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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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  • The Smolensk fortress is the biggest of all, that I saw. The wall is long and walking around the city you see her plots quite often. On the eastern side of the city is its "wild" part. Strolling along it in snow, got a lot of emotions. Recommend to visit!
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  • Beautiful wall, with large towers, beautiful views of the River, there is a historical Museum, a tour of the wall
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  • a great attraction, but is so uncared that many places just in disrepair. A lot of the garbage that says clearly neberezhnom against the townspeople. If you go for a walk around the Fortress, in comfortable shoes and clothing, on a sunny day (ideally) and Timiryazev street side. well before going on the wall go to the Museum, located in the Thunder Tower, which is located on the square near the monument to architect the fortress wall Fjodoru Horse, crossing the street. The October revolution and Dzerzhinsky. By the way, if you decide to climb on a wall (from the Timiryazev) in winter, be very careful steps oledenevshie and skol'zskie! But the landscape will see very beautiful!
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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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