Top things to do in Chernyakhovsk

Farm in Chernyakhovsk

Georgenburg Stud Farm

Tranken horses have been bred at this impressive complex since 1812. The farm is also the location of the Georgenburg Cup, an international show-jumping tournament, typically held on the second weekend in September.…
Fortress in Chernyakhovsk

Insterburg Castle

Around 1km north of Chernyakhovsk’s train and bus stations, the ruins of this castle are watched over by an eccentric hippie artist who has set up his studio-gallery inside the castle’s remaining structure. You’ll a…
Cathedral in Chernyakhovsk

St Michael’s Cathedral

This towering, red-brick church, dating from 1890, was spared significant damage during WWII. It was originally built for Lutheran worshippers and features three naves and a tall bell tower. It was used as a warehou…
International in Chernyakhovsk


A perfect in-town option for lunch or dinner, and the menu has something for everyone, including pizzas, pastas, meat, fish and sushi. Dine on the terrace in nice weather.
Fortress in Chernyakhovsk

Georgenburg Castle

This ruined fortress, 3km north of Chernyakhovsk's town centre, is perched high above the Instruch River. In 1812 the castle estate was bought by a Scottish family who established the Georgenburg Stud Farm, which co…