Kaliningrad panoramic photos
• Panoramic photos of Kaliningrad
This city - a real hero, vyterpevshy all the horrors of war from the Middle Ages to the present day. We invite you to see it from a bird's flight.
According to the Potsdam Conference in 1945 the northern part of the German province of East Prussia, with its capital of Koenigsberg, was temporarily transferred to the USSR. Later, at the signing of the border treaty Konigsberg area fully recognized the possessions of the Soviet Union.
Over the Victory Square.
After the war the city was settled rapidly restored production. But the city had a semi-closed state due to the strategic location and the abundance of troops. For foreigners, the city was closed completely and, except for occasional visits of friendship of neighboring Poland, foreigners almost never visited.
center "Fish village".
Authorities have not paid any attention to the legacy of German culture. Old Town was not restored and the castle ruins were demolished in the late 1960s, despite the protests of architects, historians, ethnographers and just city dwellers.
Species Tower "Lighthouse".
Changes in the 1990s related to the collapse of the Soviet Union marked the beginning of a new stage of development of the Kaliningrad region. the election of the mayor and then governor of the Kaliningrad region, began the rise of social life have been carried out.
The regional center of youth culture (former Stock Exchange).
Kaliningrad - the best Russian city in 2012, 2013 and 2014 according to the rating of the magazine "Kommersant secret of Firms", the most beautiful city in the country according to "RBC". The best city in Russia for business according to the rating of Forbes magazine.
Victory Square at night.
On the anniversary of the reconstruction of the city Victory Square was held in 2005 (the former Hanseatic area) - the de facto town square.
Arc column erected; near the square was built in 2006, a new cathedral - Temple of Christ the Savior; next to the area to build a shopping and entertainment center "Europe" and "Clover House" to the hotel "Radisson".
World Ocean Museum.
over the river Pregel.
over the port.
Brandenburg Gate. Restoration.