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The "Hermit Park" project has a charity and tutorial objective. A certain part of its profit will be transferred into financing the "Warm Home" social charity foundation programs.

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St. Varvara's church

Russia, Yandomozero, Karelia

A wooden church on board of Yandomozero Lake, which was originally built in 1650, has gone through several reconstructions. The present huge five-hipped roof temple of type "octagonal tower on quadrangular base" with refectory...

Windmill from the village of Volkostrov

Russia, Kizhi

The windmill was built in 1928 by a local craftsman Nikolay Bikanin and then transported into the Kizhi Island. The windmill represents a post-windmill based on a post, which is half-dug into the ground. There are two crosspieces...

Preobrazhenskaya (Transfiguration) church

Russia, Kizhi

The treasure of the Kizhi is the twenty-two-headed Preobrazhenskaya (Transfiguration) church, which was constructed in 1714. It is unique and the most difficult to create, as it has been built with not a single nail used, and it is also...

Pokrovskaya (Protection) church

Russia, Kizhi

Pokrovskaya (Protection) church was built in 1764. This kind of churches is typical for the Russian north; however, this one is distinguished for its harmonically elongated proportions and the grace of...

Kazan Kremlin

Russia, Kazan

Kazan Kremlin represents a unique historical and cultural monument — it has preserved traces of three town-planning schemes: Tatar, Russian and regular European; and is a crossroads of several architectural cultures: Bulgarian, the...

Christorozhdestveskiy cathedral

Russia, Kargopol, Arkhangelsk Oblast

Built between 1552 and 1562, the church represents the oldest stone building in Kargopol. Originally a two-storied church, it has been sinking into the ground during the last four centuries, so that now the...

Troitskaya (Trinity) church

Russia, Arhangelsk Oblast

Troitskaya (Trinity) church is the only one remaining wooden five-hipped roof monument in Russia. It is unique for its design: the central shell on which the hipped-roof stands is surrounded by four smaller...

Solovetskiy monastery

Russia, Solovki

The famous Solovetskiy monastery is located on the biggest island of the Solovetskiy archipelago. Its architectural ensemble is very impressive. The Refectory complex dating 16th century includes: Refectory...

Astrakhan Kremlin

Russia, Astrakhan

Astrakhan Kremlin is a remarkable monument of Russian architecture and fortification and engineering knowledge of the second half of the XVI century. Stone walls and tower were built in 1582-1589 instead...

Monument to prince Vladimir

Russia, Belgorod

In 1998, in the heart of town Belgorod, was installed a monument in honor of the man who brought Christianity to Russia, prince Vladimir the Saint. The author of the project is the sculptor Vyacheslav Klykov.  ...

Rozhdestvenskiy (Nativity) cathedral

Russia, Suzdal

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Saint George cathedral

Russia, Yuriev-Polskiy

The church was built between 1230 and 1234 on the spot of an ancient church, by a team of craftsmen from Halych state. It was Sviatoslav, grandson of Yury Dolgorukiy (Yury "Long-arms"), Prince of...

Main country house

Russia, Muromtsevo, Vladimir Oblast

Main country house was constructed by request of Hrapovitskiy between 1884 and 1889, by the Moscow architect Boytsov. The house is a rare example for Central Russia architecture of a big irregularly planned...

Railway station

Russia, Volgograd

Tsaritsin-Griazi railway was started in 1868 and completed in 1870. At the same time first wooden railway station was constructed, and later rebuilt in brick. The present building is located on the spot of...

Preobrazhenskiy Cathedral

Russia, Belozersk, Vologda Oblast

Belozersk, Vologda Oblast Preobrazhenskiy cathedral constructed between 1668 and 1670 is one of the most beautiful Belozersk cathedrals topped with five helmet-shaped domed. The cathedral is half hidden...

Church of Entrance to Jerusalem

Russia, Totma, Vologda Oblast

Construction of Church of Entrance to Jerusalem was financed by brothers Gregory and Peter Panovs, merchants that took part in trading with Russian America. Despite being constructed at once, the church keeps...

Kirillov-Belozerskiy monastery

Russia, Kirillov, Vologda Oblast

Kirillov-Belozerskiy monastery was founded in 1397 by monk Kirill, a prior of Moscow Simonov monastery. The main monastery construction, Uspenskiy cathedral, was completed in 1497 by twenty Rostov masons...

Ferapontov monastery

Russia, Ferapontovo, Vologda Oblast

Ferapontov monastery is an orthodox cloister famous for its frescos performed by Dionisiy. The monastery is located in Vologda region, not far from Kirillov-Belozerskiy monastery, on a hill between lakes...

