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.

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1. Башня Веселуха

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

The funny tower is the angular sixteen -sided tower of the Smolensk fortress wall. Located on the crest of the hill, east of house number 3 on Timiryazev Street. The nearest towers were from the south of Pozdnyakov Tower, and from the north-west-the Stephen Tower that had not been preserved to this day. Between the towers of the merry and the Nikolsky gate is the largest fragment of the old fortress wall.

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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.

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3. Защитникам Смоленска 1812 года

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August 4-5, 1812 Smolensk Defender Monument is one of the landmark buildings in Smolensk, which immortalizes people's memory of the Battle of Smolensk in 1812. It is officially named "Smolensk Defender Monument on August 4-5, 1812". It is located in the Lopatinsky Gardens, familiar to every Smolyanin. The author of the project is Antonio Adamini.

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4. Памятник Глинке

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Glinka Monument is the first monument in the world to commemorate composer M. I. Glinka and is one of the landmarks of Smolensk. It is located in Boulogne Park, opposite the Philharmonic Orchestra Building. The sculptor was A. R. von Bock (1829-1895). The fence was built according to the design of Academician I. S. Bogomolov.

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5. Красная башня

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Красная башня НеизвестенUnknown author / Public domain

The Kostyrevskaya tower is one of the towers of the Smolensk fortress wall, not to this day in its original form has not been preserved, in 1837 a building was built, architecturally stylized under the tower of the original wall, preserved to this day.

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6. Башня Донец

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Башня Донец Rusu Lokys / Public domain

Donets Tower is one of the towers in the Smolensk Fortress Wall, built by architect Fyodor Koren. The name comes from the constellation Sagittarius, which was stationed in it, with many immigrants from the Don Cossacks.

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7. Пятницкая башня

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Pyatnitskaya Tower is one of the towers of the Smolensk fortress wall. To our days in its original form has not been preserved, in its place a new building has been built, which is located on Studenta Street.

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8. Авраамиев монастырь

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

Spaso-Preobrazhensky Avraamiev Monastery is a monastery in the Russian Orthodox Smolensk parish and is one of the oldest monasteries in Smolensk. Almost all buildings can be traced back to the 18th century.

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