5 architectural attractions in Tomsk

5 architectural attractions in Tomsk

One of the most visited historical and architectural monuments of the city of Tomsk is the Atashev Palace. It was built in 1821. The residents of the region known the building it as the Tashev Palace. On the Krasnoarmeyskaya Street, at number 71 in city center of Tomsk is a wooden mansion built in German style, called the Russian-German House. You can also visit two interesting houses in the historic center of the city of Tomsk, the Dragon House and the Peacock House. In the center of Tom... [ read more ]

Tourist guide to Tomsk

Tourist guide to Tomsk

On the River of Tom, at the south west of the town Seversk, lies one of the oldest towns in Siberia, Tomsk. It dates back from 1604 and was declared a city by the Tsar of Russia at the time, Boris Godunov. In 1600, Russia was going through a tough time, being really engaged in a major conflict with the Tartars. The Tsar decided to build a fortress on the river Tom. The fort was located on the place that is known today as the Resurrection Hill. So he sent Pisemsky Gavriil and Vasile Tyrkov... [ read more ]