Izborsk State Museum Preserve, Izborsk

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Learn about the origins of Russian statehood and the development of ancient towns at Izborsk State Museum Preserve. The museum features nearly 200 historical and cultural monuments, including a medieval fortress and a memorial estate devoted to the small Finnish and Ugric people of Setu. See household utensils, furniture, and clothes that belonged to merchants, craftspeople, and peasants. Admire the collection of Setu necklaces and broaches. As you explore the preserve, also stop at the sacred springs, 17th- and 18th-century churches, and the 2.5 m (8 ft) tall stone Truvorov cross. The audio pen guide on the maps will give you more information about the sites. Plan to see Izborsk State Museum Preserve and other attractions that appeal to you using our Izborsk trip itinerary planning site .
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  • August 14, 2017
    This is the old fortress is impressive! Everyone understands that if the Chronicles mentioned in any year, then this is not founded, and the fortress was already and succeed! And legends-Prince lived here Eng, Prince of Slovene. And another Ioakimovskoj Chronicle Prince Izbor Slovena was the grandson and son of the Vandal ... Now the "vandal" is the name of the common name, apparently, very much so "mentally" walked through Europe slovyany and krivichs to the leadership of his son Prince Slovena Vandal! What are the secrets in this city was looking for n. Roerich? Hard to believe, Izborsk was not always the land fortress. 10 centuries ago, and maybe 12 centuries the fortress set on the Bay of Pskov Lake, the city was the port, shopping! But the water is gone .... First there was the mouth of the river Hodnicy (the Chronicle is written), the river went ships (here's how!), we only have a small lake Gorodishchenske. In General, there is something to see! Children show. And remember its history.
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  • August 7, 2017
    visited the fortress after Pskov Kremlin and we liked it a lot more! There is the spirit of antiquity, perhaps because around the forests, fields and villages-almost like in those days. near the fortress of keys and truvorovo settlement, beautiful nature.
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  • July 26, 2017
    Castle carries the past greatness of antiquity. There really are ruins that recall centuries-especially for a fortification. But inside the fortress there are very old, such as undercover access to the water. The rest of course new. But Fortress still wondering. You can climb the tower and admire the beautiful view or go to the loopholes. Kids like to climb there.
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