St. Hyacinth's Church

Vyborg, Russia

St. Hyacinth's Church is a Gothic building, formerly a church, in Vyborg. It was built in the 16th century as a private church for members of the nobility, and became a Roman Catholic church dedicated to Saint Hyacinth in 1802. In 1970 the neglected and disused building was restored for use as a children's art school. It is now an art gallery. The wrought iron railings here once belonged to Cathedral of the Transfiguration, Vyborg.

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A127, Vyborg, Russia
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Founded: 16th century
Category: Religious sites in Russia

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Александр Медведев (20 months ago)
Great! It will be interesting for the whole family. An old building with history. There is a torture chamber in the basement. On the second floor there is a spacious hall with samples of armor, clothing and weapons. Anyone can try on all this, take pictures in different samples and feel the full weight of the equipment)
игорь иванов (2 years ago)
Great place to visit with family and friends. The most interesting thing is that you can not only watch, but also try on the outfit of a knight, with weapons of those times. It is very exciting, taking pictures, changing clothes, everyone liked it. True, this is the main thing that can be done there, another small room with a torture chamber and another one with history, there is nothing else.
Alexey Antonov (2 years ago)
A very interesting place, definitely worth visiting with children. Mass-sized models of weapons and armor. The children are delighted. Adults can also wear medieval clothing and armor, chain mail and helmets. There is a torture chamber in the basement. There is a blunt toilet. Entrance to the Knight's House by QR code. Adults 300 rubles, schoolchildren 200 rubles.
Electric Power (2 years ago)
Super place, lots of fun + great, outgoing staff!
Ilya Malyarenko (2 years ago)
Lovely place to try on a mediaeval armour or torturing devices
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