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ISBORSK FORTRESS

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Diagram showing the plan of the Isborsk fortress. The sign indicates that the fortress as it exists now ( in ruin) was built in 1330. At number 1 is a church that now has a small local museum by it. It is an archeological monument of ancient Russian defensive construction. It was repaired and modernized often into the XIV -XVI centuries. It was the western outpost of the Russian lands and outpost of Pskov.
1 - Church of Sergius Nikandar - museum
2 - Chruch of Nikoali XIV - XIX centuries
3 - monument to the heros of defense of 1657
4 - Chapel Korsunski XX century
5 - Bell tower
6 - Veche square
7 - Lukov tower XIV century - rebuilt XVI century
8 - Vishka tower - XIV
9 - Ryabinovka tower - XIV - XV
10 - Temrushka tower - lower gate XIV
11 - west gate
12 - Georgyevski tower - XIV - XIX
`13 - Nikol'ski zakhab - a barbican
14 - Talavski zakhab - a barbican
15 - Talavski tower - XIV -XVI
16 - Tainik - underground passage for exit and to water supply (it was discovered by Livonians and blocked in 1341 siege)
17 - courtyard

     

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