Vologodskaya Oblast' Travel Guide

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Goritsy

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Vologda

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Kirillov

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Cherepovets

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Vytegra

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Ferapontovo

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Lipin Bor

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Goritsy

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  • St Kirill musuem

    Goritsy Things to Do

    We went to visit the litlle museum on the premises depicting what the Russian homes lookes like inside in the country side. It was a very interesting tour, with the stove burning and the lady was busy making soup (for the monks), the lovely old furniture that is handmade in the village, the dolls the children were playing with and so many other...

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  • Outside the monestery

    Goritsy Things to Do

    Do yourself a favour and go outside the monestery to the lake side. It is a wonderfull view and you can see some homes closeby. A real treat with the old and new next to one another living in harmony.

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  • The two cathedrals

    Goritsy Things to Do

    Ivan the Great's son Vasily 111 sponsored the construction of these two cathedrals - The Archangel Gabriel Cathedral and the church of St John the Precusor. These are still working churches and we were lucky to witness mass in one of them, not sure which one it was

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Vologda

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Kirillov

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  • Lake Siverskoe

    Kirillov Things to Do

    Kirillov stays at the banks of the small lake - Siverskoe.Fantastic view on the Kremlin opens from the opposit lakeside. It longs to catch up a camera!

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  • Coat of arms of Kirillov

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    The modern coat of arms is base on historic coat of arms approved in 1781: "Upper part is coat of arms of Novgorod. Lower part is a "klepalo" on a tripod, ancient tool which was used instead of bells, and two iron hammers with it. It is put into white field as symbol of ancient and well-known monastery in the town."Modern coat of arms differs only...

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  • Holly Gates

    Kirillov Things to Do

    One can not miss wonderfull frescos at the Holly Gates of XVI-XVIII cc..Holly Gates is an entrance to the central part of the monastery. Building includes not only gates but Fiscal Chamber and the Church of Ioann Lestvichnik (John the Staircaser).

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