Saint Catherine Church on the Volga

Tver is a city in Tver Oblast. It was the capital of the powerful medieval Tver Principality and one-time rival to Moscow as Russia's preeminent power base. The medieval center is long gone, a victim of centuries of fires, Nazis, and general rebuilding, but the downtown area is nonetheless quite attractive, dominated by neoclassical architecture erected during the reign of Catherine the Great.



Soviet Square, downtown

Most of the shopping is concentrated in Trekhsvyatskaya street. Though, many interesting shops can be found around the city.

Shopping Malls & Department Stores


Podwall, the first graffiti shop in Russia. Founded in 1992.

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