Local Philharmonic concert hall

Russia, Kaliningrad

A masterpiece of new gothic style, Holy Family Catholic Church, was built between 1904 and 1907 by the prominent German architecture Fredric Haitman on the peak of his career. Nowadays, the building houses...

Cathedral church

Russia, Kaliningrad

For ages, the Cathedral church has been religious and spiritual center of Konigsberg. According to Order chronicles, the church was laid in 1297 on an island between the Pregolya River branches. Nowadays,...

Troitskiy (Trinity) cathedral

Russia, Urzhum, Kirov Oblast

In late 19 - early 20th century, rich merchants and manufacturers have constructed numerous individual design stone buildings. Since that, Urzhum has been full of unusual monuments, including the Trinity...

Resurrection monastery

Russia, Soligalitch, Kostroma Oblast

Stone edifices of Resurrection monastery have been constructed little by little, from the first stone laid in 1660. Five-dome Resurrection cathedral, the main ensemble's construction, has been raised for...

Vyborg castle

Russia, Vyborg, Leningrad Oblast

Built in 1293, the castle stands on a small rocky island in the midst of a strait. During the centuries, it has gone through several modifications and was filled up with more recent buildings. Thus, Olafa...

Ivangorod castle

Russia, Ivangorod, Leningrad Oblast

In 1492, in 12 versts (42.000 feet) of the gulf coast, on the Narva River, a castle was built. Having been laid by order of the Grand Prince Ivan III, the castle was named after him. Complicated majestic...

Korela Fortress

Russia, Priozersk, Leningrad Oblast

Korela Fortress was founded by the Karelians. It was first mentioned in a Novgorodian chronicle of 1143. Swedish chronicles have reported of the settlement of Korela in 1295. Korela Fortress is known...

Church of Saint Dmitry Solunsky

Russia, Leningrad Oblast

Village of Sheleiki in Staraya Ladoga is renowned for its marvelous wooden church of Saint Dmirty Solunsky, built in 1783. A church and a bell tower are constructed in one long axis and are linked up by a...

Troitse-Sergieva Lavra

Russia, Sergiev Posad, Moscow Oblast

Troitse-Sergieva Lavra is located northeast from Moscow in the center of Sergiev Posad, which was known as Zagorsk before 1991. Irregular polygon occupied by Lavra is bounded with brick walls of 1.5...

Monument to the Millenium of Russia

Russia, Novgorod

In the heart of Novgorod Kremlin, the Monument to the Millennium of Russia, which is one of the most popular city sights, stands. It was officially opened on September 8, 1862. This monument is unique as...

Cathedral of St. Sophia

Russia, Novgorod

Cathedral of St. Sophia in Novgorod is an outstanding monument of ancient Russian architecture. It is only several years younger than St. Sophia cathedral in Kiev, but a hundred years older than Notre-Dame in Paris. The cathedral was...

Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy monastery

Russia, Staraya Russa, Novgorod Oblast

Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy monastery was established in 1192 on Polisty River. First wooden monastery edifice dates the same year. Destroyed by fire in 1198, it was replaced by the stone Spasskiy cathedral having been constructed for 70 days....

Oreshek (Nutlet) fortress

Russia, Leningrad Oblast

Oreshek fortress was first mentioned in a Novgorodian chronicle as follows: "In 6831 (which is 1323, New Style) Yury Danilovich, Prince of Novgorod, grandson of Alexander Nevsky, built a wooden fortress named Oreshek". Original...

Drama theatre

Russia, Omsk

Established in 1874, Omsk drama theatre is the oldest theatre of the city. The building is a fine example of luxurious eclectic style popular in those times. Ten years after the theatre had been constructed, it was topped with a sculpture...

St. Nicholas' church

Russia, Omsk

St. Nicholas' military Cossack church was laid in 1833 and sanctified in 1840 in the name of Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker. In 1916, it obtained a status of military Cossack cathedral. The church's elegant design resembles that...

Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy cathedral

Russia, Bolhof, Orel Oblast

The cathedral stands on top of the Red Hill in the center of Bolhof on the spot where Bolhov Kremlin used to stand. The majestic building dominates the city's panorama. Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy cathedral was first mentioned in a penman's...

St. Nicholas' church

Russia, Nyrob, Perm Oblast

An marvelous church of St. Nicholas was built in 1704. Town guides do not exaggerate to describe it as the most beautiful and having an outstanding stone decoration. There is a legend that says that people from nowhere came to Nyrob and...

Truvor town

Russia, Izborsk, Pskov Oblast

This stone fortress was first built in early 14th century on a rocky hill, and then has been fortified several times with latest fortification constructions. Its plan represents an irregular triangle with orbed angles. Western "assault"...

