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St. George’s Cathedral, a white-stone church located in the central part of the ancient Russian town of Yuryev-Polsky in the Vladimir region, is an outstanding monument of ancient Russian architecture.

The cathedral was built by Prince Svyatoslav Vsevolodovich in 1230-1234. In 1326-1327, on the model of St. George’s Cathedral, the first stone church was built in Moscow – the Cathedral of the Assumption. Photos by: Pavel Labutin.

St. George Cathedral in Yuryev-Polsky, Russia, photo 1

beautiful ancient temple

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Jun/14

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Suzdal – a thunderstorm is coming

Suzdal is a small town located in Vladimir oblast. It is standing on the Kamenka River, 26 km north of Vladimir.

Suzdal is a town-reserve, included in the Golden Ring of Russia. Photo by Victor Periakin

Suzdal - a thunderstorm is coming, Russia

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Yuriev-Polskiy is one of the oldest towns in Vladimir oblast. This small town with the population of about 19,000 is the part of the Golden Ring of Russia tourist route. Yuriev-Polskiy is located 68 km northwest of Vladimir and 180 km north-east of Moscow.

The town was founded in 1152 by Yuri Dolgoruky. He also ordered to build almost circular stone fort surrounded by an earthen rampart up to 7 meters height. In 1234 in the center of the fortress St. George’s Cathedral was built. It is one of the main attractions of present Yuriev-Polskiy.

Yuriev-Polskiy town, Vladimir oblast, Russia view 1

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For a small fee of 50 Rubles (about 2 USD) you can go up the bell tower of Voznesenskaya Church (Suzdal, Vladimirskaya oblast) and see in detail the origin of well-known Russian bell ringing.

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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 following photos were captured in the museum of peasants’ life and wooden architecture located in Suzdal city, Vladimir oblast, Russia. The pictures were taken by Padunskiy (all the photos are clickable).

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Another beautiful monastery located in Suzdal city of Vladimir oblast, Russia, the photos were captured by Padunskiy (the photos are clickable).

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The following photos of Vladimir oblast were captured by Ilya Varlamov with the help of little unmanned helicopter (the photos are clickable).

Vladimir oblast, Russia bird's eye view

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Aleksandrovsky monastery of Suzdal city (Vladimirskaya oblast) was founded in 1240 but the buildings we can see today were constructed in 1695 (photos by Padunskiy).

Suzdal city Russia Aleksandrovsky monastery

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Mar/10

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The oldest active monastery of Russia photos

Rizopolozhensky monastery located in Suzdal city, Vladimir oblast is known as the oldest active monastery in Russia (from the year of 1207). Here are the sceneries of the monastery captured by padunskiy.

Suzdal city, Russia monastery

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