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Torzhok: Ancient Crossroads

Authors: Irina Dakhnovskaya Lawton and Irina Savelieva

May/June 2008
Page 28   ( 8 pages)

Summary: This ancient river town long stood at the crossroads of Russian commerce and travel. It may even have once saved Rus' from the Horde. Today, it has a more modest goal: reclaiming its heritage and becoming a thriving tourist destination.

This article appeared in the May/June 2008 issue of Russian Life. The text of this article is not available online. Follow the link to the full issue listing to see if the back issue is available through our webstore.

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