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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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  • The Kremlin is very beautiful. But as soon as you enter the walls, striking a terrible condition. Saw lots of different museums of the Kremlin, but this State for the first time. Despite this, inside is nice. Very beautiful carved Church. If you close your eyes on the ruthlessness of time, Kremlin (wall and built in) are very beautiful. You need to visit the Kremlin.
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  • Not many cities in Russia, to travel on that Nice. Vologda is one of them. Neat, clean, the people are kind and friendly. Heck, the widest range of souvenirs to suit every taste and budget. And, of course, the Kremlin! Where without it!
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  • Beautiful Chamber Moscow Kremlin. Carved in the center of the Church is very impressive. The only noticeable that he collapses, it's very saddening.
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