Kaliningrad is like a patchwork quilt, on which the Middle Ages are wonderfully combined with the Soviet era, and the forts of the 19th century - with modern architecture. On my walk, you will be amazed by urban contrasts and hear stories generously flavored with colorful bikes. As a result, you will truly experience the city that locals fondly call König. Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 3 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot Rating 5 per 1 review RUB 3250 per excursion Price for 1-10 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
The island that started it all The starting point of our route is the Cathedral, the symbol of the city, without which it is impossible to imagine Koenig. Here I will talk about the settlement of Kneiphof, Duke Albrecht and the bridge, which was nicknamed Medov. You will visit the grave of Kant, appreciate the architecture of the Church of the Cross, walk through the colorful Fish Village and find unexpected sculptures - a skipper with a monkey, a young innkeeper, La Murca the cat and other characters. From me - the story of what happened in the fabulous house of the bridge keeper
What is Oatmeal Mountain silent about? This is how the name of the Haberberg district is translated, where new discoveries await you. We will explore the Gothic Church of the Sagrada Familia and the 17th century earthen rampart. Let's figure out what the Pope had to do with the city, walk through the picturesque South Park and talk about how and why the Russian detachment in the capital of East Prussia repelled the attacks of the French. And then we will find ourselves at the Friedland Gate with the formidable figure of the standard-bearer of the Battle of Grunwald
Time for magical stories Koenig's legends and tales are like beads strung on the sharp spire of the cathedral. They will become the secret sauce that will give a taste of urban history. I will tell you about the Honey Troll and the mermaid in love, the giant catfish and the adventures of Baron Munchausen. At the end of the walk, you can easily imagine how the sailors walked in Königsberg, learn what happened in the "Pumpkin Hut" and how the brave Cossack thanked the German baker.
The excursion starts at the Cathedral. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.