What to do and see in Pskov, Pskov Oblast: The Best Places and Tips

Pskov is brimming with charming little churches and other remnants of its medieval history. Walk around the town and you can still see much of the original 13th century walls that once encircled and protected the inhabitants. Don't miss the Trinity Cathedral. Just outside of town are several monasteries and a house that belonged to the famous writer Pushkin

1. Pskov Kreml/ Krom

Ulitsa Kreml', Pskov 180000, Russia Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4.5 based on 887 reviews

Pskov Kreml/ Krom

Reviewed By dgjohansson - Ronneby, SwedenRonneby, Sweden

Can't miss it

This is the sight in town so it should be on your list of what to see if you visit Pskov. Free entrance and few signs in English. A guide is recommended to get the most out of the visit, however, it is still a place which is nice to wander around even wit

2. Monument In Memory of the Ledovoye Battle

| Sokolikha Mountain, Pskov, Russia Sights & Landmarks, Monuments & Statues, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4.5 based on 281 reviews

Monument In Memory of the Ledovoye Battle

Reviewed By Miki_Riga - Riga, LatviaRiga, Latvia

Huge monument honored to Alexander Nevsky

This is really huge monument honored Alexander Nevsky and the warriors. The monument itself is located in suburbans, but because of its size it is possible to see it from far away. You can walk all around the monument with the camera in your hands, access

3. Holy Transfiguration Mirozh Monastery

Mirozhskaya Emb., 2, Pskov 180002, Russia Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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4.5 based on 202 reviews

Holy Transfiguration Mirozh Monastery

Reviewed By 475vladimirm - Dubai, United Arab EmiratesDubai, United Arab Emirates

Fantastic mural painting!

Mirozhsky monastery is one of the most ancient monuments of architecture, ancient Russian monumental painting and culture of Pskov. The first chronicle mention of the monastery dates back to the mid-twelfth century. The First and Fourth Novgorod Chronicle

4. Pogankin Chambers

ul. Nekrasova, 7, Pskov 180000, Russia Museums, Specialty Museums
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4.5 based on 197 reviews

Pogankin Chambers

Reviewed By Kalistrat - Tulsa, OklahomaTulsa, Oklahoma

A museum with some unique pieces

A very old building of a local nobleman that has been restored and turned into a local museum, Pogankin Chambers offers an interesting glimpse into the history of Pskov, and displays an interesting collection of historic items, which are definitely worth

5. Trinity Cathedral

Kremlin, 2/1, Pskov 180000, Russia Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
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5 based on 359 reviews

Trinity Cathedral

Reviewed By RichardN121 - Johannesburg, South AfricaJohannesburg, South Africa

Great example of Pskov church architecture

We were lucky to have Anna Bogdanova as our guide (message me if you want her details) who was incredibly passionate about her town and its many churches. She had a deep understanding of Russian Orthodox religion and explained the meanings of all of the i

6. Monument Pskov paratroopers (Dome)

Leningradskoe hwy | village Cherekha, Pskov, Russia Sights & Landmarks, Monuments & Statues, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Monument Pskov paratroopers (Dome)

Reviewed By Chris L - Pskov, RussiaPskov, Russia

Of little interest,unless for military.

There are actually 2 Para monuments,both of little interest. Pskov,being near to the Baltic,belurus borders does have a lot of military,Army and Aero bases. Always a lot of activity,im not sure of the total but its in excess of 30,000 paras,military troop

7. Olginskaya Chapel And Viewing Point

Olginskaya Embankment, 4A, Pskov 180007, Russia Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Lookouts, Scenic Walking Areas, Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches & Cathedrals More
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Olginskaya Chapel And Viewing Point

Reviewed By Chris L - Pskov, RussiaPskov, Russia

Great views

Its a tiny chapel,really tiny,situated 20 feet above the Vilikie River,with great views across to the Krom and the walls. Very popular with wedding couples for lovely photos,and there are many padlocks on the railings surrounding the viewpoint,left by new

8. Pokrova and Rozhdestva ot Proloma Church

Sverdlova St, 1, Pskov 180000, Russia Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals
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Pokrova and Rozhdestva ot Proloma Church

Reviewed By 475vladimirm - Dubai, United Arab EmiratesDubai, United Arab Emirates

Wonderful place!

The glorious pages of the history of our Fatherland are connected with the Church of the Intercession and Nativity of the Mother of God: the victory over the troops of Stephen Batory in 1581. In honor of this event, the Church of the Nativity was built by

9. Pskov State Integrated Historical and Architectural and Art Museum Reserve

Nekrasova St., 7, Pskov 180000, Russia Museums, Art Museums
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4.5 based on 49 reviews

Pskov State Integrated Historical and Architectural and Art Museum Reserve

Reviewed By ploeb1 - Bristol, United KingdomBristol, United Kingdom

interesting enough to kill a couple of hours

I paid 300Rbl for Fser (everything). This got me access to a room full of second world war objects and information related especially to the Pskov experience, plus various galleries with portraits, landscapes etc, and a second building containing older ob

10. Gremyachaya Tower

Gremyachaya St., Pskov, Russia Sights & Landmarks, Ancient Ruins, Points of Interest & Landmarks, Historic Walking Areas, Mysterious Sites, Architectural Buildings More
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Gremyachaya Tower

Reviewed By ErrandVega - Pskov, RussiaPskov, Russia

Great Tower but it's dangerous to be here.

Yes, it is the Monument of Defence, it is magnificent, BUT it is half destroyed, dirty and looks ugly now. It should be restored.Warning! If you go here be very carefull.

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