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Koenigsberg Cathedral

Address: Kanta St, 1, Kaliningrad 236000, Russia
Phone Number: (4012) 63-17-05
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Ranked #3 of 98 Attractions in Kaliningrad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Minsk, Belarus
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Located on Kant island colored in dark red and yellow. Numbers of extended windows and tower with clock create an impression ща old gothic cathedral.

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Buzau, Romania
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 via mobile

The museum is built on three floors with E Kant is the central figure. The Russian/German historians did a great job collecting, restoring and displaying a pig collection of artifacts from that period(coins, buttons, keys and more).

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Kaliningrad, Russia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The old Cathedral. The Museum of the Cathedral's restoration. Library. The city history Museum. Death mask of Kant. The Tomb Of Immanuel Kant.

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Although not in English you can see some old pictures of Konigsberg. It is impressing to see what is left of the old city right now. Besides that you can read and learn more about Immanuel Kant.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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45 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

The cathedral sits in pleasant isolation on a small island in the middle of Kaliningrad, there are small orthodox and catholic chapels in the building but its main purpose would appear to be as a concert hall. Everyday at 14:00 there is an organ recital on the cathedral's massive organ, a wonderful instrument expertly played.

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Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
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24 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The museum gives you a good view of what Koningsberg was once like. All the explanations were in Russian but the pictures and Marquette's already say a lot. Was not so much impressed by the Kant room.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We were fortunate to had visited the day of a concert. The organ recital was excellent and the sound projected so well as it radiated throughout the massive interior. The grounds are lovely and the interior is of course still a work in progress that continue to progress.

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

A cathedral was once built in order to serve a community of believers, usually resident in the urban dwelling hosting that cathedral, or exceptionally, a place of pilgrimage with visiting believers. What strikes about Koenigsberg's cathedral is that it is surrounded by the void. Specially in winter, when it is cold & foggy, one can feel the absence of the... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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448 helpful votes 448 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

This cathedral is a great testimony to the times of the Prussian empire on the river island where, nowadays, none of the other old buildings stand. It was saved by the fact that Kant's grave was attached to it, otherwise it would have been torn down during communist times. The cathedral itself is interesting and reminds you of German Fachwerkhaus,... More 

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Jurmala, Latvia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2012

It is a light, beautiful cathedral - a landmark of the City. That' s where the newly-wedds go to have their photo taken (the bridge leading to cathedral is covered with love keys). I consider myself lucky as I had the opportunity to hear the organ concert in the Cathedral. It sounded magnificient! Alledgedly the best organ around the Baltic... More 

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