Embankment of Stepan Razin is situated on the right
bank of Volga river in the historic center of Tver. It is situated
between Volny Novgorod (Free Novgorod) street and Svobodny pereulok
(Freedom street). It consists of several buildings, most of which
date back to the 18th and 19th centuries. Several buildings were
constructed during Stalin's period. The design of embankment belongs
to city architect P.R. Nikitin. Embankment was named after
famous Russian rebel Stepan Razin who headed one of the largest
rebellions against Moscow tsars and rich land owners in the middle
of the 17th century.
House #1- Theater "Zvezda". Constructed in 1930's by
architecct V.P. Kalmykov
House #2- Hotel of Military Academy of G.K. Zhukov.
Constructed for voroschilovsky strelki (Voroshilov's shooters
or simply sharpshooters). Constructed in 1936 by architect I.S.
House #3 Tver branch of Judicial branch of the
House #4 House of tsar's civil official I.M. Panov
House #5 Former house of Tver's mayor A.F. Golovinsky
that lived here in 1843- 71.
House #23 Paediatrics Tver Oblast Hospital. Former
women's school that was built in 1889- 1900 by architect V.I.