Svyatogorskiy monastery

Russia, Pushkinskie Gory, Pskov Oblast

Svyatogorskiy monastery was ordered by Ivan the Terrible in 1569, in order to defend a town of Voronitch. The central monastery construction, Uspenskiy cathedral, is situated on a hill. The cathedral constructed by Pskov craftsmen, is...

Rostov Cathedral

Russia, Rostov-on-Don

The Rostov Cathedral is a replica of the world famous Cathedral of Christ the Savior as they were built according to one design, but at different scales. Actually, it is the Cathedral of Christ the Savior that can be called a replica...

Ryazan Kremlin

Russia, Ryazan

Ryazan Kremlin is the oldest city monument. Its central point is the Uspenskiy cathedral built between 1693 and 1699 by the Russian craftsman Bukhvostov. The cathedral used to be summer residence of Ryazan eparchy. This monumental building,...

The Leaning tower of Neviansk

Russia, Neviansk, Sverdlovsk Oblast

The tower is located not far from Ekaterinburg. It is unique for its 2-meter leaning from vertical axe. The tower is said to resemble the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Historians agree on the fact that the tower was constructed in order to...

St. Peter and Paul Church

Russia, Smolensk

St. Peter and Paul Church is the oldest remaining edifice in Smolensk and a fine example of cross-domical architecture which is typical for Kievan Russia and Byzantine. Unlike the Kievans, the Smolensk craftsmen employed brick building...

Bell Tower of St. Nicholas Cathedral

Russia, Kaliazin, Tver Oblast

Before the 12th century, there appeared a monastery of St. Nicholas in the land of Kaliazin. In the 15th century, the Trinity monastery was founded, and it is by its walls that the associate troops of Minin and Pozharskiy have defeated...

Resurrection cathedral

Russia, Kashin, Tver Oblast.

Built between 1796 and 1867, the magnificent Resurrection Cathedral dominates the town view of Kashin. The cathedral consists of an apse, the cathedral itself, a refectory and a tree-storied bell tower of 70 meters high. Its facades...

Resurrection Church of Znamenskiy Convent

Russia, Ostashkov, Tver Oblast

The foundation of the Znamenskiy Convent dates the 17th century. Completed with a brick Resurrection Church in the 18th century, it has gone through a disastrous fire in mid-19th, which ended up with the church having been rebuilt almost...

Assumption Church

Russia, Staritsa, Tver Oblast

The Assumption Monastery, which stands neat the town of Staritsa, was originally laid in the 12th century. Having gone through numerous Tatar invasions, it regenerated in the 16th under Prince Andrey Staritskiy. The major monastery building,...

Tula Kremlin

Russia, Tula

The Tula Kremlin has a long history of almost five centuries long. Built in early 16th, it was mostly used to defend the city from nomad raids. According to this objective, the Kremlin represents a fine example of defensive construction...

Tobolsk Kremlin

Russia, Tobolsk, Tyumen Oblast

Tobolsk is the only town in Siberia which has a standing stone kremlin, an elaborate city-fortress. Its construction was provoked by two major reasons: the necessity to resist frequent fires as well as the growth of Tobolsk and its becoming...

Church of Ioann Bogoslov

Russia, Rostov, Yaroslavl Oblast

Rostov Velikiy, i.e. Rostov the Great, is a small Russian town with a history of more than a thousand years long. Its wooden architecture dates back to the early days of the town's foundation, and till present most of the town buildings...

Chambers of Prince Dimitriy

Russia, Uglich, Yaroslavl Oblast

The Uglich Kremlin that stands on the right bank of the Volga River used to be the ancient city center. The Kremlin walls hide behind them the palace of Grand Duke, the major city cathedral, chambers of Duke's confidants and different...

Saint Basil's Cathedral

Russia, Moscow

In 1552, on the eve of the Protection Russian army captured the capital of Khanate of Kazan. To commemorate the capture, a cathedral was laid in Moscow in 1555. According to an ancient record, the authors of this magnificent building...

Assumption Cathedral

Russia, Moscow

The present Assumption Cathedral was laid on a site where the first stone cathedral of Moscow used to stand. The original cathedral is said to have been built between 1326 and 1327 under Prince Ivan Kalita. It was the Italian architect...

Cathedral of Christ the Savior

Russia, Moscow

The Cathedral took almost 40 years to construct, from 1839 to 1883. On completion it has become the largest Orthodox Church in the world being able to house up to 10 000 people. Its rich interior decor is known for frescoes and stone...

Sukharevskaya tower

Russia, Moscow

Built in 1692, the tower has become the tallest civil construction in the whole country rising at 60 meters high. Completed after Peter I having visited foreign countries, the building resembles a medieval western city hall. In modern...