The World List of Tangibles of Tourist Attraction

The famous protected cruiser Aurora is an object of cultural heritage of the Russian Federation and was launched in May 1900 and floated out three years later. They named it in honor of the frigate of the same name, famous in the defense of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky during the Crimean War in 1854.

A protected cruiser of the 1st rank Aurora was created at the turn of the XIX-XX centuries and it was a serious achievement of the Russian military industry.

In the early 20-ies, the Aurora was the first battle-worthy training ship in the Baltic Fleet of the Soviet Union. Prior to 1930, the Cruiser made several voyages, along the Baltic and White Sea, as well as overseas campaigns, with a call to the Scandinavian ports. In 1927, the cruiser was awarded the Order of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics "Red Flag".

Cruiser Aurora became the most legendary ship of the Russian fleet in its more than three centuries of history - became a symbol ship, a monument ship and a museum ship in eternal parking.


The Cruiser Aurora The Cruiser Aurora

Location: Saint Petersburg, Russia

The year of entering to the World List of Tourist Attractions:   2018

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