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Sovetsk

Sovetsk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transportation

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

Interesting information and useful tips

 

Description of Sovetsk

Sovetsk (until 1946 - Tilzit, German Tilsit, Polish. Tylża, lit. Tilžė) is a city in the Kaliningrad region, the Russian Federation. It is the second largest city in the (after Kaliningrad) Kaliningrad region with a population of 40,486 people. (2017). It is the second largest city of the region is located on the Russian-Lithuanian border on the banks of the Neman River. Until 1946, it was called Tilsit. In the city in 1807, Alexander I and Napoleon Bonaparte concluded the peace of Tilsit that briefly ended wars in Europe.

 

 

 

Travel Destinations in Sovetsk

Architecture
Bridge of Queen Louise. The bridge over the Neman River, connecting the city with Lithuania. The main symbol of the city, depicted on its coat of arms.
Lutheran Kreuzkirch.
Villa Franca (Franchise Villa).
Town Hall.
Main Post Office building.
The ruins of the castle Tilsit.
The building of the former city royal gymnasium.

Natural objects
Mill pond.
Dendropark.

Museums
Tilsit Theater, Teatralnaya Square, 1.
City History Museum, 34 Pobedy Street.
House-museum of Vilyus Vidunas, Lenin str., 15-17

 


 

Transportation

 

 

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

 

 

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

 

 

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

 

 

Interesting information and useful tips

Consulates
Lithuania Lithuania, Iskry street, 22, ☎ +7 40161 381-65, fax: +7(40161) 391-59.