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About 12 km from the town of Zadonsk (60 km from Lipetsk), on the banks of the Don River, in the village of Kamenka, there is almost a real ancient Russian fortress. It is located in a safari park “Kudykina Gora.”

This children’s amusement park, located on the territory of ​​500 hectares, includes, in addition to the fortress, a landscape park, a place for riding on animals, a Scythian burial mound with a wonderful view of the Don River, a lake with a cozy beach, playgrounds for children, a circus, a zoo, a source of mineral water.

Safari-Park Kudykina Gora, Lipetsk region, Russia, photo 1

the spirit of ancient Russia

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Lipetsk region is located in the central part of European Russia, about 370 km south of Moscow.

In the region, there are many interesting abandoned churches and manors that have architectural and historical value. Photos by: deni spiri.

Muromtsev’s Manor and church in Balovnevo village. Vladimir Church (1797-1823) is an outstanding example of religious architecture of early classicism.

Architectural and historical sites, Lipetsk region, Russia, photo 1

a trip to Lipetsk region

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Mar/15

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Znamenskaya Church in Veshalovka village

Veshalovka, a small village located in Lipetsk region, is known for its unique church – the Church of the Sign of Our Lady (Znamenskaya Сhurch), built in 1794.

It was constructed in the pseudo-Gothic style, which is not typical for this part of Russia. Today, the church is an architectural monument of national importance.

Znamenskaya Church, Lipetsk region, Russia, photo 1

explore the church and surroundings

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Sunflower is a major oilseed crop in Russia. In 2013, the gross yield of sunflower seeds amounted to about 10.2 million. tons – 3 times more than in 1990 during the Soviet period, and by 27.7% more than in 2012.

Russia occupies a leading position in the world in this area, together with Ukraine (10.0 million tons of oilseeds in 2013). Blooming sunflower fields look very picturesque. The following wonderful pictures were taken in Lipetsk region by Petr Ushanov

Blooming sunflowers, Lipetsk region, Russia, photo 1

beautiful field of sunflowers

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The photos were captured somewhere on the territory of Lipetsk oblast by Stas Korniyenko.

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Dec/10

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Charming views of Lipetsk oblast

Very nice pictures of landscapes and architectural monuments of Lipetsk oblast captured by Mikhail Grizli (all pictures are clickable).

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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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