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Priozersk, Leningrad, Russia
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Priozersk, Leningrad, Russia
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About Priozersk

Priozersk combines history, culture and beautiful scenery. Set on the banks of Lake Ladoga, the town is dotted with centuries-old churches and ancient monasteries. Visit one of the most impressive medieval fortresses in Russia and learn about how the town has changed hands over the centuries.

Things to do

Korela Fortress commands a prime position on the shores of the Vuoksi River. Wandering around the ancient medieval castle, you’ll be retracing the footsteps of Karelian warriors, Lithuanian dukes, Swedish kings and Russian tsars. Today the stronghold houses a small museum where you can learn about its turbulent history. Climb up onto the ramparts for sweeping views over the river and the surrounding countryside.

Kakisalmen Kirkko is one of several landmark churches in Priozersk. While you can’t go inside, you can admire the beautiful stone exterior built from locally-quarried boulders. Nearby is the Church of All Saints in the Valaam Podvorie, a handsome red brick church topped with green domes and turrets.

Priozerskiy Voyennyy Sanatoriy is one of Russia’s most coveted health and wellness resorts. The sanatorium offers a wide range of treatments, including aromatherapy, herbal medicine and hydrotherapy.

One of the largest freshwater lakes in Europe, glacier-fed Lake Ladoga is a key source of water for St Petersburg. Fish caught in the lake feature on most local restaurant menus. Premium Atlantic sturgeon caviar is a local delicacy and pairs well with a shot of Russian Standard vodka distilled with water from Lake Ladoga.

Getting around

Priozersk is located on the northwestern banks of Lake Ladoga, a two-hour drive from St Petersburg. The town is pedestrian-friendly and easy to get around on foot. Priozersk Train Station is located on the St Petersburg-Khiytola Railway and Pulkovo Airport in St Petersburg is a two-hour drive away.

Priozersk travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Priozersk?

    Priozersk is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Baza Otdikha Rozovaya Dacha, which has a current rating of 9.0. For other potential stays, consider Design hotel Tochka na karte Priozersk and Baza Otdyha Zeleny Mys, which can also be great places to stay in Priozersk.