Small and Historic Towns in Zabaikalye: Nerchinsk

  • Nikolai Kradin RAACS; Pacific Ocean State University


Basing on his field observations, photofixation and study of archival and literature sources, the author explores the process of formation of historic settlements in the Chita region (now Zabaikalsky Krai). Nerchinsk stands out among other historic towns of Zabaikalye thanks to its history and plenty of historical and architectural monuments, being of interest for historico-architectural science. The author studies the planning and compositional peculiarities of the most significant structures and complexes of the given historical period.


Archive of the Academy of Science, fund 21, inv. 4.

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How to Cite
KRADIN, Nikolai. Small and Historic Towns in Zabaikalye: Nerchinsk. project baikal, Russian Federation, n. 61, p. 80-89, aug. 2019. ISSN 2309-3072. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 05 aug. 2020.