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Sep/10

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Ivangorod town fortress pictures

Ivangorod is a small town located in Leningrad region of Russia with the population of about 11,000 (2010). The town is standing on Narva river bank opposite to Estonian town of Narva.

The settlement was founded in 1492 as a fortress. The fortress of Ivangorod played an important role during numerous wars of 16th-17th centuries. The following photos of Ivangorod fortress were captured by Andrey Rumyantsev.

Ivangorod town, Leningrad oblast, Russia fortress view

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Aug/10

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Beautiful scenery of Bryansk oblast

The following pictures were captured during Bryansk oblast travel showing us several nice landscapes of the region and the architecture of abandoned Spaso-Preobrazhensky monastery. The photos were captured by Shtish (all the photos are clickable).

Bryansk oblast, Russia scenery

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Aug/10

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The beauty of Totma town churches

Totma is a small town located in Vologda oblast of Russia, about 215 km northeast of Vologda city. The settlement was first time mentioned in the year of 1137. Totma is known for several unique and unusual churches. The following beautiful winter views of Totma town were captured by Petr Ushanov.

Totma town, Vologda, Russia view

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The following museum “Vitoslavlitsy” located near Veliky Novgorod city offers unique exhibit of Novgorod land wooden architecture. The photos were captured by Petr Ushanov.

Russian wooden architecture museum view

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One of the main attractions of small town of Kalyazin, located in Tverskaya oblast of Russia, is the flooded bell tower of Nikolsky cathedral (1800). Here are several views of the bell tower during winter time. The photos were captured by shtish.

Kalyazin town, Russia flooded bell tower view

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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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