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Courtyard of Hvitträsk manor

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


Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

There are frequent local trains from Helsinki and Espoo. Trains from Turku to Helsinki also stop in Kirkkonummi.

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.


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.


  • 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.






Go next[edit]

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

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