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Aug/10

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The House of Masters of Kaluga city

The following wooden building constructed in the beginning of the 20th century hosts the municipal House of Masters and the Museum of local people handicrafts and art. There are nice exhibits of national costumes and fancywork.

Also there is a large collection of Khludnevskaya traditional clay toys. The address of the House of Masters is Kaluga city, Grigorovsky pereulok (side street), 9. The photos of the house were captured by ehidnazevaka (all the pictures are clickable).

Kaluga city, Russia House of Masters view

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Spaso-Prilutsky monastery is an Orthodox monastery located in Vologda oblast of Russia. The monastery was founded in the year of 1371. It is one of the most ancient and largest monasteries of Russian North. The photos of the monastery were captured by John Sinterson.

Spaso-Prilutsky monastery, Vologda oblast, Russia

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Today Izborsk (also known as Old Izborsk) is a village located in Pechorsky district of Pskovskaya oblast. But the settlement of Izborsk is also one of the most ancient Russian towns mentioned together with Smolensk and Polotsk towns.

Izborsk is located about 30 km to the west of Pskov city. Main attraction of the place is a fortress constructed in the 14th century. The photos were captured by John Sinterson (all the pictures are clickable).

Izborsk town, Russia ancient fortress view

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Ferapontov monastery located in Kirillovsky district of Vologda oblast is Russian historical and cultural monument of state importance. The monastery is in the list of UNESCO World Heritage and is one of the main places of interest of the region. The following photos of Ferapontov monastery were captured by av_otus.

Ferapontov monastery of Vologda oblast, Russia view

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The following beautiful photos were captured on the territory of Ryazan oblast (region) by kamienczanka. The pictures once again make us think of what a number of beautiful architectural monuments are located on the territory of Russia.

Ryazan oblast, Russia architecture view

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Jul/10

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The photo tour of Tver city streets

Tver city located about 170 km from Moscow is one of the ancient cities of Russian state known from the year of 1164. Here are several photos of present day Tver city streets architecture, places of interest captured by macwrangler.

Tver city, Russia view

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The following cathedral is located near the village of Veshalovka of Lipetsk oblast and unlike the great number of other beautiful and original churches of Russia is under the process of restoration now. The photos were captured by muph (all the pictures are clickable).

Lipetsk oblast, Russia Gothic church view

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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 ┬áin 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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