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Tambov Oblast

TAMBOV – ТАМБОВ

Tambov is an old Russian town founded in 1636 as a fortress to protect the Russian state from raid by Crimean Tatars and nomadic tribes from southern steppes. The modern Tambov is a green, clean, photogenic city with plenty of colorful churches, monuments and promenades. The population of Tambov amounts to about 300,000 people.

The 1690 Ascension Monastery.

The 1670 Kazansky Monastery.

The 1783 Transfiguration Cathedral.

The drama theatre.

The local history museum.

Sergey Rakhmaninov - the world famous piano player.

Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya - hero of WWII.

Some streetscapes of Tambov.


 

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