Immanuel Kant's Grave, Kaliningrad

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Read the inscription on Immanuel Kant's Grave and learn which two things never ceased to occupy the philosopher's mind. The memorial to the great philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment is one of the few historical places from the German era that survived when the Soviets took over the city, thanks to an open letter written by an anonymous person. The letter, which cited Engels' writings to prove that Kant was important for communist ideology, saved not only the grave but also the ruins of the nearby cathedral. Kant was originally buried within the cathedral; the mausoleum was created in 1924. Using our international travel planner, Kaliningrad attractions like Immanuel Kant's Grave can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • August 18, 2017
    The grave of the great philosopher is a great particularly sober monument next to the Cathedral and not very interesting if not for his symbolic side.
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  • August 15, 2017
    It is the burial place of the famous German philosopher, who lived and worked in Königsberg (Kaliningrad name in Prussian times) at the end of XVII-early XVIII century. the grave is located near the walls of the Cathedral.
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  • August 14, 2017
    For work was in Kaliningrad and ran. Near the Cathedral rests. Suddenly, if you don't remember that East Prussia has always been under the Germans.
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  • April 20, 2017
    Must-visit place. To touch the epoch.
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  • July 11, 2017
    Grave of philosopher Immanuel Kant is located in the North-East corner of the Cathedral from the outside. After the death of the ashes was awarded the honour of being buried in the professor's crypt, primykavshem to the Cathedral on the north side. In the year 1809 the vault because of its dilapidated state was demolished and in its place built the Gallery, which was called "the Stoa Kantiana" and lasted until the year 1880. In the year 1924 by architect Friedrich Lars Immanuel Kant Memorial was restored and became a modern look. After the bombing of Königsberg by the British in August 1944 and April 1945 battles year year of the whole complex of the Cathedral only Kant's tomb is preserved in a satisfactory condition, everything else around has been transformed into ruins.
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  • August 7, 2017
    one of the central places in the city. very nice Green Park
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  • April 6, 2017
    Those who are familiar with the philosophy of course will be interested to visit this place, I certainly do not think that the Tomb itself is a tourist attraction, but still here lies one of the greatest philosophers. by the way here he was reburied, and the entire island became known as Kant Island)
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The capital of Kaliningrad Oblast (the Russian Baltic enclave between Poland and Lithuania), the city of Kaliningrad boasts a long history, famous architectural sights, and a well-developed tourist infrastructure. The city offers a good selection of both economy and luxury boutique hotels, many of which are conveniently located in the vicinity of all the major attractions. If you prefer more peaceful surroundings, check out several options in tranquil areas outside the center. Budget travelers can choose between several hostels. Fully furnished apartments are plentiful in the city, and they range from relatively basic to lavishly decorated ones.
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