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  • The monument to Alexander Pushkin in the Municipal Garden.
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    The monument to Alexander Pushkin in the Municipal Garden.

    Alexander Pushkin is a famous Russian writer and poet, who visited Tver region 28 times during his trips around Russia. The monument was opened in May, 1974 in honor of the 175th anniversary of the poet’s birthday.

  • The monument to Mikhail Yaroslavich Tverskoy.
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    The monument to Mikhail Yaroslavich Tverskoy.

    Mikhail Yaroslavich was a Prince of Tver (1285 – 1318) and a Grand Prince of Vladimir from 1304 until 1318. The monument in his honor was erected in May, 2008 on Sovetskaya Square.

  • The Old Volga Bridge.
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    The Old Volga Bridge.

    The bridge was opened in September 8, 1900 and is the first permanent bridge in Tver for vehicles and pedestrians.

  • The monument to Afanasy Nikitin.
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    The monument to Afanasy Nikitin.

    The monument was opened in 1955 in honor of famous Tver merchant and traveler Afanasy Nikitin, who is the author of the book “The Journey Beyond Three Seas” and was the first European who visited India.

  • The Lenin Square.
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    The Lenin Square.

    The square was formed in 1760s and is located in the center of Tver. Four important buildings are located here: administration of the town, head-office of the Bank of Russia, theatre of children and youth and Tver City Council.

  • The Municipal Garden.
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    The Municipal Garden.

    The garden was formed in 1931 as a result of combination of the Palace Garden (1776), the Governor Garden (1831) and the Public Garden (1851).

  • Tver Imperial Palace.
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    Tver Imperial Palace.

    The Imperial Palace is an architectural monument of the 18th century located in the historic center of Tver city. The Palace was intended for imperial family recreation on the way from St. Petersburg to Moscow

  • Saint Catherine's Monastery
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    Saint Catherine's Monastery

    It is an orthodox women’s monastery, located on the left shore of the river Volga. Currently, 25 women live in the monastery and there are also Sunday school and Orthodox theological courses for 100 people.

  • Panorama of the river Volga.
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    Panorama of the river Volga.

    Volga is one of the main decorations of the town and it is rather difficult to imagine Tver without it. Through the river lots of tourists come to the town on the river liners to walk around the city or take a bus tour.

  • The belfry of St. Nicholas Cathedral in Kaliazin.
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    The belfry of St. Nicholas Cathedral in Kaliazin.

    The famous five-tier belfry of St. Nicolas Cathedral (1800) looks like it flows on the water, designating the flooding center of the city. In the seasons of low water from the ships, people can see clearly shadows of the past at the bottom of the river – streets, foundations of buildings and churches.

  • Painting in an ancient chapel.
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    Painting in an ancient chapel.

  • Top view of the Holy Assumption Monastery.
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    Top view of the Holy Assumption Monastery.

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  • Assumption Church in Likhoslavl.
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    Assumption Church in Likhoslavl.

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  • The embankment of Stepan Razin.
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    The embankment of Stepan Razin.

    The embankment was built in the 18th century and has many old buildings, which are monuments of architecture and are protected by the government.

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  • Panorama of the Central District of Tver.
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    Panorama of the Central District of Tver.

    The Central District includes the historic city center and some surrounding areas. Here tourists can find historical sites, theatres, museums, libraries, shops, trade centers and banks.

  • Tver roofs.
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    Tver roofs.

  • River Station.
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    River Station.

    The building of River Station was built in 1938 and is located on the left shore of the river Volga. Nowadays, the wharf is used by sightseeing and pleasure boats.

  • The New Volga Bridge.
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    The New Volga Bridge.

    The bridge was built in 1956 and has an important meaning for the inhabitants of the town, because it connects the two parts of Tver. Standing in the middle of the bridge, tourists can observe an amazing view of the river Volga and the big part of the center of the town.

  • The monument to Afanasy Nikitin. Front view.
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    The monument to Afanasy Nikitin. Front view.

  • Ship at the pier of the River Station.
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    Ship at the pier of the River Station.

    Cruise ships, which make trips on the river Volga, necessarily go to Tver.

  • Tver nature.
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    Tver nature.

  • Convent of the Christ Birth.
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    Convent of the Christ Birth.

    It is unknown when and who established the convent, but first he was mentioned in charter in 1514. Nowadays it consists of several churches, wood buildings and a tower.

  • The Znamenskoe – Raek homestead.
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    The Znamenskoe – Raek homestead.

