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Boat trip around Kronshtadt forts
Trip to Kronshtadt located across the waters of the Gulf of Finland, is an incredibly interesting journey for all those who are interested in military and naval history. This is also a great option for those wishing to book the program “off-the-beaten-path”.
Tours to Kronshtadt from St Petersburg are very popular with the locals, so if you want to mingle with the crowd – this would be the choice of adventure. In the Soviet times it was the restricted area because of secret nuclear submarine production there; now Kronshtadt is open to everyone.
There is an island in the middle of the Gulf of Finland, which Peter the Great chose to be his naval base. The name given, Kronshtadt, stands for “The Crown City”, and has always been vitally important for St Petersburg Navy and defense. Peter built a great number of artificial edifices for better defense around Kronshtadt – naval forts. Excursion to Kronshtadt with a visit to the forts is available in the summertime. It can be arranged in two ways: