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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 fortress is seen from far away, when one will just enter the city. It's impressive, or thou it's not so special in terms of architecture. The central city part one is renovated and looks really ni...  more »
  • Very impressive historical building, pleases the eye and leaves a good impression. Can recommend to visit
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  • The biggest impression of Smolensk-Smolensk made a fortress. Once there was a whole wall, and now you can see everything from her left but still feel all its greatness. We zalazili on the wall in winter. The only thing bad in winter-so it's gotta be really neat, because the steps are listed in snow and ice, and if you climb that's not such a problem, then go down really scary. Because the stairs can descend down the Hill. With children on the walls climb strongly advise. Better then visit the Museum of the "Smolensk-shield of Russia", there are monitoring the condition of the tower. But on the other hand plus hits the wall in winter-good visibility. Be Smolensk and not see wall-this does not happen in Smolensk.
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  • Beautiful place, is a great to feel in another environment
  • Good place
  • 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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