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Architectural Monuments of Rostov the Great

Rostov, also known as Rostov Veliky (meaning Rostov the Great), is a town with a population of about 30 thousand people located in the Yaroslavl region, 53 km south-west of Yaroslavl, on the shores of Lake Nero.

This is one of the oldest towns in Russia for the first time mentioned in chronicles in 862. In 1207-1474, it was the center of the Rostov principality. Today, Rostov is a tourist center of the route “Golden Ring of Russia”. Photos by: ivanchuk1.

Church of the Resurrection in Rostov Kremlin.

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On the territory of Rostov there are more than 300 monuments of culture, a third of which are monuments of federal significance. The museum-reserve “Rostov Kremlin” is included in the list of the most valuable objects of cultural heritage of Russia’s peoples.

Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1508-1512) with a belfry.

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Rostov the Great – cityscape.

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On the belfry of Rostov Kremlin.

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Church of the Merciful at the shopping arcade (1685-1690).

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On the shore of Lake Nero in Rostov Veliky.

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Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1508-1512).

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The belfry of Rostov Kremlin.

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Church of the Resurrection (1670).

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Rostov Kremlin and Lake Nero.

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Along the old walls of Rostov Kremlin.

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Church of St. John the Theologian.

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Church of St. Nicholas (1691) in Bogoyavlenskiy Avraamiyev convent.

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Cathedral of the Epiphany (1558) in Bogoyavlenskiy Avraamiyev convent.

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Spaso-Yakovlevsky Dimitriev monastery on the shore of Lake Nero.

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Gardening in Rostov Kremlin.

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Pond in the garden of the Metropolitan in Rostov Kremlin.

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Church of St. James, Bishop of Rostov in Spaso-Yakovlevsky Dimitriev monastery.

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Church of Demetrius, Metropolitan of Rostov (1795-1801) in Spaso-Yakovlevsky Dimitriev monastery.

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Church of the Icon of the Mother of God Hodegetria (1692-1693).

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Krasnaya Chamber and Church of St. John the Theologian in Rostov Kremlin.

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