Grolman Bastion was part of the Königsberg fortification system. Named after General Karl Wilhelm von Grolman, it was finished in 1851. It was strengthened with casemates and caponniers inside its wall and consists of lesser Oberteich and Kupferteich Bastions. The Bastion was considerably damaged by Soviet Army in the World War II. There was a vegetable storehouse in the Bastion during the Soviet time. Nowadays this fortress memorial is under reconstruction.



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Founded: 1851
Category: Castles and fortifications in Russia

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Alexander Kolchinsky (15 months ago)
We passed from the other side of the ditch. The loopholes and walls of the fort are in good condition. The name of the fort is laid out in black brick in the masonry.
Алексей Филимонов (15 months ago)
Devastation ... Bring it back to normal and it will be fine
Ольга Зигура (18 months ago)
There (bastion, barracks) ordinary mortals are not allowed, just take a walk around. But this is also very entertaining and interesting. You can get inside with a guided tour led by Valery Yushchenko. The cost is ridiculous - it goes to charity in full (to feed the animals and to shelters). Recomend for everybody! I am delighted, I have lived in Koenig for a hundred years and have never been inside before that day. I will not spoil it - it is a must to visit!
Павел Ростов (2 years ago)
An original, picturesque place with a vivid example of the construction of a defensive structure in the mid-19th century. You are imbued with respect for the architectural ideas and the quality of work of one of several objects of the once impregnable citadel of Konigsberg. A place for a quiet walk, you can even walk in muddy roads - the paths are covered with gravel. In summer, the coolness of the brook and the falling shadow from the trees from the very bastion will refresh. During the walk, defensive approaches through the rampart are freely available, do not forget powerful lanterns. I also advise you to walk, for example, on the way back, along the top of the rampart.
Alex Potemkin (3 years ago)
Abandoned and destroyed but still gorgeous
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