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Stepan Razin Embankment (Набережная Степана Разина) (Tver)

 Stepan Razin Embankment Tver

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Description of the Embankment of Stepan Razin

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. Yurmanov.

House #3 Tver branch of Judicial branch of the government

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. Nazarin.

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Hotels, motels and where to sleep

 

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Interesting information and useful tips

 

 

 

 

 

 

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