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Псков, часть внешних городских укреплений: Гремячая Башня (1525) и церковь Косьмы и Дамиана (1540).
In year 1525 Great Prince Vasiliy III ordered to build a new tower on Gremyachaya (Thunder) hill in city of Pskov. This tower, named Thunder-Tower, was an inmportant part of defencive walls of the city, that was at this time most fortified place in Europe. Tower is 20 meters high, and now, when the wall is partly gone, stands lonely on a shore of the river. Church nearby is a church of Kozma and Damian and built in 1540.

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