Also found in: Wikipedia.
a city in Leningrad Oblast, RSFSR, under the jurisdiction of the Leningrad city soviet. Located on the Sestra River Gulf of Finland. Railroad station 34 km northwest of Leningrad. Population, 30,500 (1975).
Sestroretsk arose in 1721 with the founding of an arsenal (now the Sestroretsk Tool Plant). The city has a branch of the Leningrad Vesna Clothing and Knitwear Association and a pedagogical school.
Sestroretsk is a balneological and climatic seaside health resort, located in the Leningrad Health Resort Region. Those who come to the health resort may take advantage of the healthful climate, sea bathing, sandy beaches, pine forests, and Dubki Park. A spring furnishes water for therapeutic bathing and drinking; the chemical composition of the water is
The Sestroretskii Kurort Sanatorium, the Sestroretsk Pension, and three children’s sanatoriums are located in the city. Sestroretsk is open year round.