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Klin is a fairly typical city in the Moscow Region and its biggest attraction for tourists is the country estate of the great composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky which is now a museum in his honour. The city can easily be visited as a day trip from Moscow.

Basic facts
Name in Russian
City and administrative centre of the Klin District of the Moscow Region
On the River Sestra
90km north-west of Moscow
Time Zone
Moscow Time
79,461 people (2014)
First Mentioned
City Day
Last Weekend in September
Official Website

Top recommendations in Klin

  • Pyotr Tchaikovsky House-Museum

    Visit the Tchaikovsky House-Museum, walk around its beautiful grounds and the house where the great composer spent the last years of his life.

  • Dormition Cathedral

    Have a look at the pretty Dormition Cathedral which was once part of a monastery and is the oldest religious building in Klin.

  • Sovetskaya Ploschad

    Sovetskaya Ploschad

    Go to Sovetskaya Ploschad (Soviet Square), the city's main square, and look at the Trinity Cathedral, Resurrection of Christ Church and a monument to Pyotr Tchaikovsky.