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Kaliningrad: City Tour

1. Kaliningrad: City Tour

Take a Kaliningrad tour and discover Soviet-Russian Kaliningrad and Prussian Koenigsberg. The real city is hidden among the surviving narrow streets of Koenigsberg districts. Spend a half day checking out the marvelous sights scattered throughout the city. Begin in Kaliningrad’s Central Square near the House of Soviets. There, hear a detailed history of the building that you won’t get anywhere else. During the tour, you will have the chance to stop, walk around the sites, and then get back on the bus. You'll also see some points of interest from the comfort of the vehicle. Familiarize yourself with over 15 points of interest, among them: • King’s Castle excavation site • Gothic-style Koenigsberg Cathedral • Kant’s Island, Kant’s tomb • Fish village area with Pregola River view • Stock Exchange Building in the Italian-renaissance style • Brandenburg Gate with marzipan museum • Christ the Savior Cathedral, Peter and Fevronia Church  • Victory Square • Magnificent upper-lake area • Dona Tower and Amber Museum • Rossgarten and King’s Gate The tour will last about 4 hours, during which you’ll have a chance to take photos of your favorite sights from the best angles, capturing lifetime memories. After this, you may just want to stay longer — in which case, your guide will help you order lunch at the restaurant.

Kaliningrad: Guided Sightseeing Tour

2. Kaliningrad: Guided Sightseeing Tour

Explore the westernmost administrative district of Russia on a 3-hour sightseeing tour of the unique city of Kaliningrad. Journey through history and learn how the city was inhabited by different people and diverse cultures over the years. Learn how the name of the city has changed, along with its architectural style, as you travel through more than 600 years of history. Hear how the fortifications of gates, towers and bastions now house large museums that carefully preserve their cultural legacy. Marvel at the 20th-century restorations of Königsberg Cathedral on the island of Kneiphof (Kant Island), discover the heart of the modern-day city on Victory Square and much more.


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