Cathedral of Christ the Saviour
One of the most striking buildings in Kaliningrad's Victory Square, the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour was only completed in September in 2006. Designed by Oleg Kopylov, this Russin Orthodox cathedral is now one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city and the largest church in the Kaliningrad Oblast region.
Tourists wishing to revel in the splendour of the cathedral should stay at one of the most conveniently located hotels in Kaliningrad. Situated just a short walk from the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, the Radisson Hotel Kaliningrad provides guests with stylish rooms and an excellent on-site bar to relax in after a hard day exploring the city's historical sites.
Visiting the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour
This modern religious building dominates Kaliningrad's old town, with its highest tower standing 73 metres tall. Designed as a modernist update to traditional Byzantine style, the foundation stone of the cathedral was laid by Boris Yeltsin in 1996.
The church is popular with tourists from all over the world, with thousands coming to explore its glorious interior and the redeveloped surrounding area. The cathedral's Suzdal spires and gilded domes are admired by architectural enthusiasts whilst its golden altarpiece and saintly portraits provide enthralling interior adornment.
Hotels in Kaliningrad
Whatever your reason for visiting the city, a stay at the stylish Radisson Hotel Kaliningrad will provide you with an excellent location to make the most of your trip. Situated at the vibrant heart of the city centre, guests can easily reach countless tourist attractions such as Kaliningrad Cathedral, the Amber Museum and many more.