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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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  • ... as well as the novel "the fourth Vologda" Varlam Shalamov, in St. Sophia Cathedral, Vologda Kremlin by Tsar Ivan the terrible has happened to the strange incident, forever presekshee the very idea of Vologda State as capital of all Russia. Allegedly entered Grozny in Hagia Sophia, in order to assess how his will for the construction is done. And right there with it, where Angel was depicted, the stone to pop out. Who says-leg King otdavil, and someone speaks that in head sovereign's hit! Naturally, angry Grozny, Yes and away from Vologda left ... For a long time it has been proved that all this is just a beautiful vologodskaya legend since Ivan the terrible not visited Vologda just when there were paintings, and thus the Angel nikakj in a stone pul'nut'. But you find at least one guide, which, though brief, but not about this interesting case!
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  • A very interesting place in terms of understanding the history of their country. Definitely take a sightseeing tour, we were lucky and got a lot of useful information
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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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