Best Things To Do in Vyborg, Russia

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Vyborg.

Vyborg may not be as popular as other cities in Russia, but don’t let that fool you. Vyborg is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You can definitely plan a few hours of a side trip here while traveling to Saint Petersburg. You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Vyborg.

If you have plans to visit Russia and are not sure if Vyborg should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Vyborg and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Vyborg

Here is the list of things to do in Vyborg and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Vyborg Castle

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    Vyborg Castle

    Museum, Landmark, View Point, Castle

    Address: Vyborg, Leningrad Oblast, Russia.

    The Castle is a Swedish fortress located around Vyborg. The castle is Landmark of Vyborg. At present it serves as museum. The castle has some exhibitions halls and the Olaf tower; from the tower you can have beautiful views of Vyborg town. Castle is located on the inner most corner of Gulf of Finland. The museum has old photos of Finnish history...Read more
  2. Park Monrepo Historical, Architectural And Natural Museum Preserve

    Museum, Park, View Point, Bridge

    Address: Vyborg 188800, Leningrad region, Russia

    The Park is located on the shoreline of Zashchitnaya on Vyborg bay in Russia. The park Monrepo occupies around 440 acres of land. It’s a manor house and landscaped English park in Russia. The park has 50 different species of plants and some being rare. The park has temple of Neptune, Chinese bridge, Turkish tent and Manor house. Also the p...Read more
  3. Clock Tower

    View Point, Historical Site, Tower

    Address: Krepostnaya St., 5, Vyborg, Russia.

    The clock tower is one of the historic places in Vyborg. It’s located near to Vyborg castle. The tower was featured in movie The Sannikov land in 1973. Tourists should visit this place when visiting Vyborg.
  4. Exhibition Centre Hermitage

    Exhibition , Heritage Building

    Address: Ladanova St., 1, Vyborg, Russia

    The Exhibition centre has old weapons used in wars and pictures of the culture of east. The building of Hermitage was built in 1930 by Finnish architect Uno Ullberg. The hermitage centre has two floors of paintings, artefacts and ancient findings of Raskopkah. If you are in Vyborg visitors should surely visit this place.
  5. Batareynaya Mountain Park


    Address: Defence wall Vyborg eastern, Russia

    The Park is located near city centre. Park is a good place for walking and it’s surrounded by beautiful trees. During winters, tourists can go for skiing in the park. Visit the park when visiting Vyborg.
  6. Alvar Aalto Library

    Library, Architecture , Exhibition

    Address: City Park, Vyborg, Russia.

    The library was built during the times of Finnish sovereignty. The building was built by internationally acclaimed architect Alvar Aalto. The library is first specimen of regional modernism. It’s famous for its wave-shaped ceiling in auditorium. The library is co-ordinated with Russian federation city of Vyborg. Its restoration project too...Read more
  7. Military Museum Of Karelian Isthmus


    Address: Pogonnaya St, 7, Vyborg, Russia

    The Museum is a two storied building. It has weapons, propaganda posters, uniform of soldiers and books from Finland-USSR. Tourists can have a look at the books available in the museum. Guides are available at the museum. A must visit place in Vyborg.
  8. Statue Of Torkel Knutsson

    View Point, Monument, Statue

    Address: Krepostnaya Square, Vyborg, Russia.

    Torkel Knutsson was a constable and virtual leader of Sweden. Torkel was the founder of the city Vyborg. Torkel was from an old noble family of West Geatish which was related to Folkungs. He was also called a knight and member of Privy Council. The place has beautiful views of the castle. The statue of Torkel Knutsson was raised in late 1908. To...Read more
  9. Cultural Centre Varyazhskiy Dvor


    Address: Vyborg district, 9th kilometre highway, Svetogorsk

    The centre is located near Viking manor courtyard. It’s a historical interactive museum in Vyborg. It has information about Vikings and the emergence of Carolingian dynasty. The centre also takes workshops for visitors. The centre has projects where participants do research which are aimed at the reconstruction of life conditions of early ...Read more