The Forts of Kronshtadt


Get to know the history of Kronshtadt and its unique fortification technologies. The Kronshtadt fortress is a complex of naval fortified forts of different centuries located on man-made islands. There are no similar naval constructions in the world built in such adverse climatic conditions. The forts fulfilled their mission in early XVIII century during the attack of Swedish landing troops, and in 1854-1855 when they scared away the joined English-French fleet who tried to attack the city. Kronshtadt artillery also protected Leningrad during the Great Patriotic War.

Language: Russian. English and French - only for groups upon prior request.

Free with
St Petersburg Card
Normal Ticket Price: 550 RUR

Getting there:
mini-bus 405 from "Chernaya rechka" metro station

+7 (921) 964-75-86


Departure point:
"Zimnyaya pristan" pier at Arsenalniy lane, Kronshtadt

daily during the navigation period from 11.30 to 20.00; we recommend contacting the tour company for up-to-date information

1 hour