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Sunset on Tverca River

Place near Vydropuzhsk

Vydropuzhsk - Spirovska village in the area of the Tver region, located on the river Tvertse. Through the village passes trail M10 (E105) Moscow - St. Petersburg. There is village on the road between the two capitals.

Well-known version of the origin of the name of settlement, which Vydropuzhsk previously called Vydropusskom - hence the version that the so-called place freely lived otters(vydra - russian).

Through the village the river Tvertsa. Interestingly, in the village, through which spill over three bridges: the high piles M10 motorway bridge, and - on the left and right of that - two small road bridge.

The settlement is the church of Smolensk (Vydropusskoy) icons of Mother of God.

According to one version Vydropuzhsk was named in the words spoken by Catherine the Great, who saw a drunken coachman «Vydrat Pushcha»(beat rod)

. According to some sources, he built on public money for the groom by Alexander the First, retired.

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Copyright: Dmitriy Krasko
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 17852x8926
Taken: 31/05/2009
Uploaded: 04/06/2009
Updated: 01/03/2015


Tags: russian; russian rivers; tver; sunset; nature
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