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Klin

Klin

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transportation

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

Interesting information and useful tips

 

Description of Klin

Klin - a city of regional subordination in the Moscow region, the administrative center of the city district Klin. It is a town of military prowess. Population - 79,168 people. (2018).

 

 

 

Travel Destinations in Klin

Tourist Information Center, Sovetskaya Square, Torgovie Ryady (Shopping raws) (in the premises of the Klin Merchant Exhibition, in the center of the Torgovie Ryady, near the entrance arch). klinmo@yandex.ru ☎ +7 (49624) 2-63-91. Visitors can book themed tours of Klin, as well as view photographs and posters of the 19th century on the theme “Merchant Wedge".

 

Sovetskaya (Soviet) or Sobornaya (Cathedral) Square
The historical center of the city is the Soviet (former Cathedral) Square, on which several objects are worth seeing.

Shopping arcades of the 19th century.
Trinity Cathedral, Sovetskaya Square, 18. ☎ +7 (49624) 2-37-41. In Soviet times, the building of the cathedral was used as a public dining room and a house of culture, because of which the cathedral reached our days in a heavily rebuilt form. The cathedral complex also includes the bell tower and the Resurrection Church, located literally a few meters from the Trinity Cathedral.
The house of the merchant Mikhailov (House with a clock), Lenin Street, 1. In tsarist time, a house and a tea house were located in the house. The turret with the clock was installed after the revolution, in 1924, as a symbol of the new time.
Post Office, Sovetskaya Square, 1.
Pharmacy, Sovetskaya Square, 11/1.
Women's High School, Papivin Street, 1/20.

Around Sovetskaya square
In walking distance from the Sovetskaya Square are located:
Assumption Church, street Papivin, 16A.
Church of St. Tikhon, Silent Street, 7. hram@svt-tikhon.ru ☎ +7 (49624) 3-29-67.

 

Demyanovo
At a distance from the center is the estate Demyanovo, who has seen many famous people in his lifetime. The manor received a visit of Queen Catherine II with her eldest grandson, the future Emperor Alexander I. In honor of this event, a granite column with a statue of Minerva was installed, which has not been preserved to this day. A.S. Pushkin this village twice. In 1883, the decaying estate was bought by lawyer V.I. Taneyev, brother of the composer S.I. Taneyev. From this time on, the manor receives a second life and becomes a cultural center. Guests at V.I. Taneyev estate were P.I. Tchaikovsky, A.M. Vasnetsov, K.A. Timiryazev, the Gnesin sisters. On foot, it is best to get to the estate through the city park “Sestroretsky” along three pedestrian bridges across the Sestra River. Only the church of the buildings on the estate was completely renovated.

Assumption Church in Demyanovo. ☎ +7 (49624) 5-80-27. Built in 1746 on the site of burnt wood. In the adjoining cemetery, the brothers of famous Russian composer Petr, Ippolit and Modest Tchaikovsky are buried. Here last owner of the estate Demyanovo V.I. Taneyev is also buried, as well as their family members.
The ruins of the main manor house. It takes a lot of imagination to imagine how a two-storey spacious house in the style of early classicism looked like in its best years.

Museums
Tchaikovsky Museum-Reserve, Tchaikovsky Street, 48. gdmch@mail.ru ☎ +7 (49624) 5-81-96, +7 (49624) 2-10-50. 10:00 - 18:00, ticket office until 17:00, weekends: Wednesday and Thursday. 250 rubles.
Klin Museum of Local History, Gagarin Street, 37/1 (entrance at the corner of the house, from Gagarin Street). ☎ +7 (49624) 2-63-91, +7 (49624) 2-81-69. Wed – Sun 10:00 - 17:00, weekends: Monday, Tuesday. 70 rubles.
Museum of Christmas Toys "Klinskoe Compound", Staroyamskaya Street, 4 (entrance from the courtyard through the gate). info@klinvk.ru ☎ +7 (49624) 2-40-34. Tue – Sun 09:00 - 17:30, ticket office until 16:00, closed: Monday. 320 rubles.
House-Museum A.P. Gaidar, Gaidar Street, 17. ☎ +7 (49624) 2-42-15. Wed – Sun 10:00 - 17:00, weekends: Monday, Tuesday. 70 rubles.

 

 

History of Klin

Klin has been known since 1317. In 1482, it was incorporated into the Grand Duchy of Moscow with the rest of the Principality of Tver. Town status was granted in 1781.

Klin was taken by the Germans briefly during the Battle of Moscow in 1941. The German occupation lasted from November 23 to December 15, 1941. A short time later, on December 19, the British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden and the Soviet ambassador to Great Britain Ivan Maysky visited the town with more than twenty correspondents during Eden's first diplomatic mission to Moscow.

 

 

 


 

Transportation

Get in

By plane
The nearest airport to Klin is Sheremetyevo. You can get in transit through Moscow

By train
Suburban trains from Moscow, from the Leningrad station, stop at Klin. In the opposite direction, commuter trains start in Tver. The most comfortable and fastest way to get to Klin from Moscow or from Tver is by the suburban train “Lastochka”, which runs once an hour in each direction. Travel time on the “Lastochka” from Moscow is a little less than an hour. Tickets are sold at suburban ticket offices without a fixed seat. The usual train to get from Moscow is much longer - one hour and forty minutes, but the ticket is cheaper and trains are sent more often than the Swallows.

1 Station Klin. Suburban ticket offices are located separately from the station near the stairs to the pedestrian bridge across the road. The station building, located between the railways, is of particular historical interest, since it was built according to the design of the architect K. A. Ton in the middle of the 19th century. There are cash registers and a toilet. In the same place, between the tracks, near the descent from the pedestrian bridge, passengers are met by a bust of P. I. Tchaikovsky.


By car
On the Leningradskoye M10 highway, the 86th kilometer from Moscow. Klin is also located on the Moscow Regional Ring Road A108. At 15 kilometers to the east it crosses the toll road M11.

By bus
2 Klin Bus Station, st. Karl Marx, d. 1. ☎ +7 (49624) 21237. 05: 00—22: 00.

Intercity bus routes:
437 Moscow (m. River Station) - Klin

Transportation around the city
The internal transport network of Klina is represented by buses and route taxis.

 

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

 

 

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