Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Kaliningrad

Museum of the World Ocean

Strung along the banks of the Pregolya River are several ships, a submarine, maritime machinery and exhibition halls that together make up this excellent museum. The highlight is the handsome former scientific exped…
Church in Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad Cathedral

Photos displayed inside this Unesco World Heritage Site attest to how dilapidated the cathedral was until the early 1990s – the original dates back to 1333. The lofty interior is dominated by an ornate organ used fo…
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.…
National Park in Kurshskaya Kosa

Kurshskaya Kosa National Park

The 98km-long Curonian Spit, a Unesco World Heritage Site, divides the tranquil Curonian Lagoon from the Baltic Sea. Here, tall, windswept sand dunes and dense pine forests teem with wildlife. The 50km of the spit l…
Museum in Kaliningrad

Bunker Museum

The city’s last German commander, Otto Lasch, capitulated to the Soviets from this buried command post on 9 April 1945, following the bloody Battle of Königsberg. Exhibits include wartime photographs and film, and a…
Museum in Kaliningrad

Amber Museum

Housed in the 19th-century Dohna Tower on the southern shore of the Upper Pond (Верхний пруд), this museum features over 6000 amber exhibits, including marvellous artworks, a whopping 4.28kg nugget and ancient speci…
Park in Yantarny

Becker Park

Enjoy a picnic in this park that stretches along the headland above the beach in the centre of Yantarny. Enter from behind the Schloss Hotel.
Area in Kaliningrad

Kant Island & Riverside

This once densely populated island – now a parkland dotted with sculptures – is dominated by the Kaliningrad Cathedral. A few nearby buildings – the former Stock Exchange from the 1870s and the neotraditional row of…
Museum in Svetlogorsk

Herman Brachert House-Museum

This museum features the work of Herman Brachert (1890–1972), the sculptor whose work can be spotted all around Svetlogorsk; his bronze Nymph statue resides in a mosaic-decorated shell on the promenade. His small fo…
Museum in Kaliningrad

Friedland Gate

This history museum is housed in the 19th-century Friedland Gate, for years one of the main entry points into the city. Admission includes permanent exhibitions on the Teutonic Knights and the history of the city th…