Travel Snapshots: Volokolamsk, the Moscow region’s oldest city

At the end of the 19th century, a carved fence replaced the fortress walls. A small decorative bridge was built on the ramparts and remains intact to this day.

At the end of the 19th century, a carved fence replaced the fortress walls. A small decorative bridge was built on the ramparts and remains intact to this day.

Nikolay Korolyoff
100 kilometers to the northwest of Moscow, at the mouth of the Gorodnya River which feeds into the Lama River, lies the city of Volokolamsk, the first mention of the city came in 1135 in the Laurentian Chronicle
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