Pskovskaya Oblast' Travel Guide

  • The view of Pskov Kreml
    The view of Pskov Kreml
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    Unique fresco of young Jesus - some see...
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  • Mirozhskiy Monastery

    Pskov Things to Do

    Mirozhskiy Monastery is located roughly opposite the Pskov Kremlin, where the river Mirozha (hence the name) joins the river Velikaya.The monastery buildings - except the catholicon - are relatively new (16th - 19th centuries). The most important building of the monastery is precisely it's catholicon, dedicated to Christ Transfiguration. The exact...

  • Best Eastern Heliopark Old Estate Hotel

    Pskov Hotels

    Some years ago they built up a nice not big but charming hotel Old Estate resort & Spa, this is...

  • trains to and from Pskov

    Pskov Transportation

    Pskov is a railwaystation on the following routes:Saint Petersburg - Riga (Latvia)Rigs - Saint PetersburgSaint Petersburg - Vilnius (Lithuania)Vilnius - Saint PetersburgSaint Petersburg - Veliki LukiVeliki Luki - Saint PetersburgMurmansk - PskovPskov - MurmanskMoscow - PskovPskov - MoscowMinsk - PskovPskov - MinskTrains are very cheap in Russia....



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  • Nature

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    ***My favourite thing number 2***I always say that I love Northern Russian nature. I do not admire cold, but I appreciate the landscapes very much. They are usually pretty flat and offer spectacular far-reaching vistas. In fact, Pskov, Novgorod, and their surroundings (among which we naturally count Izborsk, too) offer the best such things I have...

  • The 'Real' Fortress

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    My single favourite thing is the fortress. Just fancy seeing one of those 'real' fortresses here in Russia - we mostly had convents playing the role of defenses. While they are interesting in their own right, it would have been a pity not to have a single fortress on the territory of such a huge country. But we have at least one - and that is in...

  • The Ryabinovka Tower

    Izborsk Things to Do

    The Ryabinovka Tower stands between the Vyshka and Temnushka towers and is a fortification point of the ?accessible? wall. The tower has 6 levels and, as historians say, its gloomy look was a psychological weapon sometimes enough to deter people from trying to seize the Izborsk fortress by force.The name we know at present is relatively new - its...


Velikiye Luki

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  • Hot air balloon cup

    Velikiye Luki Things to Do

    In the first half of June an international hot air ballon cup takes place in Velikie Luki. Colourful ballons fly across the sky of the town and the nearby area from sunrise to sunset for the whole week. This is the most famous and most loved event by all the local people. The event is picturesque and unique for this part of Russia. The atmosphere...

  • Aviamodel festival

    Velikiye Luki Things to Do

    It is better to come to Velikiye Luki, Russia in the end of May - first half of June. At this time the town lives the life "in the air". In end-May aviamodel festival takes place, where people from over Russia come to show their models of planes, helicopters and their skills to radio-guide them. The event will be interesting for people especially...

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