Overland Travel South, Central, North America, Europe, Russia.
Russia, city Kalyazin located on the Volga River, 190 km from Moscow.
In 1466 on the way to India, visited the monastery in Tver merchant Afanasy Nikitin. In XVIII-XIX centuries Kalyazin is a significant trading center, twice-yearly fairs were held.
In 1939-1940, part of the territory of the old town, including all the main historical and architectural monuments, was flooded during the construction of the Uglich hydroelectric power station.