7 Sights in Vyborg, Russia (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Vyborg, Russia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Vyborg, Russia.

List of cities in Russia Sightseeing Tours in Vyborg

1. Торгильс Кнутссон

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Pimperik Torgilsu Knutson - a monument to the founder of the Vyborg castle by the Swedish marshal of Torgilsu Knuson's work of the sculptor Ville Vallgren (1855-1940) in Vyborg. It was installed on the modern Square of the Old Town Hall on October 4, 1908 and became the first monument of Vyborg. The monument stood exactly forty years when in 1948 he was dismantled. The sculpture was severely damaged, but it avoided swimming. In 1993, the monument was restored.

Wikipedia: Памятник Торгильсу Кнутссону (RU)

2. Русским воинам, павшим при осаде Выборга в 1710 г.

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A monument to the Russian soldiers who died during the siege of Vyborg in 1710 is an obelisk of gray granite, established in 1910 on a mass grave in memory of the Russian soldiers who fell during the capture of Vyborg during the Northern War. Located at the ravel gates on the Glasis of the Anninsky fortifications in Vyborg, the monument is included in the list of objects of cultural heritage of Russia of federal significance (No. 4710061040).

Wikipedia: Памятник русским воинам, погибшим при осаде Выборга в 1710 году (RU)

3. Vyborg Castle

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Vyborg Castle is a Swedish-built medieval fortress around which the town of Vyborg evolved. The castle became the stronghold of the Swedish realm in the Karelian region. Throughout the centuries, it was the first defence of the kingdom against Russians. Its military and strategic status in the late Middle Ages was second only to the fortified capital Stockholm. Currently it serves as the site of Vyborg Regional Museum.

Wikipedia: Vyborg Castle (EN)

4. Памятник Микаэлю Агриколе

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Pimperik Michael Agricole, a monument to the humanist and founder of Finnish writing to Lutheran Bishop Mikael Agricole, established in 1908 at the entrance to the Vyborg Lutheran Cathedral, lost as a result of the Soviet-Finnish war (1939-1940) and restored in 2009 on the theater square, near the Vyborg Lutheran Cathedral of Peter and Paul. Copies of the monument are installed in several cities of Finland.

Wikipedia: Памятник Микаэлю Агриколе (RU)

5. Равелинные ворота

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Ravelin Gate is a city gate, one of the four surviving fortress gates of the Annin fortifications of the city of Vyborg. Erected in the middle of the XVIII century in the style of Russian classicism as part of the defensive complex of the Vyborg fortress, the structure is included in the list of architectural monuments.

Wikipedia: Равелинные ворота (RU)

6. Round Tower

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Round Tower is a fortification at the market square of Vyborg. It was built in 1547–1550 by the order of Gustav I of Sweden as a part of the medieval town wall. Today it serves as a restaurant and is one of the most popular sights in Vyborg.

Wikipedia: Round Tower (Vyborg) (EN)

7. Annenkrone

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The Annenskie Fortification is a rare monument to post-Petrovsk Russian defense architecture and is the most important building in Viborg in the mid-18th century. Annenkron was also named Annenkron in honor of Queen Anne Ioannovna.

Wikipedia: Анненские укрепления (RU)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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