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Pskov Kreml/ Krom, Pskov

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At Pskov Kreml/ Krom, see the mighty walls that endured more than 100 wars and dozens of sieges before collapsing into ruins after the Nazi occupation. The walls were constructed in the late 1400s around a medieval citadel rising on a rocky promontory between two rivers. Today, the entrance to the Krom lies through a "window" cut above the ancient gate. Walk to the southwest corner, and you will notice that you are standing on top of the arches of ancient buildings. The tower in the northwest corner was Pushkin's favorite spot for looking at the river. In the evening you can hear the sound of bells and listen to a choir singing during a divine service at the adjacent Trinity Cathedral. Use our Pskov vacation route planner to visit Pskov Kreml/ Krom on your trip to Pskov, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • It is recommended to visit with acquaintance with history. An interesting place that something survived that then restored. Better to visit in the summer but you can if you wish and winter. But keep in mind that the Kremlin is situated on the banks of the river.
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  • The Kremlin territory is not very large, mainly in the walls. You can climb into one of the towers, with panoramic views.
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  • To the Kremlin. Pure, beautiful, interesting. In good weather, very nice to stroll through the territory, see velikaya River guns window, walk along the wall outside and feel the solidity and antiquity structures, or stop by the Museum and the Cathedral. Everyone will find here something for himself, and for a long time remain positive impressions, but only if you do not need to go to the toilet! A public toilet in the Kremlin canceling out all positive, leaving the eerie memories. Dirty Street room type at the wall. Scared to approach him, and go no each solved. Because the child cannot endure, had to leave the Kremlin and go in search of a toilet. Yes, the nearest toilet was found in the restaurant "RUS" in Vlas'evskoj Tower (right off exit).
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  • Можно подняться прямо на стену.
  • Amazing historical site. Good trips to the Kremlin's objects. Unique objects and exposure. An interesting Museum. Clean and well cared for. For one day only view.
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  • Very interesting place! At the time of the walk there, watched the excavation near the exterior walls, a lot higher than they seem! Sorry no examination poloshhadok on the walls. (but there is a good view of the Kremlin on the other side of the Great River, near the chapel). Admission is free. Be sure to explore the Trinity Cathedral.
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  • Were in July 2016. There did the reconstruction of walls and excavations. We showed true masonry and foundations. Indeed, those buildings that are restored in the post-war years, very similar to the original, but not the spirit of antiquity. But we were lucky, so very excited!
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  • Very nice, but I'd like to see without scaffolding and other attributes of repair.
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