Pskov Krom

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The Krom (or Kremlin) in Pskov, with the Velikaya River in the foreground and the Trinity Cathedral in the background
Aerial view

The Pskov Krom (or Pskov Kremlin) (Russian: Псковский Кром) is an ancient citadel in Pskov, Russia. In the central part of the city, the Krom is located at the junction of the Velikaya River and smaller Pskova river.[1][2] The citadel is of medieval origin, with the surrounding walls constructed starting in the late 15th century.[3]

Pskov Kremlin on a definitive stamp of Russia.

The Krom was the administrative and spiritual centre of the Pskov Republic in the 15th century.

In 2010, two of the towers of the Krom (the Vlasyevskaya, which dates to the 15th or 16th century, and the Rybnitskaya, which dates to 13th or 14th) were damaged in a fire.[4][5]


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Coordinates: 57°49′17″N 28°19′46″E / 57.82139°N 28.32944°E / 57.82139; 28.32944