Pskov, one of the oldest Russian cities, was first mentioned in the Laurentian Chronicle in 903.
Ancient churches are the most remarkable part of the architectural heritage of Pskov. The city has unique churches of the 12-15 centuries. The main attraction of Pskov is called «Krom» – a medieval fortress built in the 13 centuries. Inside you can find the Trinity Cathedral. Mikhailovskoe, the family nest of the famous Russian poet Alexander Pushkin, is among the other attractions of Pskov.
Pskov is a city located in the north-western part of European Russia, at the confluence of the Velikaya and the Pskova rivers, the capital of the Pskov region.
The original name of Pskov was «Pleskov» meaning «the town of purling water». Until the 12 centuries, Pskov was part of the Old Russian state. Today, Pskov is an important tourist center of the Pskov region and the north-western Russia.
Located about 730 km of Moscow.
Moscow – Pskov – 1h20m