Sightseeing in Kaliningrad - what to see. Complete travel guide

1. Arriving in Kaliningrad, it is worth bearing in mind that the time zone here is Eastern, that is, the city is one hour behind Moscow.
2. Local airport "Khrabrovo" is located outside the city limits, 24 kilometers from Kaliningrad itself. You can get there without any problems on public transport, as buses regularly go to the airport.
3. The railway station is located directly in the city center, and the departure time of all trains and electric trains - Moscow.
4. The route of all types of public transport in Kaliningrad, whether it is a tram, trolleybus, bus or shuttle bus, passes by Victory Square, which is considered the center of the city. Those who like to walk until late should take into account that after 23:00 public transport does not go.
5. It is necessary to pay the fare in public transport to a conductor; in a fixed-route taxi the driver takes payment for the fare. It should be noted that shuttle buses are the most expensive type of public transport. Copyright
7. Taxi is better called on the phone; in this case, the services will be cheaper. With taxi drivers who wait for customers near shopping and entertainment centers, the cost of the trip must be negotiated in advance, it is often overestimated intentionally.
8. The weather in Kaliningrad is very volatile; the rain here can begin very suddenly. Going on a long walk, it is not superfluous to take an umbrella with you.
Kaliningrad has many attractions that must be seen. One of the most unusual attractions is the sculpture of fighting bison. The city was presented by the Prussian Ministry of Culture, and … Open
9. It is recommended that visitors to the city buy amber products only in specialized stores; they are represented in a variety in the central region of Kaliningrad. Buying jewelry in souvenir shops, you are likely to get a fake at the price of natural stones.
10. Those who have been planning to buy a car for a long time should surely pay attention to one of the numerous car markets in Kaliningrad. The fact is that a lot of good second-hand foreign cars are brought here, which can be purchased at the best prices due to preferential taxation.
11. Kaliningrad is ideal for tourists who like to go on trips in the winter. On the eve of New Year's holidays in the city, there are many interesting entertaining events and fairs. Winters in Kaliningrad are very warm and snowy; some sights in winter look simply unrepeatable.
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What to visit being in Kaliningrad - unique sights

Museum of World Ocean

From the series “Glass Architecture - Impressive Villas and Buildings from Glass”
The museum has a lot of huge aquariums with different sea animals. That’s why it is quite popular among travellers with children. Some objects are presented outside the building and in the harbour. There you can visit legendary scientific-research ships. One of the most interesting ships is “Vityaz”. It has practically saved the human climate of the historical times. In the new round building has placed an interesting exposition that is dedicated to the sea animals. One of the main items is a huge skeleton of the gray seal that impresses with its sizes. … Read further

Kaliningrad region

From the series “Permanently Sinking Cities and Regions”
In the nearest 60 years Kaliningrad oblast is going to have a number of intense flooding. As a result of them, a lot of towns will be inappropriate for the living. The village Pregolskiy is going to be the first that will be destroyed by the storm. Kaliningrad oblast has a lot of large manufacturing plants which can make the storm more dangerous. If the storm comes, these plants can cause the major accidents. … Read further

Tips for the cities around Kaliningrad

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