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Petra Velikogo , Kaliningrad, North-West Russia, 236000, Russian Federation | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Kaliningrad

The Curonian Spit

A travel blog entry by carallan

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... is referred to as the Lagoon and is much calmer and freezes over in winter which apparently is great for ice-fishing). Because of the dismal weather the beach was just about deserted but it was obvious from the presence of a small Life Saving lookout, complete with drinks bar, and jet skis waiting to be hired that on sunny days it would be a well-used beach. Middle of their summer and the temperature was just 16 degrees.

We drove back to the small ...

Sand Dunes and Raymond's finger

A travel blog entry by richkate

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... strait, across which is the port city of Klaipėda on the mainland of Lithuania. The northern 52 km long stretch of the Curonian Spit peninsula belongs to Lithuania, while the rest is part of the Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia. The Curonian Spit is home to the highest moving (drifting) sand dunes in Europe. Their average height is 35 meters, but some attain the height of 60 metres. Between 10 and 20 million birds fly over the Spit during spring and fall migrations, and ...

Day 3 Lithuania - Hill of Crosses

A travel blog entry by richkate

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... as a symbol of Lithuanian defiance of foreign invaders. Since the medieval period, the Hill of Crosses has represented the peaceful resistance of Lithuanian Catholicism to oppression. In 1795 Siauliai was incorporated into Russia but was returned to Lithuania in 1918. Many crosses were erected upon the hill after the peasant uprising of 1831-63. By 1895, there were at least 150 large crosses, in 1914 200, and by 1940 there ...

Immanual Kant was a reall Piss-Ant!

A travel blog entry by nickandmaryjane

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Kaliningrad used to be Königsberg and was the capital of Prussia (before German Unification in 1871). Post-WW2, the name was changed by the Soviets after it was annexed. Because of its location, bounded by Lithuania, Poland & the Baltic Sea, it was a closed state and was only
opened up to visitors about 20 years ago. Not surprisingly, there is still a very strong German influence here. ...

Two Weeks Later...

A travel blog entry by revelo77

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Well it has taken us a little more time than we anticipated to set up a blog** But hopefully this should suffice. Liliya and I have been in the Russia Federation for two weeks now and have been having a great time. We are both learning a lot, the experience has been particularly eye opening for me as I ...

Location

This hotel, located on Petra Velikogo , Kaliningrad, is near Cathedral, B-413 Submarine Museum, King's Gate, and Murmansk Municipal Swimming Pool.
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