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Legendary Olkhon is the only Baikal island where people live constantly. In addition to local residents, ancient spirits constantly live here and periodically - tourists.
The Winter Palace of Bogd Khan - one of the first museums in Mongolia - was built in 1924. It used to be a winter residence of the last Bogd Khan of Mongolia, Javzandamba.
Sculpture stands on the shore of the bay, as a symbol of eternity and frailty of all life before the onset of time. Ironically, although this embodiment of the glacial period is made of scrap metal, it looks very beautiful at the water's edge.
The current convent, founded in the XIV century. In the XIV-XIX centuries a miraculous icon was kept in the monastery, which glorified the monastery.
One of the main attractions of Petrozavodsk is the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Its construction came in the first half of the XIX century, the temple was conceived as a kind of reminder of the war of 1812.
The Admiralty is considered one of the best works of architectural art in the world. A ship on his steeple is a historical symbol of the city.
One of the most picturesque places in Buryatia. The valley is located on the territory of the Tunkinsky national park. In addition to the incredible natural beauty, here you can explore several Buddhist temples.
The Cathedral of the Annunciation is an ancient Moscow relic, one of the most outlandish and complex Kremlin monuments.
The original decoration of Irkutsk is the Epiphany Cathedral. This temple is very unusual in appearance. Colorful and elegant, it does not look like classical Orthodox churches.
Avachinsky volcano is often called in its own way - Avacha. Of the trinity of "home volcanoes", located about twenty kilometers from Petropavlovsk, Avachinsky is the homeliest.
Among the one hundred thousand lakes of the Kola Peninsula, the Seydozero is not distinguished by either size or depth. But the fame of the most mysterious reservoir of the Kola Peninsula has long been firmly established behind Seydozero.
Fort No. 5 is a powerful defensive structure, surrounded by a moat, a stone wall and an earthen rampart. Built at the end of the 19th century, it stood the main test in 1945.
At the entrance to the "Kingdom" visitors are given warm raincoats and felt boots. This is necessary - even in summer the temperature in the cave does not rise above –4.
The Church of the Transfiguration is the architectural rod of the Kizhi pogost, it is the pinnacle of folk wooden architecture, a unique example of the skill of a carpenter.
In winter, the “Beaver Log” is a ski center for beginners and pros, in the summer - an amusement park for the whole family.
Belogorsky St.Nicholas Orthodox missionary male monastery - a monastery on the White Mountain in the Perm region. For the severity of the statutes, this monastery was once called the Ural Athos.
Journey into the distant past of the Khabarovsk Territory begins already at the entrance to the museum of archeology: on the slope of Turgenev street there are stones with copies of the most ancient rock paintings of Sikachi-Alyan.
The Smolensk fortress wall is a grandiose fortification of medieval Russia. Even the fact that about half of the fortification built at the turn of the 16th and 17th centuries reached us only adds to the monument of ancient authenticity.
The monastery contains fragments of a princely palace of the 12th century, among which is the staircase and the gallery of the tower, where Prince Andrei Bogolyubsky was killed in 1174.
One of the most beautiful cathedrals in St. Petersburg, a baroque masterpiece that looks like a palace.
The largest historical museum in the city is located on the territory of the complex of the Ryazan Kremlin of the XV-XIX centuries.
Kolomenskoye is a unique reserve with monuments of history, architecture, archeology and nature, located almost in the center of Moscow.
The largest in the country after the St. Petersburg Museum of railway equipment in the open. In recent years, a collection of cars and motorcycles has been added to locomotives and rail cars.
The Yuriev Monastery of the 12th century is one of the most ancient and significant monasteries in Russia. Its true gem is the St. George Cathedral, founded by the Grand Duke of Kiev Mstislav and almost unchanged in 900 years of existence.
The white-walled Holy Trinity Danilov Monastery is one of the most impressive and beautiful monasteries in Pereslavl-Zalessky.
Kostroma Sloboda is an architectural, ethnographic and landscape museum-preserve spread out today on dozens of hectares on the arrow of the Volga and Kostroma rivers in the city of Kostroma near the walls of the ancient Ipatiev Monastery.
In this museum, as academician Grabar used to say, “unexpected and joyful discoveries” await you, namely: a magnificent collection of ancient icons, medieval silver, rare weapons and a very pretty art gallery.
The second largest flat waterfall in Europe after the Rhine. Kivach Falls is so beautiful that verses are dedicated to it.
The Nizhny Novgorod monument to Minin and Pozharsky differs from the Moscow one in size and weight, but not by the degree of expressiveness.
The huge building with azure walls, decorated with gilding and white columns, beautifully decorated inside and out - the Catherine Palace in Tsarskoye Selo can be called the embodiment of the spirit of "Russian baroque".
The ruins of the Gerhardt mill are another reminder of the Great Patriotic War in Volgograd.
Rizopolozhensky monastery is one of the oldest in Russia. It is associated primarily with the name of St. Evfrosinya of Suzdal.
The group of the most beautiful and cleanest mountain reservoirs along the stream of the glacial river Shavla is the goal of a popular tourist route from the village of Chibit to the Middle Shavlinsky lake.
From 4 to 25 November 2018, the Manezh Central Exhibition Hall will host an exhibition of about 280 of the most significant exhibits from 50 museums in Russia.
The Novodevichy Bogoroditse-Smolensky Monastery is one of the most beautiful and revered monasteries in Russia, a visiting card of Moscow, an architectural ensemble protected by UNESCO.
Lavra is a monastery of special significance, spiritual and state. The Holy Trinity Monastery, which grew up on Makovets hill from a secluded skete future Sergius of Radonezh, became such an abode.
The Peter and Paul Cathedral is one of the spiritual symbols of Kazan, and is a vivid example of the Petrine era; the so-called "Russian", or "Naryshkin" baroque style.
The "visiting card" of tourist Rostov is the Kremlin with its five temples, the Dormition Cathedral and a complex of residential buildings, surrounded by powerful fortress walls.
The Winter Theater - is the main concert and theater venue of the entire Black Sea coast. In addition, it is one of the symbols of the old resort.
One of the symbols of Yaroslavl is the elegant Church of Elijah the Prophet, built on the site of two wooden churches in 1647-1650 commissioned by influential merchants Skripins brothers.
Nevyansk Tower is one of the most unusual buildings not only in the Middle Urals, but throughout Russia. The foreign analogue of this architectural monument of the beginning of the 18th century is the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Exactly here, at the old forest mine of Ganina Yama, on the night of July 17, 1918 that the organizers of the execution of the family of the last Russian emperor ordered to bring the corpses to dump them in a mine filled with water.
The Dormition Cathedral, which has been standing on the high bank of Klyazma for almost nine hundred years, holds together Russian history, like a huge nail with a golden hat.
The old lighthouse, set up on a sandy spit, is a place where you can meet the country's first dawn, take a walk on the water and look at the spotted seals.
The museum exposition includes more than 40 architectural monuments and over eight thousand exhibits telling about the life of Siberian settlements of the XVII-XIX centuries.
The memorial monument called “Mask of Sorrow” is one of the main monuments of the city of Magadan.
The sculptures on the Anichkov Bridge are the bronze comic strip of Peter Clodt, the most famous equestrian statues of St. Petersburg and, possibly, the country.
The majestic monument in the form of a huge figure of a soldier in a cloak is on the highest hill of Murmansk. This place is filled with deep meaning for those who are at least a little versed in military history.
Along with the Kremlin towers, this temple is considered to be a symbol of the capital and all of Russia.
The statue of Genghis Khan is considered one of the nine wonders of Mongolia and the main symbol of the state.