Fort #5 King Fredric-Wilhelm the Third, Kaliningrad

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Walk under the vaults of Fort #5 King Fredric-Wilhelm the Third and see cells, trenches, shelters, and artillery positions for machine guns and mine throwers. The massive hexagon, surrounded by a water moat and a stone wall, was built after the Franco-Prussian War in the 1870s. Explore the weapons collection and an exhibit of rare photographs from the 1945 Battle of Königsberg. Next to the fort, visit the memorial to the Red Army soldiers who captured Königsberg. Plan to visit Fort #5 King Fredric-Wilhelm the Third during your Kaliningrad vacation using our convenient Kaliningrad vacation builder.
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  • Fort No. 5-a monument of defensive architecture. This is one of the 12 powerful forts, which were located along the perimeter of the ring road around Königsberg. With the year 2010 Fort No. 5 is a free-standing exhibition of Kaliningrad Kunsthistorisches Museum. Here you can walk under the arches of the legendary fortification, inspect its premises, patios, cover, see an exhibition of rare military photos "Storming of Königsberg" and visit the open exposition of weaponry times of the great patriotic war. Only within a very, very cold.
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  • It will be interesting at any age, clearly raises the patriotic spirit and pride for his nation and Russia
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  • We were exactly in the Fort! A lot of stuff there saw pritronulis' there is also a history of the town hero! It was created to protect the approaches to the city, along with 20 forts — they were a ring around the city, and called it "Night Perina Königsberg." the most interesting part-built themselves, the embodiment of the concept of "fortification". Inside opened the photo exhibition "storming of Königsberg. In the outdoor area is arranged open exposition of military equipment — marine and land, including the famous Katyusha. With children is very interesting and fun ...
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