Let’s talk about St. Petersburg’s landmarks that situated not inside city border. There a few small but beautiful and significative cities. For example: Peterhof, Gatchina, Pushkin and Kronstadt. So now let’s talk about last one.
- Do you want to see one of the biggest base of Great Russian navy?
- Town that was founded by the first Russian emperor — Peter the Great (who also had founded St. Petersburg and a few other cities)?
- Many castles (included small castles on the small islands on the water)?
You really can see battleships and historical forts.
Except this in the Kronshtadt situated main church of the Russian navy. This is beautiful building made in old Byzantine style. In addition, a few statues.
Kronshtadt like a navy fort never was defeated. But here were some rebellions during Revolutions of 1917 and civil war.
Kronshtadt is situated at the middle of Finland’s gulf not far away from St. Petersburg. But now Kronshtadt it is not exactly island. He was connected with main land by the dam, which was built in a past century. You can reach island by the bus or with excursion from our company.
Contact us if you want tours to St. Petersburg that include this landmark. See the current tours that include Kronshtadt: