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The fortress of ancient Russian town Izborsk

Today Izborsk (also known as Old Izborsk) is a village located in Pechorsky district of Pskovskaya oblast. But the settlement of Izborsk is also one of the most ancient Russian towns mentioned together with Smolensk and Polotsk towns.

Izborsk is located about 30 km to the west of Pskov city. Main attraction of the place is a fortress constructed in the 14th century. The photos were captured by John Sinterson (all the pictures are clickable).

Izborsk town, Russia ancient fortress view

Izborsk town, Russia ancient fortress view

Izborsk town, Russia ancient fortress view

Izborsk town, Russia ancient fortress view

Izborsk town, Russia ancient fortress view

Izborsk town, Russia ancient fortress view

Izborsk town, Russia ancient fortress view

Izborsk town, Russia ancient fortress view

Izborsk town, Russia ancient fortress view

Izborsk town, Russia ancient fortress view

Izborsk town, Russia ancient fortress view

Izborsk town, Russia ancient fortress view

Izborsk town, Russia ancient fortress view

Izborsk town, Russia ancient fortress view

Izborsk town, Russia ancient fortress view

Izborsk town, Russia ancient fortress view

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1 comment

  • Dirk - Thomas de Boer · August 10, 2010 at 9:08 pm

    Beautiful photos. You life i are beautiful country. The Netherlands is very littel country than what your land is. The Dutch has are very long friendship wifh your country.

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