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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 Клин
Status City and administrative centre of the Klin District of the Moscow Region
Location On the River Sestra
Distance 90km north-west of Moscow
Time Zone Moscow Time
Population 79,461 people (2014)
First Mentioned 1317
City Day Last Weekend in September
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Top recommendations in Klin

  • 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

    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.