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On the territory of Torzhok (small town in Tver oblast) the 344th Training Center of Army Aviation Pilots is located. The center includes the 696th instructors’ helicopters testing regiment. The regiment conducts the testing of all current models and modifications of Russian military helicopters.
Since 1989 there is a helicopter museum on the territory of the center. The unique collection of the museum has 14 machines representing the history of the helicopters in the USSR. Photos by Denis Mokrushin.
Mi-1. The first Soviet helicopter constructed in 1948. It was used for training in flight schools until the mid-1970s.
The source of the Volga is a monument of nature, unique natural object located in Ostashkov area of Tver oblast in the village Volgoverkhovye about 68 km from Ostashkov town.
The village itself is very small, most houses are abandoned. It is prohibited to drive the car on the territory of the village. Next to the Source you can buy souvenirs, though usually there are not a lot of vendors, as well as tourists. Photos by Alexander Lipilin.
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The Church of the Transfiguration located in the village of Krasnoye (Staritskiy district, Tverskaya oblast) is one of the rarest in the region pseudo-Gothic buildings of the 18th century.
Not a long time ago from the historical point of view the following churches located in Tver oblast of Russia were full of people from the surrounding areas. And here are the scenic pictures of what we have today captured by Frantsouzov Denis (all photos are clickable).
One of the main attractions of small town of Kalyazin, located in Tverskaya oblast of Russia, is the flooded bell tower of Nikolsky cathedral (1800). Here are several views of the bell tower during winter time. The photos were captured by shtish.
The following monastery called Voznesensky-Orshin is located on the left bank of Volga river in the village of Orsha about 20 km from Tver city.
You can take horseback rides and trips near Staritsa village of Tver oblast, between Moscow and Saint-Petersburg (authentic, free aged horse manure). You will have famous Russian dacha experience, rafting, caving, banya etc.
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