You will learn how a fortress city and the abode of the mighty Teutonic Order appeared on the lands of the ancient Prussians. Hear the mysterious stories of the Royal Castle and the legendary Amber Room. I will also talk about the tragic events of the Kneiphof ghost island, the trials of the Jewish diaspora, the eight famous neo-Gothic gates and the ring of forts - "Konigsberg's night feather bed". Individual excursion for 1–4 people Duration 5 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes By car Rating 4.79 on 14 reviews RUB 4700 per excursion Price for 1-4 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
A journey into the past of the Zemland peninsula The city was at the center of the events taking place in the region, so hearing about the landmark milestones of the Kaliningrad chronicle, you will get an idea of the role of the entire peninsula in the history of Europe. Let's talk about the ancient Prussian tribes, the Teutonic Order and the founding of the fortress city of Konigsberg, the period of the duchy, the kingdom and the tragedies of the 20th century. You will also learn about the secrets of one of the most ancient castles in Europe - the Royal, understand what an incredible way the monument went to complete destruction in the last century and find out the fate of the legendary Amber Room
Kant island, or ghost town In the former Kneiphof, you will hear about the tragic history of the island ghost town and the way of its inhabitants. Get to know the rich history of the Cathedral dating back to the 13th century. We will pay special attention to the most famous resident of Königsberg, scientist and philosopher Immanuel Kant. Let's try to solve the old mathematical problem "On seven bridges". And then I will tell you about the fate of the Koenigsberg Jews, the events of Kristallnacht, the fate of the Liberal Synagogue and the Jewish Orphanage
Walled city: gates and forts The heritage of Kaliningrad cannot be imagined without the eight famous Prussian gates and fortifications. You will see the neo-Gothic buildings and find out what interesting institutions are now open within the walls of ancient monuments. I will also talk about the ring of forts - the "night feather bed of Konigsberg", which blocked the approaches to the city. And I will take you to the places of combat battles during the assault on Konigsberg.
- The duration of the excursion is 4.5-5 hours, there are no strict time limits
- No additional costs are foreseen, with the exception of spending on food, drinks and souvenirs
- By prior agreement, a transfer from any city in the region is possible, and if immediately after the tour you need to go to the airport, we will take you for free
The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering the excursion.