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Old photos of Baltiysk, Kaliningrad Oblast
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History of city Baltiysk (Pillau), Kaliningrad Oblast in photos

A small historical reference

Baltiysk - the center of the Baltic region of Kaliningrad region, located on the west of the region, on Pillauskom peninsula on the Baltic Sea. Date of establishment - 1626. Previously, the name - the former German city of Pillau (until 1946). The city history begins with the founding of the King of Sweden Gustav II Adolf star pentagonal fortress (citadel Pillai). January 18, 1725 the king signed a decree on conferring the status of the settlement of the city.

Sights - the cross of Saint Adalbert (1822), the castle ruins Lohshtedt (XIII century), the citadel "Pillau" (XVII century), the monument Gotthilfu Hagen, builder harbor breakwaters Pillay (1887) lighthouse (1813-1816).

Date of foundation: 1626

History:

Population: 33 212

Sights:

Baltiysk. Harbor
Harbor
Baltiysk. The hotel 'German House'
The hotel "German House"
Baltiysk. Kirch Maria Stella Maris
Kirch Maria Stella Maris
Baltiysk. Boat jetty
Boat jetty
Baltiysk. Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Baltiysk. Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Baltiysk. Marine Station
Marine Station
Baltiysk. Marine Station, circa 1940
Marine Station, circa 1940
Baltiysk. On embankment
On embankment
Baltiysk. The Embankment
The Embankment
Baltiysk. Panorama of the city, circa 1930
Panorama of the city, circa 1930
Baltiysk. Panorama of the city, circa 1930
Panorama of the city, circa 1930
Baltiysk. Panorama of the city, 1928
Panorama of the city, 1928
Baltiysk. Steamboat 'Tannenberg'
Steamboat "Tannenberg"
Baltiysk. Infantry Barracks, 1910
Infantry Barracks, 1910
Baltiysk. Central post office and lighthouse, circa 1890
Central post office and lighthouse, circa 1890
Baltiysk. Quay of port
Quay of port
Baltiysk. Port
Port
Baltiysk. Street and lighthouse
Street and lighthouse
Baltiysk. Street in the Old Pillau front of the Catholic Church
Street in the Old Pillau front of the Catholic Church
Baltiysk. Entrance to the citadel, 1930
Entrance to the citadel, 1930
Baltiysk. View of the city and harbor with the lighthouse
View of the city and harbor with the lighthouse
Baltiysk. Water and observation tower
Water and observation tower
Baltiysk. The building of barracks
The building of barracks

Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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