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Smolensk Fortress

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Address: Studencheskaya ul., d. 4, Smolensk 214000, Russia
Phone Number: (4812) 381382

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We really enjoyed walking around the fortress and even found great places to take pictures of our four teen children. Amazing back drop and architecture.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 6, 2014
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We really enjoyed walking around the fortress and even found great places to take pictures of our four teen children. Amazing back drop and architecture.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Fortesses of smolensk are great...as they contain so much hiatory. A story of brave soilders who made this city a hero city. City is more than 100 year old.. beauty of its own.

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Riga
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The fortress is surrounding the whole central part of Smolensk and is a must-see. It has survived until now only partly, but still looks very impressive. There is a good museum in Gromovaya Tower. But if you go to the Eastern part towards Oryol (Eagle) Tower, there is a possibility to climb to the fortress and to walk along its... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

This ancient structure have made the strongest impression on me in Smolensk. The huge fortress wall puts you into the atmosphere of ancient old Russian settlements. Wall's restored remains can be found in various places of the city, most of them are in good condition. And in some places (if you ask at the local), you can even get into... More 

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