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About Kronshtadt



Kronshtadt also spelled Kronstadt, Cronstadt  is a municipal town in Kronshtadt sky District of the federal city of St. Petersburg, Russia.  It is also St. 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