Grolman Bastion

Kaliningrad, Russia

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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www.kaliningradcity.ru

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Светлана (3 years ago)
An interesting place, here you can breathe history ... It's a pity that everything is abandoned. And how good it would be to make a gallery or historical installations!
Елена (3 years ago)
Nice place with interesting history. A place for a walk, cleansing from bad thoughts, a charge of positive emotions
Alexander Kolchinsky (3 years 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 (3 years ago)
Devastation ... Bring it back to normal and it will be fine
Andrey Mironets (3 years ago)
The bastion is a very interesting place, it's a pity that I understand that he has no owner and it is slowly collapsing, the broken windows, the frames of the upper floors are empty, and the lower ones are used as a warehouse at best. The place is very atmospheric, and together with the nearby barracks and evening lighting, it generally creates the said mood, you must visit and see.
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