15 Sights in Arkhangelsk, Russia (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Arkhangelsk, Russia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 15 sights are available in Arkhangelsk, Russia.List of cities in Russia Sightseeing Tours in Arkhangelsk
1. Cross of Sacrifice
The Cross of Sacrifice is a Commonwealth war memorial designed in 1918 by Sir Reginald Blomfield for the Imperial War Graves Commission. It is present in Commonwealth war cemeteries containing 40 or more graves. Its shape is an elongated Latin cross with proportions more typical of the Celtic cross, with the shaft and crossarm octagonal in section. It ranges in height from 18 to 24 feet. A bronze longsword, blade down, is affixed to the front of the cross. It is usually mounted on an octagonal base. It may be freestanding or incorporated into other cemetery features. The Cross of Sacrifice is widely praised, widely imitated, and the archetypal British war memorial. It is the most imitated of Commonwealth war memorials, and duplicates and imitations have been used around the world.
2. Курочкин Андрей Михайлович
Andréi Mikháylovich Kurochkin (1770-1842) - a Russian shipbuilder, a ship's master, managing the Solombal Verfya in Arkhangelsk, under his leadership, 87 vessels were built and launched by more than 50 ships of various ranks and classes, including the linear ship of Azov , which became the first ship of the domestic fleet, awarded the highest award for ships - by the fodder of the St. George flag. The drawings of the 74-gun battleship created by him were sent to copy to all the shipyards of Russia. Major General of the Corps of Ship Engineers, his name named after the coast of the Southern Island of the New Earth.
3. Powder magazine
Novodvinskaya Krepost is a complex of fortifications in the delta of the Northern Dvina River. It is located 20 km north from the center of Arkhangelsk, on the northwestern tip of Linsky Priluk Island, on the northern outskirts of the village of Conveyor. Administratively, it belongs to the Maymaksan District of Arkhangelsk. The fortress was founded in 1701 on the personal instructions of Tsar Peter I to protect the Arkhangelsk fairway in connection with the expected attack of the Swedes. The author of the project is the German engineer Georg-Ernest Rese.
4. Памятник Защитникам Севера
The monument to the "Valiant Defenders of the Soviet North" was originally erected on the Trade Union Square in the city of Arkhangelsk, as a tribute to the memory of the fallen and who participated in the battles against the interventionists in the north of Russia during the Civil War. Now the monument has been moved and re-installed in a new place, in front of the Arkhangelsk Sports Palace of Trade Unions.
Wikipedia: Памятник Доблестным защитникам Советского Севера (RU), Website
5. И.С. Мелехову
Ivan Stepanovich Melekhov-scientist-Lesovod, Doctor of Agricultural Sciences (1944), Professor (1944), Academician of Vaskhnil (1956), Honored Worker of Science of the RSFSR (1967). Deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of the 5th convocation (1958-1962). The organizer and first director of the Institute of Forest and Forestry of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.
6. Воронин Владимир Иванович
Vladimir Ivanovich Voronin was a Soviet Navy captain, born in Sumsky Posad, in the present Republic of Karelia, Russia. In 1932 he commanded the expedition of the Soviet icebreaker A. Sibiryakov which made the first successful crossing of the Northern Sea Route in a single navigation without wintering. This voyage was organized by the All-Union Arctic Institute.
7. Памятник М.В. Ломоносову
The Lomonosov Memorial in Arkhangelsk is the first monument to the Russian scientist-encyclopedist Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov (1711–1765). It was created by I. P. Martos in 1829 with funds collected by the people by all-Russian subscription, opened in 1832. Monument of monumental art of the federal category of protection.
8. Обелиск Севера
Obelisk of the North is a monument of monumental art of the regional category of security in the center of Arkhangelsk, near the building of the administration of the Arkhangelsk region on Troitsky Prospekt. Opened on November 7, 1930. Dedicated to the creation of the Northern Territory.
9. Arkhangels Merchant's Yards
The Merchant Court is a network of fortified depots built on the Pur-Navolok promontory in Arkhangelsk by a team of German and Dutch masons between 1668 and 1684. Only the northern tower of the original structure and parts of the western wall facing the Northern Dvina still stand.
10. Гражданам, трагически погибшим 16 марта 2004 года
On March 16, 2004, an explosion destroyed a corner section of a nine-storey Soviet-era apartment building in Arkhangelsk, Russia. It happened at 3:03 a.m. local time. The explosion occurred in 120 Avenue of the Soviet Cosmonauts in the October district of Arkhangelsk.
11. Peter I
The Feast of Peter the Great is a monument to the Russian Emperor Peter the Great, erected in Arkhangelsk in 1914. It is a monument of monumental art of the federal category of protection. The most famous small copy of the monument to M. M. Antokolsky.
12. Стела Город воинской славы в г. Архангельске
The monument-stele "City of Military Glory" is a monument, a symbol of the title "City of Military Glory" worn by Arkhangelsk. It was opened on August 31, 2011 in the city of Arkhangelsk, on the embankment of the Northern Dvina.
Wikipedia: Стела «Город воинской славы» (Архангельск) (RU), Website
13. Мешко Н.К.
Nina Konstantinovna Meshko is a Soviet Russian choirmaster, composer, teacher, publicist, and figure of folk art. People's Artist of the USSR (1980). Laureate of the State Prize of the RSFSR named after M. I. Glinka (1968).
14. Храм во имя успения богородицы
The Assumption Borovskaya Church is the parish church of the Arkhangelsk diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church, located in Arkhangelsk on the embankment of Northern Dvina, at the beginning of Loginov Street.
Wikipedia: Успенская церковь (Архангельск) (RU), Vk, Website
15. Тюленю - спасителю жителей города Архангельска и блокадного Ленинграда
The monument “Seal - the Savior of the inhabitants of Arkhangelsk and the besieged Leningrad” was erected in Arkhangelsk, on the embankment of the North Dvina. Its opening took place on May 6, 2010.
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