Day Trips to Kronstadt

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From St Petersburg: Kronstadt City Tour

1. From St Petersburg: Kronstadt City Tour

Start with pickup from your hotel in St Petersburg and travel to the town of Kronstadt, situated on the small island of Kotlin in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland. Explore this former strategic military port, with a history dating back to 1704, when it was founded by Peter the Great. Explore the city on a guided walking tour making stops at Vladimir Cathedral, the Italian Palace, and the Peter’s Dry Dock construction. Visit the Naval Cathedral of Saint Nicholas built between 1903 and 1913. This is considered to be the main church of the Russian Navy and is dedicated to all naval servicemen. Next, embark on a boat tour to the Kronstadt Sea Fortress which was once the most fortified port in the world. Formerly, there were 42 such forts, situated inline between the southern and northern shores of the Gulf of Finland.


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What people are saying about Kronstadt

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 7 reviews

it has been a very interesting visit

We really liked seeing another facet of Saint Petersburg. Our guide has been excellent and we have learned a lot from her.

it is a fortress island from the old Russia, worth seeing above all the church and the customs port

a piece of Russian history with an exceptional guide! Thank you!!