Interesting historical sights of Penza
In the southeast side of Moscow on the Sura River inPrivolzhsky region is an attractive city of Penza. It has a rich history, which is reflected in the sights of this locality. It is better to start acquaintance with Penza from the central street of Moscow. It is she who gives an idea of the architecture of the old city. Looking at the sights of Penza on this street, you should pay attention to the Meat passage, the building of which was built in 1897. It has six beautiful brick tents and figured masonry.
Sights of Penza can be seen insquare in the Moscow street. Here there is a light and music fountain and regularly working cuckoo clocks. In general, all the buildings of this street were built in the 17th century, almost simultaneously with the appearance of the city. No less interesting building can be seen on the street Belinsky - the building, where once housed the treasury and governor's government. Next to it stands a yellow house, on which weighs a memorial plaque in memory of the little Misha Lermontov, who was here with his grandmother.
Penza's attractions includeList and a number of religious buildings, popular with tourists. On the street of Kirov stands the Trinity nunnery, which is due to its appearance to thirty women who want to organize a monastery for themselves. Originally it was located in the manor, which was given to them by the priest of the Christmas Church Peter Ivanov. And only in time the territory of the monastery expanded. In the city there are a number of other religious buildings, among which the oldest building of the Church of the Transfiguration of the Lord, located in Gogol Street.
There are similar places of interest in PenzaChkalov Street. This is the Church of the Intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, whose building was built in the style of Russian Baroque. If you go to Vodopyanova Street, then you can see the Church of St. Mitrofan Bishop of Voronezh. And on Zakharova stands the Assumption Cathedral. Its building was built in the Russian-Byzantine style. In Penza, preserved and the only wooden church - the church of St. Nicholas, located on the street Konnozavodskaya. It is recommended to see the Cathedral Mosque, which stands on Bakunin Street.
But this is not all the interesting places thatPenza is famous. The sights, the photos of which are presented here - this is only a small fraction of what can be seen by visiting the city. After all, in addition to architectural structures, there are still many different sculptures. So, having risen on the Kremlin hill, you can see the monument to the First Settler.
Considering the most interesting places thatfamous for Penza, the sights of the city can be supplemented with all kinds of museums, each of which is attractive in its own way. It is impossible not to recall the Central Park named after Belinsky, which is a unique monument of nature. It will be interesting to visit the Penza Regional Art Gallery, a collection of which consists of works of the 17-19 centuries. In the end, you can visit the circus or zoo of the city.