Kronstadt

Description

Kronstadt is a city located one hour away from the city centre on Kotlin island. On our way to Kronstadt we will see Saint Petersburg Dam. Actually the northern and southern parts of the dam act like two giant bridges and provide an easy access from mainland to Kotlin Island and Kronstadt.

Kronstadt was awarded the status of City of Military Glory in 2009. The town played a great role in Russian history as it used to be the seat of the Russian admiralty and the base of the Russian Baltic Fleet.

One of the most spectacular site of the town is Naval Cathedral constructed in Neo-Byzantine style.

Territory of Kronstadt is famous for its military fortifications forts. One of the most important surviving forts is Fort Konstantin. During the tour we will visit the territory of fort Konstantin and visit the museum of Lighthouse Service located on the fort.

We will also see from the outside Fort Alexander I (Plague Fort). The largest and the newest of the forts, built at the beginning of the 20th century. From 1899 to 1917, the fort housed a research laboratory on plague and other bacterial diseases.

A visit to The Kronshtadt Sea Museum can be included in the tour. The museum was founded in 2012 by public enthusiasts. The exhibition includes rare diving equipment and unique items connected with diving.

Duration 5 hours

Prices (in US dollars)

Group size 1 pax 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax 8 pax 9 pax 10 pax
Price per person 158 167 188 196 204 213 233 242 250 258

What's included

  • Guide service for the whole tour
  • Transport by modern, air conditioned vehicle for the whole tour
  • Skip-the-line entrance tickets to the territory of fort Konstantin, the museum of Lighthouse Service
  • Photo permission at all sites
  • Bottled water (1 bottle per person)
  • Ponchos in case of rain
  • Maps of the city

What's not included

  • Meals (lunch costs about 15 USD)
  • Souvenirs. Both can be paid by credit card

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