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Smolensk Kremlin, Smolensk
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One of the most important of Russia's defensive fortifications in its western regions, Smolensk Kremlin 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. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Smolensk holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Smolensk Kremlin and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • And if you want to become a spirit stronger.-stay at Smolensk wall!! This line from the hymn of the city of Smolensk. and this is very true said ...
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  • Be sure to visit the Museum at Thunder Tower and climb the Tower (energize), very interesting to fans of history, interesting exhibits true little)
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  • The Smolensk fortress, built at the beginning of the 17 century with the participation of the architect f. Horse is quite a unique structure, although it reached the present day in an incomplete form. If I am not mistaken, there is a 2 part of the fortress: a fairly extensive along the street which timiryazev, we passed, heading from the assumption Cathedral in the city centre, the second next to the Park "Blon'e", where already walked. Some pieces look better, something seems to be running something restored, somewhere you can go upstairs and go on the walls in some places works Museum (Thunder Tower), and even has a popular restaurant (Pyatnitskaya Tower). In General, the fortress is one of the main attractions and a symbol of Smolensk, see worth it.
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  • Beautiful place, is a great to feel in another environment
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  • Beautifully. Tasty. Good service. Perfectly located. Expensive.
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  • Beautiful interior, interesting menu. Prices-Moscow. Maintenance fun-waiters tries but lacked the knowledge: offer is dessert appliances for hot. At the exit give a delicious handmade truffle.
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  • Very good location Serves masterpiece, feed dishes did not say what would making fast, but 10/10 .. it's worth it!
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