This gallery is usually housed in Catherine the Great's 1775 Road Palace (which is being very slowly restored), but for now you'll find the collection in a less-imposing business centre just out of the town centre. There's a bit of everything here, from folk art and furniture to 14th-century icons and some impressive Soviet-era paintings.
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1. Church of the White Trinity
Amid a quaint neighbourhood of old wooden houses with carved eaves and window frames, west of the market on ul Bragina, you’ll find Tver’s oldest building…
2. City Garden
On the grounds of what once was Tver’s kremlin, this park has a fun fair (rides from R60) with a Ferris wheel and cafes, and often hosts live concerts on…
3. Church of the Ascension
Situated at the corner of ul Sovetskaya and pr Tverskoy is this pretty church built in 1624.
4. Museum of Tver Life
This museum is split across two adjacent houses: one is set up to display the life of wealthy merchants; the other (across the street in a crumbling…