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Vologda Kremlin, Vologda
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Climb the bell tower and explore three centuries of architecture in the archbishops' courtyard of Vologda Kremlin. Capture a panoramic view of the city from the chapel, and walk around the steward's house and the bishop's chambers, named after Archbishop Simon, under whom it was constructed in 1669. Wander through the Baroque Joseph block, constructed from 1764-1769. Even though the area has never been under attack, the surrounding high walls with their loopholes and covered transitions inside are reminiscent of a fortress, designed symbolically to indicate that the strong walls represent the ideological glorification of the church and the bishops. Wear comfortable shoes to walk around, and note that when you are climbing the bell tower, you can often feel it sway in the wind. Take a look at our Vologda itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Vologda Kremlin and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Yes, he and the Kremlin in Vologda Kremlin: concentration of history, architecture and art. Located in the heart of Vologda, near the promenade and much more. Visit required!
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  • The Kremlin was founded by the order of Ivan the terrible in the year 1567. He was the Centre of political life in 16-17 centuries. Unfortunately, Kremlin walls and towers are not preserved. he still looks beautiful and majestic
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  • Inside the small, for common development is worth a visit, inside there is a Museum of local lore, art gallery next door, there's a permanent exhibition of Russian and not-so-artists. Time was not in the Church did not enter, think summer is very beautiful.
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