Kronshtadt Tourism

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Kronstadt (Russian: Кроншта́дт), also spelled Kronshtadt, Cronstadt or Kronštádt (German: Krone for "crown" and Stadt for "city"; Finnish: Retusaari, Estonian: Kroonlinn), is a municipal town in Kronshtadtsky District of the federal city of Saint Petersburg, Russia, located on Kotlin Island, 30 kilometers (19 mi) west of Saint Petersburg proper near the head of the Gulf of Finland. Population: 43,005 (2010 Census); 43,385 (2002 Census). It is also Saint Petersburg's main seaport. In March 1921, it was the site of the Kronstadt rebellion. Traditionally, the seat of the Russian admiralty and the base of the Russian Baltic Fleet were located in Kronstadt guarding the approaches to Saint Petersburg. The historic centre of the city and its fortifications are part of the World Heritage Site Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments. Kronstadt has been a place of pilgrimage for Orthodox Christians for many years due to the holy memory of Saint John of Kronstadt. Bus and water tours to Kronstadt are taken daily from Saint Petersburg. Kronstadt was the birthplace of Pyotr Kapitsa, co-recipient of the 1978 Nobel Prize in Physics.


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Facts and Stats for Kronshtadt*

  • Pollution Statistics in Kronshtadt

    Know the pollution level of Kronshtadt before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 61.44 (High)
    • Water Pollution 50.89 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 49.09 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 52.68 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 47.27 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 59.09 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 51.25 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 47.32 (Moderate)
  • Kronshtadt: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Kronshtadt for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Kronshtadt.

    • Burglary and Theft 28.64 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.9 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 30.15 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 74.26 (High)
    • Car Stealing 43.14 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50.75 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 39.32 (Low)
    • Drug offense 45.83 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.43 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 49.05 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 37.38 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 27.7 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50.75 (Moderate)
  • Living in Kronshtadt - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Kronshtadt is 111.66 (High)

    • Safety Index 59.15 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 62.68 (High)
    • Pollution Index 64.63 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 49.59 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 46.26 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 61.56 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.53 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 56.5 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Kronshtadt

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Kronshtadt

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.03 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.73 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.21 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 85.25 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 90.67 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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