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Summer in Vladimir – one of the oldest cities in Russia

Vladimir is a city with a population of about 350 thousand people located 188 km east of Moscow, the administrative center of the Vladimir region.

One of the largest tourist centers in the European part of Russia, Vladimir was the capital of the Grand Duchy of Vladimir in the 12th-14th centuries. Let’s take a short walk through the streets of the city. Photos by: Sergey Rubtsov.

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Monument to Vladimir Svyatoslavich (the founder of Vladimir) and St. Fedor (the baptizer of the Vladimir land).

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Dormition Cathedral (1158-1189).

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Crystal Museum (the former Trinity Church) and the Golden Gate of Vladimir.

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Monument in honor of the 850th anniversary of Vladimir.

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Another monument to Vladimir Svyatoslavich.

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Old water tower.

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View from the top of the water tower.

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Church of St. Michael the Archangel (1893).

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Catholic Church of the Holy Rosary of the Blessed Virgin Mary (1892-1894).

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On the streets of Vladimir you can see a lot of interesting monuments and sculptures.

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At the entrance to one of the flower shops.

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