8 Sights in Smolensk, Russia (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Smolensk, Russia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Smolensk, Russia.

List of cities in Russia Sightseeing Tours in Smolensk

1. Башня Веселуха

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Башня Веселуха Сергей Семёнов (User:Stauffenberg) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Veselukha Tower is a corner sixteen-sided tower of the Smolensk fortress wall. It is located on the crest of a hill, east of the house number 3 on Timiryazev Street. The nearest towers were the Pozdnyakova Tower from the south, and the Stefan Tower, which has not survived to this day, from the north-west. Between the towers of Veselukha and the Nikolsky Gate is the largest fragment of the old fortress wall.

Wikipedia: Башня Веселуха (RU)

2. Храм Непорочного Зачатия Пресвятой Девы Марии

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The Immaculate Conception Church is an old Catholic church in the city of Smolensk in Russia. This neo-Gothic building was built from 1884 to 1896 and hosted the Regional Archive of Smolensk. It is in a state of disrepair and is scheduled for complete restoration. It has a large body and remarkable stained glass windows. Religious services are now partial. The number of parishioners is around 9,000.

Wikipedia: Immaculate Conception Church, Smolensk (EN)

3. Защитникам Смоленска 1812 года

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The monument to the defenders of Smolensk on August 4-5, 1812 is one of the sights of Smolensk, immortalizing the memory of the Battle of Smolensk in 1812. Officially, the monument is called as follows: "Monument to the defenders of Smolensk on August 4-5, 1812". It is located in the Lopatinsky Garden and is familiar to every Smolyanin. The author of the project is Antonio Adamini.

Wikipedia: Памятник защитникам Смоленска 1812 года (RU)

4. Памятник Глинке

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Monument Glinka is the world's first monument to the composer M. I. Glinka, one of the sights of Smolensk. Located in Blonier Park, opposite the Philharmonic building. Sculptor - A. R. von Bock (1829-1895). The fence was carried out according to the project of academician I. S. Bogomolov.

Wikipedia: Памятник Глинке (Смоленск) (RU)

5. Красная башня

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Kostyrevskaya Tower is one of the towers of the Smolensk fortress wall, it has not survived to this day in its original form, in 1837 a building was built, architecturally stylized as a tower of the original wall, which has survived to this day.

Wikipedia: Костыревская башня (RU)

6. Пятницкая башня

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The Pyatnitskaya Tower is one of the towers of the Smolensk fortress wall. To this day, it has not been preserved in its original form, a new building has been built in its place, which is located on Studencheskaya Street.

Wikipedia: Пятницкие водяные ворота (RU)

7. Башня Донец

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The Donets Tower is one of the towers of the Smolensk fortress wall, built by the architect Fyodor Kon. The name was received from the archers located in it, among whom there were many natives of the Don Cossacks.

Wikipedia: Башня Донец (RU)

8. Авраамиев монастырь

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Авраамиев монастырь Сергей Семёнов (User:Stauffenberg) / CC BY 3.0

The Spaso-Preobrazhensky Abraham Monastery is a monastery of the Smolensk Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church, one of the oldest monasteries in Smolensk. Almost all the buildings belong to the XVIII century.

Wikipedia: Спасо-Преображенский Авраамиев монастырь (RU)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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