KALININGRAD - for National Geographic
When people think of Kaliningrad, Russia, they often picture beautiful beaches or a quaint fishing village. But during this stop in his World Cup tour of Russia, National Geographic reporter Sergey Gordeev discovers that the city’s German roots—from its architecture and neighborhood names to its most famous historical resident, German philosopher Immanuel Kant—are what make the former German city of Koenigsburg so unique. ABOUT THE SERIES: In the summer of 2018, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC partnered with FOX Sports to cover the world’s most watched single-sport tournament: the FIFA World Cup. Go beyond the matches and see some of the country’s most unique people, places, history, and culture as NatGeo reporter and Moscow native Sergey Gordeev takes you on a daily journey through his home country. Videos originally broadcast during Fox Sports coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.