    The homestead “Znamenskoe – Raek”, constructed in the 18th century and belonged to senator F.I. Glebov – Streshnev, is a creation of a great Russian architect N.A.Lvov.

  • The Znamenskoe – Raek homestead.
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    The Znamenskoe – Raek homestead.

    It was designed and planned as a place for reception and relaxation of royal persons during their trips from St. Petersburg to Moscow. The Empress Catherine the Great privately visited the homestead.

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  • Headspring of the river Volga.
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    Headspring of the river Volga.

    Headspring of the biggest European river Volga is located on the Valdai Hill in Ostashkov region. During thousand years of Russian history, the headspring is a place of pilgrimage. Today it is protected as a natural monument.

  • At the Headspring of the river Volga.
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    At the Headspring of the river Volga.

  • Church of Life-Giving Trinity.
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    Church of Life-Giving Trinity.

    Church of Life-Giving Trinity is the oldest stone building in Tver city. It was built in 1564. It's a big, beautiful, majestic church standing in the square surrounded by old mansions. The church has experienced many fires in town and a number of rearrangements.

  • Church of Nativity of the Virgin.
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    Church of Nativity of the Virgin.

    Is located in the Gorodnya village and has a long and complicated history. Nowadays it is a prosperous temple with permanent services and lots of tourists from all regions of the country.

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    The picture was taken from a plane. You can see the whole Tver on the photo.

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  • Celebration of Victory Day.
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    Celebration of Victory Day.

    Victory Day is one of the most important holidays in Tver, because its inhabitants took part in hostilities and the town itself was occupied by German - fascist invaders during the Second World War, for which he received the title “City of Military Glory”.

  • Rock festival “Nashestvie”.
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    Rock festival “Nashestvie”.

    Every year rock festival “Nashestvie” takes place in Tver region. It is the biggest rock festival in CIS under the open sky.

  • The Nile hermitage.
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    The Nile hermitage.

    Is an orthodox men’s monastery, established in 1594 and located on the Stolobny Island. At the beginning of the 20th century, the monastery was the most visited Russian holy.

  • The Nile hermitage
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    The Nile hermitage

  • The Nile hermitage
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    The Nile hermitage

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  • The Bernovo homestead.
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    The Bernovo homestead.

    Is located in Staritsky region in a picturesque place near the river Tma. The old Wulf’s homestead is known for the visits of a great Russian poet A.Pushkin, where he have created some of his famous creations.

  • Inside the Pushkin’s Museum.
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    Inside the Pushkin’s Museum.

    It was opened in 1971 and named after the famous Russian poet A.Pushkin who visited the Bernovo homestead several times. On the first floor, there is an exhibition of the works of the poet, which he has created in Tver region. On the second one, there is a reconstructed furnishing of a provincial nobiliary house: living rooms, dining room, cabinet of an owner and a ballroom. Among halls there is a Pushkin’s room, where the poet stayed. In the halls there are furniture, books, documents, portraits and musical instruments of the Pushkin’s time.

  • Holy Assumption Monastery.
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    Holy Assumption Monastery.

    Old Staritsa was the supplier of white stone for the construction of the Moscow Kremlin. Its main attraction is Staritskiy Holy Assumption Monastery (1530).

  • At the Headspring of the river Volga.
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    At the Headspring of the river Volga.

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  • The Kazan monastery.
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    The Kazan monastery.

    Is an orthodox women’s monastery, situated in Vishniy Volochek and established in 1881. The monastery’s way of life is closed, that is why tourists are allowed to visit it only on Sundays and holidays.

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  • Trekhsvyatskaya Street.
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    Trekhsvyatskaya Street.

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  • Relay of the Olympic flame in Tver in anticipation of the 22th Winter Olympic Games.
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    Relay of the Olympic flame in Tver in anticipation of the 22th Winter Olympic Games.

    In October 11, 2013 Tver met the relay of the Olympic flame – symbol of the main sport games of the planet. One of the parts of the route of the Olympic flame in Tver was overwater. It ran along the river Volga and was overpassed on the dragon boats.

  • Relay of the Olympic flame in Tver in anticipation of the 22th Winter Olympic Games.
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    Relay of the Olympic flame in Tver in anticipation of the 22th Winter Olympic Games.

    There were 14 thousand torchbearers from the whole Russia and 140 people were our compatriots.

