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 Zelenogradsk
Zelenogradsk is located on the Amber Coast in the
Kaliningrad region. It is the resort city on the Baltic Sea at the
base of the Curonian Spit. It was formerly known under a German name
of Kranz prior to World War II. Zelenogradsk is a small town, which,
if desired, can be walked around. The holiday season here lasts from June 15 to September 15.
Travel destinations in Zelenogradsk
The building of the railway station.
Water tower, Saratovskaya
str. 2A. It was restored in 2012, now it has a cat museum, and at
the top is a panoramic observation deck.
Orthodox Church (Formerly Kirche), 40A Moskovskaya Street.
of Queen Louise (in the park near the station). Bronze copy of Queen
Louise sculpture, made by German sculptor Rauch in the XIX century
and stored in the National Gallery of Berlin.
Monument to Adam
Mitskevich (in the park).
Monument to the Baltic seal (on the
waterfront promenade). Installed in 2013. Gray Baltic seals are
rare, endangered species. However, in 2012, in summer, a seal
appeared repeatedly on the beach in Zelenogradsk, which the locals
dubbed Rurik. In the autumn, the seal swam away, and a granite
monument made by Kaliningrad sculptor Valery Kovalyov was erected in
There is a bike path on the
boardwalk, free Wi-fi from MTS is announced. Pay attention to the
sculpture of the Baltic seal (near the cafe "Veranda").
Approximately in the middle of the promenade in the sea, a pier is
chosen, chosen by local fishermen. Great view of the sunsets.
Well-room of Queen Louise (on the boardwalk near the pier). In
Zelenogradsk, the name of Queen Louise is often found, so the
mineral water pump-room located on the embankment was named after
her. Come with your cups (or buy a one-time at a nearby cafe).
Mineral water is quite salty.
Historical and Archeological Museum, Moskovskaya st., 7.
"Murarium" (museum of cats), st. Saratov, 2A (in the former water
tower). ☎ +7 (40150) 31020. “out of season” - Saturday and Sunday
from 12:00 to 19:00, “in season” (from June 15 to September 15)
every day from 9:00 to 18:00. 150 rubles, together with the
observation platform of the tower 250 rubles. Museum of various cats
- toy, painted, carved from wood and stone, knitted from wool,
molded from glass, fashioned from clay, brought from different
countries, and created right there in Zelenogradsk. Many exhibits
can be ironed, and some can be sung to visitors (very loudly). It
makes sense to climb the elevator and descend the spiral staircase
to examine the cat's kingdom (look carefully not only from the
sides, but also up and down, do not hesitate to open the boxes).
Zelenograd museum of local lore, Lenin Street, 6. from 10:00 to
18:00, weekends - Sunday, Monday; in the summer weekend only monday.
A small exhibition in five rooms, telling about the history of these
places from antiquity to the present day. Mainly reconstructions and
rare archaeological finds (tips, stirrups, etc.). The two-storey
building itself is notable - the Max Krell villa, built at the
beginning of the 20th century. The tile in the corridor facing the
courtyard is no less interesting than the samples of tiles presented
in the exhibition. There is also an information and tourist center
where you can buy a tour of the city and surrounding areas.
Museum "House of Angels", Russia, Kaliningrad region, Zelenogradsk,
ul. Border, d. 12 "a". ☎ +7 (902) 416-09-45. daily 11:00 - 19:00 100
rubles (children and pensioners - 50 rubles). The House of Angels
Museum is an interactive art collection of images of angels,
includes more than 800 exhibits, the exhibition is constantly
updated. The museum is located in a small house of original
architecture in the old romantic part of Zelenogradsk near the
Transfiguration of the Savior Cathedral Adalbert.