On the very beach sand, there used to be the yacht club, founded in 1910, by the inspiration of admiral Skrydlov. The yacht club had its own harbor, which was used as a shelter from storms. Finlanders have the version that in the matter of fact, the Russian military had plans on using this facility for their own sinister purposes.In the tricky...more
The former Firefighter"s park or the Public Park, known these days as the Zelenogorsk park for recreation and culture. In the so-called Russian Dacha period, the park was known as the center of any kinds of social life of the St. Petersburg dacha public. The Park touches the very seashore, where you can get walking down a straight and wide path....more
The towns Lenin statue is situated at the bottom end of Prospect Lenina.On top of the hill above the park, there is a glorious, building of the 445th school, constructed in the so-called Stalin manner. A wide stone stairway leads to the front door. The stairway ends with a view spot, from where you can enjoy the view of the park and the Gulf of...more
There is a beautiful Orthodox Church built at the beginning of the 20th century. It is called the "Church of the Ikon of the Virgin of Kazan" and is located in the city center, near the park and the beach. It is frequently visited by tourists and also has all the traditional Russian orthodox services and mass. I highly recommend visiting this...more
You can catch the 211 bus out of St Petersburg to Zelenogorsk. It's a long ride- close to 2 hours- but fairly reasonable. I think it was 56 rubles for the trip. The bus can be quite crowded, so be prepared to stand and jostled the whole time.
Once you get to the end of the line, there are numerous taxis at the station that will take you to the sanatoriums near the Gulf of Finland for 100 rubles. If you speak English, they may charge you more.
An interesting collection of classic vehicles from all over the world.
Primorshkoye shosse 536 Central Park
Zelenogorsk, St. Petersburg