Russia travel blog | All about Russia in English

May/15

3

Toropets – one of the oldest towns in Russia

Toropets is a small town with a population of about 12 thousand people located in Tver region, 400 km to the west of Moscow. It is one of the oldest towns in the country founded in 1074.

The rich historical past of the town left a considerable legacy. On the territory of Toropets, there are dozens of monuments of culture of national and regional importance. Photos by: Petr Ushanov, Ivan Dyomkin.

Toropets town, Russia, photo 1

The recently restored Korsun Virgin Cathedral (1795-1804) stands out among the local architectural monuments.

Toropets town, Russia, photo 2

Toropets town, Russia, photo 3

Toropets town, Russia, photo 4

Toropets town, Russia, photo 5

Toropets town, Russia, photo 6

Toropets town, Russia, photo 7

Toropets town, Russia, photo 8

Toropets town, Russia, photo 9

Toropets town, Russia, photo 10

Toropets town, Russia, photo 11

Toropets town, Russia, photo 12

Toropets town, Russia, photo 13

Toropets town, Russia, photo 14

Toropets town, Russia, photo 15

Toropets town, Russia, photo 16

If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the RSS feed to have future articles delivered to your feed reader.

Tags: 

<<

>>

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply