Kaliningrad city break guide

Why go?
Kaliningrad is a city in Russia, the capital of the Kaliningrad region, the most western regional center of the country, until 1946, the name of the town was Kenigsberg (Konigsberg).
Kaliningrad was repeatedly recognized as the best city in Russia (in 2012, 2013 and 2014). It is one of the most beautiful cities in the country and the best city in Russia for doing business according to the rating of Forbes magazine.
The city is getting ready to hold a number of games of FIFA 2018 by developing its infrastructure.

Where go?
The city is attractive for visitors because of its unique architectural outlook. The German constructions stand together with the Soviet time and modern buildings. The Museum of the World Ocean will impress people who are interested in navigation, marine flora and fauna, geology and hydrology of the oceans.Kaliningrad is famous for its amber production. You can admire beauty of the stones and jewelry with it in The Amber Museum. Kaliningrad Art Gallery, one of the youngest and rapidly developing museums in Russia, will be interesting for art lovers. Up to 60 exhibitions of Russian and foreign art are held here every year.

Know before you go!

Currency: Ruble
Telephone code: Sochi has telephone code – 4012 (prefixed by 00 7 if dialing from abroad). Codes must be used and prefixed by an 8 - so 8- 4012 1234567, for example, then the number

Time difference: +3 hours (GMT)

Weather: Summer: around 20 °C (68 °F) winter: around −5 °C (23 °F)