Izborsk State Museum Preserve, Izborsk
(4.7/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
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 visit Izborsk State Museum Preserve and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Izborsk attractions using our Izborsk family vacation planner.
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  • Find yourself in it, when you get to this street is paved with cobblestones., very unusual in our time! The Museum attracts untouched. Costume Museum. So diverse and interesting. But perhaps not with young children.
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  • Stary Izborsk 12 km away from the small town of Pechory. ... exactly, from Pechora and we went to see the ancient fortress! .... vyloŝen town centre cobblestones on which YOU CANNOT ride this historic area! ... preserved old merchant houses. but the main attraction of the old of the Izborsk is, of course, the fortress! ... This ancient structure on the Žurav′ej mount immediately impresses with its size and power. podnmaemsâ of the Tower, and then go on the wall, it's impressive and wide loopholes. Nikolsky Temple in the fortress, in which we go ... We were met by friendly mother and is excited to show us a remarkable relic-icon prep. Spyridon Trimifunskogo with part of the relics. very detailed talks about the temple. I caught myself on what I behind these walls quietly and I don't want to think about what is going on behind the walls of the Citadel. gamely defended Russian soldiers Russian land, and, here, from the main enemy, and could not protect ...
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  • Nice and informative walk, talked with people, heard a lot of interesting things. Very nice islet merchant Street. All excellent mood!
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