  • View on Tverskaya Avenue and Ascension Cathedral.
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    View on Tverskaya Avenue and Ascension Cathedral.

    Tverskaya Avenue is one of the central streets of the town. Here the cathedral is located, which was built in 1760 and is an orthodox temple of Tver diocese.

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  • The White Trinity Temple.
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    The White Trinity Temple.

    It is an orthodox temple, historical and architectural monument, the oldest survived stone building of the town.

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  • Church of Nativity of the Virgin.
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    Church of Nativity of the Virgin.

    Is located in the Gorodnya village and has a long and complicated history. Nowadays it is a prosperous temple with permanent services and lots of tourists from all regions of the country.

  • Tver boating school is one of the oldest and best in Russia.
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    Tver boating school is one of the oldest and best in Russia.

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  • Holy Assumption Monastery in Staritsa.
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    Holy Assumption Monastery in Staritsa.

  • View of the Old Volga Bridge from the Municipal Garden.
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    View of the Old Volga Bridge from the Municipal Garden.

  • The monument to A.Pushkin in the Municipal Garden.
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    The monument to A.Pushkin in the Municipal Garden.

  • The Soviet Square.
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    The Soviet Square.

    It is the main square of the town, which is located in the Central District and underlies the three – beam system of the streets. Tver became the fourth city in the world with a three-beam system after Rome, Versailles and St. Petersburg.

  • Panorama of the Soviet square and the monument of Mikhail Tverskoy in the evening.
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    Panorama of the Soviet square and the monument of Mikhail Tverskoy in the evening.

  • Trekhsvyatskaya Street.
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    Trekhsvyatskaya Street.

    It is a pedestrian street, located in the historic center of Tver and is a popular place to relax for locals. Many buildings, located here, are historical and architectural monuments. People often compare this is street with the Arbat in Moscow.

  • Business center “Tver”.
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    Business center “Tver”.

    The building on the right is 77 m high and located in the Central District of the town. Originally, the center was built as a hotel for the Olympics 1980, but it was not finished on time.

  • The New Volga Bridge.
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    The New Volga Bridge.

  • Church of three confessors at night.
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    Church of three confessors at night.

    It was built in 1731 and is located on the left shore of the river Volga on the Embankment of Afanasy Nikitin.

  • The “Star” cinema.
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    The “Star” cinema.

    The cinema was opened in 1937 and is one of the biggest cinemas of Tver region; is located in the Central district of Tver on the right shore of the river Volga.

  • Trade center “Olympus”
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    Trade center “Olympus”

    Is one of the biggest trade centers of the town, which provides people with various kinds of goods and services.

  • Saint Catherine's Monastery at night.
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    Saint Catherine's Monastery at night.

  • The Tverskoy Avenue.
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    The Tverskoy Avenue.

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    Traditionally, on February 14, couples get together on the embankment and launch lighted lanterns in the sky to show their love to each other.

  • First frost.
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    First frost.

  • First frost.
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    First frost.

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  • Holy Assumption Monastery in Staritsa in winter.
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    Holy Assumption Monastery in Staritsa in winter.

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  • Snowy winter.
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    Snowy winter.

    Sometimes there is so much snow in our region that locals go to clear it without waiting for the help of the authorities.

  • View of the Saint Catherine's Monastery
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    View of the Saint Catherine's Monastery

  • Russian remote place.
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    Russian remote place.

    Traditional Russian buildings, saved in provinces.

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  • Winter fishing.
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    Winter fishing.

    Winter fishing is very popular in Tver. When the first ice appears on the rivers, fishermen go fishing and sit near their holes for hours and hours.

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  • View of the monument to Afanasy Nikitin and Church of three confessors
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    View of the monument to Afanasy Nikitin and Church of three confessors

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  • Tver souvenirs.
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    Tver souvenirs.

  • The Nile hermitage in Ostashkov in winter.
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    The Nile hermitage in Ostashkov in winter.

  • The Tver Drama Theatre.
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    The Tver Drama Theatre.

    The Tver Drama Thetre was constructed in 1745. The modern building of the Tver theatre was built in 1951. The beautiful and stately construction of the Stalin era is located on Sovetskaya street in front of the Municipal Garden.

  • The main New Year Tree of Tver.
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    The main New Year Tree of Tver.

    The main New Year Tree is set up in Tver on the Lenin Square. The main New Year’s celebrations take place on New Year’s Eve around this 10-meter beauty.

  • The Radishev Boulevard.
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    The Radishev Boulevard.