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Five Underrated Russian Cities To Explore After Moscow

Это ссылка на статью журнала Forbes о пяти недооцененных с точки зрения их туристического потенциала городах России , среди которых назван и Псков. Цитата о Пскове...

Five Underrated Russian Cities To Explore After Moscow
Jared Ranahan

May 14, 2020,10:10am EDT


Pskov kremlin tower with blue cloudy sky in background. River in foreground.

One of the area's most prominent attractions, the Pskov Krom is a historic walled citadel in the center of the city.


The city of Pskov is one of the oldest surviving settlements in the country, making it an ideal destination for anyone interested in early Russian history. Though it’s unclear when exactly Pskov was founded, the earliest mention of the city dates back to 903 CE, with the settlement eventually growing into the Pskov Republic, an independent nation existing from the 14th century to the 16th century before being captured by the Grand Duchy of Moscow. Today, the city is famed for its high concentration of centuries-old churches, as well as its surviving city walls that date back over half a millennium......

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