Russia – Leningrad Oblast (Vyborg, Sosnovy Bor, Gatchina)

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What to do here
 
 World Heritage Sites
  • Struve Geodetic Arc
 Islands
  • Beryozovye Islands
 Borders
  • Estonia-Russia
  • Finland-Russia
 XL
  • Karelia Isthmus (Vyborg; formerly Finnish)
  • Narva/Ivangorod
  • Outlying Russian islands in Gulf of Finland (Gogland etc.)
 Railway, Metro, Funiculars, Cable Cars
  • Allegro
  • Oktyabrskaya Railway (Murmansk-Moscow)
  • Sapsan
 Museums
  • Lake Ladoga: Path of Life Museum
  • Vyborg: Military Museum of the Karelian Isthmus
 House Museums/Plantations
  • Siverskaya: Rozhdestveno Memorial Estate
  • Vyborg: House Museum of Lenin
 Castles, Palaces, Forts
  • Gatchina: Gatchina Palace
  • Gatchina: Priory Palace
  • Ivangorod: Ivangorod Fortress
  • Shlisselburg: Shlisselburg Fortress
  • Vyborg: Vyborg Castle
 Experiences
  • Drink kvas
  • Drink vodka with locals
  • Experience (at least) a night on a train
  • Play/hear balalaika
  • Sauna (plus swim in lake/river!)
  • Taste Pelmeni
  • Taste Pirog
  • Taste Pirozhki
  • Wear an ushanka
 Lighthouses
  • Kokorevo: Osinovetsky Lighthouse
  • Storozhno: Storozhenskiy Light
 Aviation Museums
  • Gatchina: Museum of the History of aviation engine and repair
 The Dark Side
  • Kirovsk: Break of the Siege of Leningrad Museum
Russia – Leningrad Oblast (Vyborg, Sosnovy Bor, Gatchina)
Vyborg - once Finnish, now Russian
Lomonosovsky distrikt - Anninskoe poselenie - View from Kaporskoe vill.
Lomonosovsky district - Kipenskoie poselenie - Post Office 19 century
vyborgsky district - vyborg - park Monrepo
Tosnensky raion - Ulianivskoie poselenie - Tosnensky vodopad
Volosovskii district - Klopitskoe poselenie - Kirha of St. John
Vsevolozsky dist.-Morozvkoe poselenie-Koshkino-Ladoga
Russia – Leningrad Oblast - Volhovsky district - Staroladozskoe poselenie - Staroladizskaia krepost
Vyborg, Russia, June 2015
The Ekaterina's Palace
Ivangorod, Russia