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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  • Slightly gloomy place, but you should definitely visit, especially with a guide, who will tell you why and when these forts in Prussia.
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  • On 9 may at the Fort to arrange the reconstruction of fights for the capture of the Fort. I advise you to go. As well, you can visit at any time. Definitely worth to go there. Around-scenic views: forest ditch filled with water. Red brick walls. And bring a flashlight for the Interior. Not all well covered. Not only cracked down on what bus to get there, all the while messes around w.
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  • Definitely worth seeing fans of war stories. The huge thickness of the walls, underground tunnels, loopholes, etc.
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