Нижний Николаевский маяк.

Lighthouses of Kronstadt

The eastern part of the Gulf of Finland has always been considered difficult to navigate. Shallow depths, many sandbanks and rocky cans create dangerous conditions for navigation. That is why the first lighthouse structures appeared on Kotlin even ...

Kotlin Spit

To the west of the historical part of Kronstadt lies the swampy area of ​​the spit of the island of Kotlin. Throughout history, these lands have been used by the military to deploy artillery batteries, as well as to store and maintain ammunition. On ...

Форт "Александр I" (чумной). Вид с горжи.

Sea forts of Kronstadt

A complex of artillery forts and batteries formed in the XVIII - XX centuries. It is located on 17 artificial islands in the Neva Bay. There are nine objects in the northern part of the water area, seven of them are numbered northern marine ...

Kronstadt Harbor

The Kronstadt artificial harbor complex is located on the south coast of Kotlin Island. His project was developed by Peter I, the construction was led by the Englishman Edward Lane. The main works were completed in 1725. Consists of a military, ...

Kronstadt fortress fence

The fence surrounds Kronstadt on three sides: east, north and west. In its original, wood-earth form it was built in the first half of the 18th century, after 100 years it was rebuilt in stone. The western ramparts consists of two defensive barracks ...

Summer garden

The first public park in Kronstadt, which appeared at the beginning of the XIX century on lands purchased from the population of the city by the Maritime Department. Since that time, the Summer Garden has become a favorite vacation spot for ...

Italian Pond Embankment and Petrovsky Park

The basis of the architectural ensemble of the Italian and Petrovsky park is one of the oldest buildings of the first half of the XVIII century, called - "provincial houses." Once upon a time, the first embankment of the city passed through the line ...

Kronstadt (new) Admiralty

The new Admiralty was built by order of Catherine the Great. A prerequisite for this was the fire that broke out at the St. Petersburg Admiralty in 1783. The main objective of the complex was to provide the Baltic Fleet with all the necessary ...

Якорная площадь и Кронштадтский Морской собор. Авт. Забураев.

Anchor Square and Naval Cathedral

The architectural ensemble of Anchor Square was formed at the beginning of the 20th century on the site of a former warehouse of anchor equipment. Many attractions are concentrated on the square: the Naval Cathedral, the monument to Fedor Ushakov, ...

Пушечная батарея "Демидов". Остров Котлин.

Kotlin Island Artillery Battery Complex

Located in the western part of the island. It consists of four artillery batteries of the beginning of XX: three mortar and one cannon. A railway section was recreated on the territory on which rare exhibits were installed - railway cars. Here you ...

Western Slingshot and Destroyer Restless

One of the sites of the Patriot military-patriotic park, where there are samples of military equipment and weapons from different times for display. Of particular interest is the collection of deep-sea descent vehicles. A ship-museum, the destroyer ...