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PSKOV - RUSSIA

 
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  This is a summary table of the photographs taken at Pskov in 1993  
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The city wall on the nortwest corner along the river enclosing the narrow - triangular point north of the kremlin, and part of city wall across the Pskovaya River. View from inside the kremlin.

 
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The Great Tower in the kremlin wall on the city side.

 
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Corner tower of the kremlin from inside kremlin. Wall to the left is between the kremlin and city. The tower is on the river side. In the forground are foundations and covers over continuing archeological surveys.

 
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The entrance gate into the kremlin from the oldest part of the city has been reconstructed and repaired.

 
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Tower where the Polish main attack was centered. This tower anchors the southern city wall to the river. View from inside city. Wall to right is along the river.

 
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The sword of Dovmont hangs on the outside of the kremlin wall next to the entrance gate and passage.

 
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A children's park downtown among the medieval churches.

 
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One of many medieval churches outside the kremlin but in the old part of town.

 
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The massive kremlin wall on the interior city side with the sword of Dovmont in view. The cathedral looms over the wall.

 
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A medival church in the old section of Pskov.

 
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Inside the kremlin - the wall along the river and the northern corner tower.

 
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View looking up at the northern wall of the kremlin from just outside.

 
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View through the passageway of the kremlin gate.

 
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Our group approaching the kremlin northwest corner tower.

 
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Closeup view of corner tower.

 
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Cathedral of the Holy Trinity founded in 1138 but rebuilt between 1691 and 1699. It consists of an unheated upper summer church and a lower, heated winter church.

 
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View of the zakhab - curved entrance passageway inside the kremlin gate looking toward the cathedral.

 
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The Holy Trinity Cathedral behind the trees.

 
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The corner tower in the medieval city fortress wall.

 
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Corner tower in the kremlin.

 
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View from the northwest tower of the kremlin over the small section of the city outside the kremlin between it and the river plus over the section of the city beyond the river. Note that the city wall continues around that far section.

 
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Tower of the Pskov kremlin.

 
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The Cathedral on a dark and snowy winter day in December 1991 during which the sun didn't appear.

 
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The Pskov athedral as viewed from across the river, with the kremlin wall in front. Such cathedrals in the middle ages were visible for many miles around.

 
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View of the northern section of Pskov with city wall from across the river.

 
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One of the medieval churches in downtown Pskov

 
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A monastery fortress across the river from Pskov

 
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Tourists visiting the Pskov kremlin - an active archeological site is in front of the curtain wall.

 
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View of the Pskov kremlin from the bridge in late afternoon sun.

 
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View of Pskov kremlin curtain wall from underneath an overhanging roof

 
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View of the Pskov kremlin and cathedral from across the river.

 
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A rural home between Pskov and Ivangorod

 
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A rural home between Pskov and Ivangorod

 
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A rural home between Pskov and Ivangorod.

 

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