Ermak Travel Guide

 

 

Mtsensk

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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 Mtsensk

Mtsensk is a city in the Oryol region of Russia, the administrative center of which is not included. Being a city of regional importance (since 1963), the municipal district of the city of Mtsensk forms the municipal formation. It is one of the largest cities of the Oryol region, formerly the county town of the Mtsensk district of the Oryol province (1778-1925).

 

For many Russians, the name Mtsensk is associated with Leskov’s work Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk. In our time, Mtsensk has turned into an industrial city. The city has a division into an old, interesting for tourists, city and industrial zone.

 

 

 

Travel Destinations in Mtsensk

Ascension Church (left bank). end of the seventeenth century
Trinity Church, st. Sovetskaya, 56 (right bank). 1777
Vvedenskaya church with a bell tower (left bank). XVII century.
Mtsensk city museum of local lore. GF Solovyov, Turgenev str., 104. ☎ +7 (48646) 2-50-49, +7 (48646) 2-48-70.

 

Farther afield

Museum-Reserve Spasskoye-Lutovinovo. Family estate I.S. Turgenev is located 12 km from Mtsensk.

 

 

 


 

Transportation

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The railway line Moscow-Kharkov-Simferopol passes through the city. From Moscow by train departing from Kursk railway station to Orel, Sevastopol, Nikolaev, Berdyansk, and also by trains from St. Petersburg, Kharkov. Also by train from Orel, Skuratovo or Tula.

By car
Through the city passes the federal highway M2 "Crimea" on which the city can be reached from Moscow, Tula, Orel, Kursk, Oboyan, Belgorod, as well as from cities of Ukraine.

By bus
Route number 503 connects Mtsensk with the Eagle from 6.00 to 21.00 with departure every 15-20 minutes. Tazhke through Mtsensk pass intercity buses that connect Moscow and Kharkov, Orel with Tula, Ryazan and Kaluga, Bryansk and Tula.

Transport
The city has buses and taxis.

 

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

Hotel "Mtsensk", st. Turgenev, d.137. ☎ +7 (48646) 2-50-12.

 

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

 

 

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

 

 

Interesting information and useful tips