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Unusual places of Tver
Tver is the center of a large region and one of the oldest cities in Central Russia. In the history of Ancient Russia, Tver, being the capital of a powerful principality, played no less a role than Moscow: the power-loving and cunning local princes, rivals of Moscow, repeatedly tried to subjugate the vast East Slavic lands. Several times the Tver rulers were one step away from defeating Moscow and declaring their capital the main city of Russia; only in 1485, after the accomplishment of the Tatar-Mongolian yoke, did the strong Muscovite state finally swallow Tver.
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Little known but interesting places in St. Petersburg
This city is not for nothing called the cultural capital. There are a lot of attractions, including the world famous. But our selection will be devoted to places unknown to many of Petersburgers born nevertheless, but, nevertheless, very attractive and interesting for review.
This building was built for many years during the reign of Alexander II. He was commissioned in 1893. On the project worked 4 of the most venerable architect of the time.
Garden Lopukhins with Gromov’s dacha. Continue reading