg and Hanko

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