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Kirillo-Belozersky monastery of Russian Orthodox church was founded in the year of 1397 on the north of Russia near the present town of Kirillov (Vologda oblast). The photos were captured by Polina Dorofeeva.

Vologda oblast, Russia monastery view

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The following photos of abandoned and working churches and cathedrals were captured in the small village of Shkin’ and its surroundings located  in Moskovskaya oblast of Russia. The pictures were taken by neringa_iris (the photos are clickable).

Podmoskovye Russia church view

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The following monastery called Voznesensky-Orshin is located on the left bank of Volga river in the village of Orsha about 20 km from Tver city.

It is one of the most ancient monasteries of Tver oblast first time mentioned in 1567. The pictures of the monastery were captured by macwrangler (the photos are clickable).

Tver oblast, Russia monastery view

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Russia is becoming known not only for numerous churches of the past but for some pieces of modern architecture. The following puppet theater looking like the building from the recent “Alice in Wonderland” movie will be constructed in  Khanty-Mansiysk city (architecture by Midova A.A., art by Shemyakin M.M., all the pictures are clickable).

Khanty-Mansiysk city, Russia puppet theater project view

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Mozhaisk is a city located in Moskovskaya oblast, about 110 km to the west of Moscow city.

The following cathedral was built in 1779-1820 on the territory of Mozhaisk city kremlin. The kremlin itself was lost. The cathedral is one of the main attractions of present day Mozhaisk. The photos were captured by vezde-ezdim.

Mozhaisk city, Russia Nikolsky cathedral view

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The following mansion was constructed in Samara city on the bank of Volga river in 1908-1909 by the local merchant K.P.Golovkin.  The whole idea of the project and all the details belong to the merchant himself. Today the place is also known as “The mansion with elephants”. The photos were captured by golema.

Samara city, Russia mansion with elephants

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Tutaev is a small town with the population of about 40,000 located in Yaroslavl oblast of Russia. The settlement was first time mentioned in the year of 1370. Today the town is the part of famous Golden Ring of Russia and is known as the “Volga River gem”. The photos were captured by Maxim Yashin.

Tutaev town, Russia view

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The following cathedral is considered one of the most beautiful cathedrals of Ryazan oblast. Unfortunately it is abandoned and needs a restoration. The photos were captured by Denis Frantsouzov.

Ryazan oblast, Russia beautiful cathedral view

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Suzdal city, located in Vladimir oblast of Russia, is one of the most interesting places to visit because of numerous architectural monuments of Russian past. The following photos were captured at Suzdal city market square by Padunskiy (all the photos are clickable).

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The photos of this beautiful palace were captured in Ramon’ town located near Voronezh city by Denis Frantsouzov.

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