Pushkinskie Gory

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Pushkinskie Gory


an urban-type settlement and the administrative center of Pushkinskie Gory Raion, Pskov Oblast, RSFSR. It is located 57 km southeast of the Ostrov railroad station, on the Pskov-Rēzekne line, and 112 km from Pskov. Industries include a flax-processing plant, a butter factory, and a brickyard. The settlement has tourist facilities.

In the settlement is the former Sviatogorsk Monastery, where A. S. Pushkin is buried. Pushkin’s tomb is located along the altar wall of the monastery’s Uspenskii Cathedral.


Bozyrev, V. S. Po Pushkinskomu zapovedniku. Moscow, 1974.
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