Old Smolensk road

Old Smolensk road, section from Smolensk to Vyazma.

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Old Smolensk Road is dotted with black and white striped sign-posts commemorating battles with Napoleon's Grande Armee from 1812.

Old Smolensk road, a memorial sign in honor of the battle with the Grande Armee of Napoleon in 1812.

The old Smolensk Road is dotted with black and white striped sign-posts commemorating battles with Napoleon’s Grande Armee from 1812 and, with more recent silver-painted war memorials, commemorating those who fought against the Germans during the Great Patriotic War.

Old Smolensk road, a monument dedicated to the memory of those who fought against the Germans during World War II.

Old Smolensk road, a monument dedicated to the memory of those who fought against the Germans during World War II.
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“Old Smolensk Road” Smolensky tract – historical road to Smolensk and Moscow regions, linked the Moscow Kremlin and the Smolensk fortress. On the site – Smolensk Kardymovo – Dorogobuzh – Vyazma the same as the P134 road, after Vyazma roads diverge, R-134 – to the north in the direction of Zubtsova, Old Smolensk – east towards Mozhaisk. Another remnant of the old Smolensk tract in the Moscow region is the highway A100 “Mozhayskoe”.

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Smolensk is a city and the administrative center of Smolensk Oblast, Russia, located on the Dnieper River, 360 kilometers west-southwest of Moscow.

Smolensk is among the oldest Russian cities. The first recorded mention of the city was 863 AD, two years after the founding of Kievan Rus’.

Smolensk is a city and the administrative center of Smolensk Oblast, Russia, located on the Dnieper River, 360 kilometers west-southwest of Moscow.

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The River Dnepr is one of the major rivers of Europe, rising near Smolensk, Russia and flowing through Russia, Belarus and Ukraine to the Black Sea.

Old Smolensk road bridge across the Dnepr River.

The River Dnepr is one of the major rivers of Europe, rising near Smolensk, Russia and flowing through Russia, Belarus and Ukraine to the Black Sea.

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Vyazma was first mentioned in a chronicle under the year of 1230.

Vyazma was first mentioned in a chronicle under the year of 1230.

Vyazma is a town and the administrative center of Vyazemsky District in Smolensk Oblast, Russia, located on the Vyazma River, about halfway between Smolensk, the administrative center of the oblast, and Mozhaysk.

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