Gorodets settlement
In the city of Krichev, the first settlements settled on the "Gorodets" –
a settlement located on the banks of the Krichevka river, at the end of 3
millennia BC – in the Neolithic era. In the IX century on the territory of
The Slavic tribes of Radimichi lived in the Krichev region. The settlement
"Gorodets" is the place where during the IX – XI centuries.
the process of forming the city was underway. During the XII-XIII centuries, the center
of the city's life moved from Gorodets to the high right bank
of the Sozh. Today, a part of the site of the settlement with
elements of defensive ramparts and a moat has been preserved.