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The Church of the Transfiguration located in the village of Krasnoye (Staritskiy district, Tverskaya oblast) is one of the rarest in the region pseudo-Gothic buildings of the 18th century.

Transfiguration Church, Krasnoye, Tver oblast, Russia view 1

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The Church of Vladimir Icon of Mother of God located in the village of Bykovo (Moskovskaya oblast) was built in 1789. White stone church constructed in Russian Gothic style has no worthy counterparts in the church architecture of Moscow region, and, perhaps, in the church architecture of Russia in general.

By the side of the street on which the church is standing, in the depths of the old park, Bykovo mansion is located. The current building of the estate was built in 1856. The photos were captured by Denis Frantsouzov.

Bykovo estate, Russia view 1

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Holy Trinity Ipatievsky Monastery is Orthodox monastery of the Russian Church. The monastery played significant role in Russian history of 16th and 17th centuries. It was first mentioned in chronicles in 1432.

The monastery is located in Kostroma, at the confluence of Kostroma and Volga rivers. It is situated relatively far from the central part of the city (about 30 minutes walk). Near the monastery there is a bridge across the river offering a good view. The photos were captured by Petr Ushanov.

Ipatievsky monastery, Kostroma, Russia view 1

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Vyborg – historical city of Russia

Vyborg is a city in Russia, administrative center of Vyborg municipal district of Leningrad oblast. The city is located about 120 km from the historic center of St. Petersburg and 27 km from the border with Finland.

Vyborg, founded in the Middle Ages by Swedes, is among the historical cities of Russia. Until 1940 it was the second largest city in Finland. Vyborg has over 300 different monuments: architectural, historical, sculptures, archaeological, landscape art. The photos were captured by Andrey Rumyantsev.

Vyborg city, Russia view 1

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Ancient kremlin of Velikiy Novgorod

A lot of monuments of ancient architecture were preserved in Velikiy Novgorod. The oldest of them is St. Sophia Cathedral, which construction started in 1045.

The cathedral is located inside the Kremlin – the historic center of the city (the present day walls were erected in the 15th century). The photos were captured by Petr Ushanov.

Velikiy Novgorod, Russia kremlin view 1

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Kolomna is a city in the Moscow region of Russia, administrative center of the Kolomna district, a river port.

The city was mentioned in the Laurentian Chronicle in 1177 as an existing, but according to recent excavations the foundation of the city belongs to the years 1140-1160.

Kolomna city, Russia view 1

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Mar/11

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Picturesque streets of Samara

Several impressive views of Samara city streets architecture captured by ctulhuftagn.

Samara, Russia picturesque streets view 1

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Rybinsk city is located in Yaroslavl oblast of Russia and has the population of about 207,000. Rybinsk received its coat of arms, present name and status of the city in 1777. The name can be translated as “The fish city”. Rybinsk is known for the preserved architectural monuments of the late 18th – early 20th century. The following photos of Rybinsk were captured by Maxim Yashin.

Rybinsk city, Russia view 1

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Feb/11

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The historical center of Vladimir city

Vladimir is a part of the Golden Ring of Russia being an acknowledged tourist center. The city is famous for its architectural monuments. And here are the views of the historical center of Vladimir captured by muph (the photos are clickable).

Vladimir city, Russia historical center view 1

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Feb/11

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Ancient Russian town of Uglich

Uglich is one of the towns of famous Russian Golden Ring tourist route located in Yaroslavl oblast. A lot of  monuments of Russian architecture remained in the town. The pictures were captured by Maxim Yashin (the photos are clickable).

Uglich city, Yaroslavl oblast, Russia view 1

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