Sometimes it’s so nice to make a small trip after working weekdays, everyday fuss. Forts are petrified heroes, past them, snow-white liners go into the sea. How beautiful summer evenings are in Kronstadt! Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of romance by visiting the “Evening Lighthouses of Kronstadt” with a landing on one of the Kronstadt lighthouses.
Fort Grand Duke Constantine is the largest sea fort in the south waters of the Kronstadt fortress. Experimental and training sites where serf specialists were trained.
Fort Alexander I – the only multi-tiered fort of Kronstadt, called by contemporaries a frigate house for the similarity of its designs with the side of a battleship; the place where at the beginning of the 20th century a special microbiological laboratory was located.
The Kronstadt fairway is one of the sections of the famous trade route of antiquity “From the Varangians to the Greeks”, along which “soft gold” – furs — was brought to the warm countries from the Lord Veliky Novgorod. Interestingly, this fairway is still the only one “sea road” to St. Petersburg.
The gate lighthouses of the St. Petersburg Sea Canal are a pair of white lighthouses that appeared in Kronstadt in the 1920s.
Fort “Paul I” – the largest and most unlucky fort of Kronstadt. Almost completely destroyed in the 20th century; received the nickname “Ragged” among the people.
The ship-passing structure S-1 is the most complicated hydraulic engineering structure, “Sea Gate of St. Petersburg”. It is part of the complex of protective structures of St. Petersburg from floods.