Gremyachaya Tower

Pskov, Russia

Gremyachaya or Gremjatšaja Tower was a defensive keep built by Vasili III of Russia in 1525. The six-storey tower is 20m high and 15m wide.



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Founded: 1525
Category: Castles and fortifications in Russia


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Сергей Ледовой (2 years ago)
The tallest of the city's watchtowers is 22 meters. Together with the church of Cosmas and Demyan, it forms a single composition, from which it smells of the Russian Middle Ages. You can admire the Gremja Tower both from Kuopio Park and in the immediate vicinity. Unfortunately, the architectural monument requires restoration - the tower is crumbling quite actively. In addition to the church, the ruins of a 14th-century bakery have been preserved in relatively good condition nearby. These three attractions could become the dominants of the future park - there is a need for this, now walking in the immediate vicinity of the tower is not very convenient.
Алексей Крайнюков (2 years ago)
A very beautiful majestic place, located on the banks of the river, if you feel the Russian spirit of history, I recommend that you definitely visit!!! It feels like it was built to last. Harsh and beautiful at the same time.
Lana Lv (2 years ago)
Great place with fantastic energy. The tower offers stunning views of the river, park, endless meadows. The tower itself is very interesting, you can climb inside through a small hole, and then go to the cliff. Just be careful, the sand is pouring, the place is dangerous, it’s strange that it’s not fenced anywhere and the guides just talk about it, but it seems they don’t go there themselves.
Арина Коваленко (2 years ago)
A very beautiful place, we approached from the side of the church of Cosmas and Domian. The tower has not yet been restored, but still majestic.
Артемий Кирюшенков (2 years ago)
Unusual for an ancient Russian city, a metal-style tower, which is in a ruined state, but you can even crawl into Tula. Nearby is a very picturesque view of the Pskov River valley.
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