Novgorod region > Staraya Russa
Staraya Russa has been known since the XI century. During Medieval age it
was the fourth Russian city in its importance, after Moscow, Pskov, and Novgorod.
During the war, the city was destroyed by fascists and ancient monuments were
not saved. However, Staraya Russa attracts tourists as balneotherapeutic resort
with mineral springs and sludge dirt. The house museum of F.Dostoyevsky remained