The tower is 12 metres in height, 34 metres in diameter and has walls which are over 1.5 metres think in places. In years past the tower was open to the public and had a restaurant, a roof terrace and some small souvenir shops. These days it is closed off from the public and unlike many of the other fortifications, looks rundown and old giving you a different perspective than the recently cleaned and modernised defences.
Home to the Kaliningrad Amber Museum the tower is named after Prussian Field Marshall Friedrich Emil Graf zu Dohna-Schlobitten who, among other things, was decorated in the war against Napoleonic France while serving in the Russian army. On his retiremen