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Kaliningrad Destination Guide

Delve into Kaliningrad in Russia!

Kaliningrad in the region of Kaliningrad with it's 434,954 residents is a city in Russia - some 676 mi (or 1,088 km) West of Moscow, the country's capital.

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Current time in Kaliningrad is now 06:35 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Kaliningrad" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Riga, Zelënopol'ye, Tsvetkovo, Petrovo, Quednau or Bydgoszcz. While being here, make sure to check out as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Renewable energy kit made by the childre...

01:24 min ( November 29, 2012 by RussiaNowTV)
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Youngsters at the Kaliningrad Station of Young Technicians have installed a device to obtain renewable energy. Device consists of two solar panels and one wind generator kit. Schoolchildren were provi...

Street view of Kaliningrad

01:30 min ( August 23, 2011 by aboturku)
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Street view of Kaliningrad in central place. You can see eg hotel Kaliningrad and the "Monster" in the background. I added this clip mainly because of the large TV-set on the corner of two major stree...

Walking tour in Kaliningrad Russia

07:53 min ( August 22, 2011 by aboturku)
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Walking tour in Kaliningrad. Kaliningrad is also called for "Königsberg" which is the former (German) name of the city. Starts and ends at Hotel Kaiserhof (luxory hotel with Spa). Walking tour was ar...

Kaliningrad 4/01/2012

00:38 min ( January 07, 2012 by Alex Red)
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Kaliningrad square

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Interesting facts about this location

Königsberg Cathedral

Königsberg Cathedral is a Brick Gothic-style cathedral in Kaliningrad, Russia, formerly Königsberg, Germany. It is located on Kant Island, formerly Kneiphof, in the Pregel (Pregolya) River. Königsberg was the capital of East Prussia from the Late Middle Ages until 1945, and the easternmost large German city until it was conquered by the Soviet Union near the end of World War II. In 1946 the city was renamed Kaliningrad.

More reading: Königsberg Cathedral homepage
Located at 54.71, 20.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1330s architecture, Brick Gothic, Buildings and structures in Germany destroyed during World War II, Buildings and structures in Kaliningrad, Cathedrals in Russia, Churches in Kaliningrad Oblast, Former church buildings in Königsberg, Gothic architecture in Russia, Lutheran cathedrals, Russian Orthodox cathedrals

Seven Bridges of Königsberg

The Seven Bridges of Königsberg is a historically notable problem in mathematics. Its negative resolution by Leonhard Euler in 1735 laid the foundations of graph theory and prefigured the idea of topology. The city of Königsberg in Prussia was set on both sides of the Pregel River, and included two large islands which were connected to each other and the mainland by seven bridges. The problem was to find a walk through the city that would cross each bridge once and only once.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 54.71, 20.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1735 in science, Bridges, Graph theory, Königsberg, Mathematical problems, Puzzles, Topology

University of Königsberg

The University of Königsberg was the university of Königsberg in East Prussia. It was founded in 1544 as second Protestant academy by Duke Albert of Prussia, and was commonly known as the Albertina. Following World War II, the city of Königsberg was transferred to the Soviet Union according to the 1945 Potsdam Agreement, and renamed Kaliningrad. The Albertina was closed and the remaining German population expelled.

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Located at 54.71, 20.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1544 establishments, East Prussia, Educational institutions disestablished in 1945, Educational institutions established in the 1540s, Königsberg, Universities and colleges in Historical Germany, Universities and colleges in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, University of Königsberg

Cathedral of Christ the Saviour (Kaliningrad)

The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour (Russian: Храм Христа Спасителя, Khram Khrista Spasitelya) in the Russian city of Kaliningrad is the largest church of Kaliningrad Oblast. It is the dominant building of the inner city and is situated near the central square, called Ploshchad Pobedy (Victory Square). The Russian Orthodox cathedral is 70 meters high. Its construction was completed on 10 September 2006. A small wooden chapel stands nearby. The church's architect is Oleg Kopylov.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 54.71, 20.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Kaliningrad, Churches in Kaliningrad Oblast, Religious buildings completed in 2006, Russian Orthodox cathedrals

East Prussia

East Prussia was the main part of the region of Prussia along the southeastern Baltic Coast from the 13th century to the end of World War II in May 1945. From 1772–1829 and 1878–1945, the Province of East Prussia was part of the German state of Prussia. The capital city was Königsberg. East Prussia enclosed the bulk of the ancestral lands of the Baltic Old Prussians. During the 13th century, the native Prussians were conquered by the crusading Teutonic Knights.

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Located at 54.71, 20.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:East Prussia, Exclaves, Historical regions, Kingdom of Prussia, Partition (politics), Regions of Europe, Subdivisions of Prussia