Top 25 Sights in Kaliningrad City

Top 25 Sights in Kaliningrad City, Kaliningrad, Russia (B)

“Damn my education, I can’t find the words to say for all the things caught in my mind” – Noel Gallagher.

This was a magical place – Kaliningrad. Another travel dream of mine and another chance to add another ex-Soviet Union country or region to my growing repertoire. Also, this marked the end of my journey around the world. Yes – this is it for now! A lunatical journey which saw me tour about 135 countries and 830 cities/towns, came to a rocking end in Kaliningrad. It was to be my final backpacking venture before deciding to settle in Gdańsk in Poland, at least for a while. No need to cry.

I’m not sure how long I have spent in ex-Soviet Union countries now but cumulatively it must be at least 12 months – 3 months in Bishkek and a fair whack of time in the Caucauses for a start. But after somehow getting a 72 hour online visa for Kaliningrad, I crossed the border from Poland to Kaliningrad and here I was – back on Russian soil for the first time in 9 years. In the end I actually had 4 days (3 nights) here as it’s not exactly 72 hour visa, it’s really almost 96 hours you get. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top 25 Sights in Kaliningrad City
Guide Location: Russia » Kaliningrad
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Jonny Blair
Read it on Author's Website: http://dontstopliving.net/backpacking-in-kaliningrad-top-25-sights-in-kaliningrad-city/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Ibis Hotel
  • Crazy Dog Hostel
  • Ploschad Pobedy
  • Crazy Upside Down House
  • Ferris Wheel
  • Wrangel Tower
  • Grey Palace
  • Cathedral of Christ the Saviour
  • House of Soviets
  • Kaliningrad Regional Government Building
  • Frederick Schiller Monument
  • Fighting Bisons Sculpture
  • Drama Theatre
  • Oktyabrskaya Street
  • Moscow Hotel
  • Queen Louise Church
  • Park Pobedy
  • Konigsberg Cathedral and Imannuel Kant Museum
  • Kaliningrad City Administration
  • Commemorative Token to Countrymen Cosmonauts
  • Arena Baltika
  • First World War Monument in Kaliningrad City
  • Kutuzova Street District
  • Kaliningrad Train Station
  • Bus Station