Smolensk fortress wall, Smolensk

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One of the most important of Russia's defensive fortifications in its western regions, Smolensk fortress wall boasts a multitude of imposing towers and sturdy walls. Visit the fortress, finished in 1602 on orders of Russia's leaders, and get an up-close look at the surviving portions of the original 6.5 km (4 mi) of walls. In addition to the walls, 17 of the defense towers have also endured the centuries, best represented by the fully restored Gromovaya tower. Note that several of the towers represent slightly different architectural styles, from those with cylindrical bases to those built with squared, angular sides. You can view parts of the bastion, but keep in mind that some areas may be inaccessible due to years of neglect during the Soviet era. Work out when and for how long to visit Smolensk fortress wall and other Smolensk attractions using our handy Smolensk trip planner .
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  • It is clear that this is a historical building and all that, but she has no experience. He saw that no. .. the whole city is in need of extensive renovation and improving infrastructure, both historical and modern architectural objects.
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  • A very happy state of the walls and towers were in the tower and wall-coloring of the era is felt through time.
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  • Were in Smolensk and the passage. A walk through the historical centre of the city. Impressed fortress with towers, great when history ancient and modern intersect in this form. to living people and are of direct relevance to historic monuments, people, think and care about their safety.
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  • In principle, a great monument of history, which have led tourists and which is the hallmark of the city. But now in ruins. Inputs/outputs welded. Trash. The Administration does not want to even make the night illumination and Rails for residents and visitors. Only "saw" budget for the restoration.
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