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Koenigsberg Cathedral

Kanta St, 1, Kaliningrad 236000, Russia
(4012) 63-17-05
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Ranked #2 of 84 Attractions in Kaliningrad
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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42 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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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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297 attraction reviews
378 helpful votes 378 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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London
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146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

rebuillt as destroyed- + now designed thks to the soviet union as an architectural museum without the original altars.shame it is no longer a church but given most of the centre has been rebuilt with soviet ugly blocks- worth a visit anyway...

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Paris
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

Fans of churches and German nostalgics may get more out of it.

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Riga, Latvia
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44 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

One of the things it's worth to see in Kaliningrad.

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