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Have you already been to Kronshtadt? This small town is located only 300 km far from Saint-Petersburg and its fame resounded since its foundation up to nowadays. Kronshtadt is familiar to everyone more than 300 years. Peter the Great founded this town – fortress - port in 1704 for the protection of Saint-Petersburg against enemies from the Baltic Sea side as during this period the Great Northern War was running. And still the attention of the whole world is gained by this not big town.

Navy Day


Last Sunday of July Kronshtadt traditionally celebrates Navy Day. Celebration program of this day consists of the following events: ships parade, water and sports competitions, concert of creative collectives of St.-Petersburg and Kronshtadt.
 Visiting of navy ships and boat trips on harbors with an excursion «Forts of Kronshtadt» are organized for the citizens and guests of the town. Everybody has an opportunity to attend a naval weapon exhibition and Kronshtadt museums. A shot from the memorial canon is usually made at midday. There are a lot of different cultural-entertaining events, sport games and various contests during the whole day. At the end of the celebration there is a firework show.

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