A café and craft workshops will open in the house of a Pskov nobleman

A café, workshops and a souvenir shop will be opened in the house of the nobleman Bekleshov in Pskov 1812, a cafe, a souvenir shop and craft workshops will be opened. Director of the city tourist information center Andrey Polyakov spoke about this in an interview with AiF-Pskov.

Polyakov noted that the workshops are leased for as long as the master needs. As for souvenir shops, local goods are preferred over imported ones.

In addition, in January 2022, the Children's Art School will visit the Bekleshov house. School students are ready to make souvenirs for tourists. For example, at the master class, travelers with their own hands will be able to make prints depicting the city.

The director of the information center clarified that earlier three Pskov governors lived in the mansion. Later it housed a gymnasium, during the First World War – the headquarters of the Northern Front. The building will soon have information plates, which are now being prepared by students of Pskov State University.

The residential building at 4 Georgievskaya Street was founded at the end of the 18th century. Having bought the mansion, Bekleshov built on a wooden residential floor, leaving medieval basements in the basement. The facades of the building were designed in the style of late classicism. Despite the fact that the original appearance of the house changed many times, over time it became part of the coastal landscape of the Velikaya River. The mansion began to be depicted on postcards and lithographs.



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