Kaliningrad is also named Königsberg. Everything here has two names and two destinies.
The combination of Renaissance, rococo, baroque, Gothic and Soviet buildings and modern constructions — you will not find anything like that in any other town or city in great Russia.
The castle city. The fortress city. Protestant churches, gates, triumphal castles, towers, bastions and forts. Unusual sights, museums, galleries.
The Fifth Fort is the Russian national treasure. The Pre-Peter Shipbuilding Museum and the Museum of Pre-revolutionary Artefacts that were collected by locals from all the corners of the city. The Museum of the World Ocean and the world`s only deep submergence vehicle Mir-1. It has been used for exploring three oceans (at the depth of 6170 metres) and for shooting the film Titanic.
The non-freezing Baltic port city with unique legends. The polar icebreaker Kraser. Famous Vityaz where you can learn about the greatest findings of scientists from 20 different countries. The space communication ship. The world`s only combatant submarine B-413 in pristine condition.
The city where you can feel the atmosphere of the works of the great philosopher Kant and the fairy tale writer Hoffmann.
The amber capital of the magic stone of happiness, health and sun.
The park city and its unique natural phenomenon the Curonian Spit — the dunes, the forest, the sand and the picturesque sea. Every spring and every autumn 250 species of birds make a stopover here.
The 120-year-old historical zoo with unusual traditions.
The city that makes tourists come back again and again.