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Goritsy

Goritsy is a small village on the Sheksna river famous as a home to the dilapidated Resurrection Convent, visible on the shore. At the distance of 7 kms from the village is the town of Kirillov.In its way the town of Kirillov and its environs is a unique territory. It also happened that in the course of all the six centuries of its existence Kirill...Read more

Kizhi

Kizhi Island is a finger of land about 4 miles from top to bottom and about 1 mile across situated about 70 kilometres to the north-east of Petrozavodsk. The island rises gently to a low hillock that is dominated by the two onion-domed churches, encircled by a wooden stockade. On Kizhi Island survived a 17th century 22-domed church built without a...Read more

Mandrogi

A small village of Mandroga is a romantic vision from the past. The village has been recently created by men of enterprise and artistic taste as tourist attractions. You can feel being in a tale and get unforgettable impressions if you visit the village of Verkhniye Mandrogi located at the picturesque bank of the Svir river. The charming landscape...Read more

Moscow

Moscow is the capital of the Russian Federation. Holy Moscow – that was the name of the city for centuries and it has remained the symbolic heart of this vast country. According to a legend mentioned in an old Russian chronicle Moscow was founded by Suzdal’s Prince Yuri Dolgoruky in 1147. In the 14-th century Moscow becomes a center of Great Moscow...Read more

St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is the second largest city of Russia and the largest city in the world located so far to the North. Built in 1703 by Peter the Great St. Petersburg it is situated in the Neva River delta on the Eastern coast of the Gulf of Finland. This city, built on 44 islands formed by the Neva River and 90 more rivers and canals and interconnecte...Read more

Uglich

Moscow is the capital of the Russian Federation. Holy Moscow – that was the name of the city for centuries and it has remained the symbolic heart of this vast country. According to a legend mentioned in an old Russian chronicle Moscow was founded by Suzdal’s Prince Yuri Dolgoruky in 1147. In the 14-th century Moscow becomes a center of Great Moscow...Read more

Yaroslavl

Yaroslav is among the oldest of all Russian provincial cities, that boasts a plethora of dazzling churches and a lovely riverfront. There is a legend about the founding of Yaroslavl. In 1010, Yaroslav the Wise, son of the Kievan Prince Vladimir, took an interest in a trading post at the place where the Kotorosl River enters the Volga. The story goe...Read more