8 Sights in Arkhangelsk, Russia (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Arkhangelsk, Russia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Arkhangelsk, Russia.

List of cities in Russia Sightseeing Tours in Arkhangelsk

1. Cross of Sacrifice

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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.

Wikipedia: Cross of Sacrifice (EN)

2. И.С. Мелехову

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И.С. Мелехову не известен / Добросовестное использование

Ivan Stepanovich Melekhov-Forestry Scientist, Doctor of Agricultural Sciences (1944), Professor (1944), Academician Vashnil (1956), RSFSR Honorary Scientist (1967). Representative of the Fifth Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union (1958-1962). Organizer and first director of the Institute of Forest and Forest Chemistry, Soviet Academy of Sciences.

Wikipedia: Мелехов, Иван Степанович (RU)

3. Музейно-выставочный комплекс «Гостиный Двор»

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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.

Wikipedia: Arkhangelsk Gostiny Dvor (EN)

4. Гражданам, трагически погибшим 16 марта 2004 года

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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.

Wikipedia: 2004 Arkhangelsk explosion (EN)

5. Мешко Н.К.

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Мешко Н.К. неизвестен / Добросовестное использование

Nina Konstantinovna Mesko is a conductor, composer, teacher, publicist and folk artist of the Russian Choir of the Soviet Union. Soviet People's Artist (1980). He was the winner of the RSFSR National Award named after M. I. Glinka (1968).

Wikipedia: Мешко, Нина Константиновна (RU)

6. Стела Город воинской славы в г. Архангельске

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The monument stone tablet of "City of Military Glory" is a monument and a symbol of the title of "City of Military Glory" worn by Arkhangelsk. It opened on 31 August 2011 on the Severnaya Dvina embankment in the city of Arkhangelsk.

Wikipedia: Стела «Город воинской славы» (Архангельск) (RU)

7. Обелиск Севера

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The Northern Obelisk is a memorial art monument in the area protection category located in the center of Arkhangelsk, near the Arkhangelsk State Administration Building on Troitsky Street. It opened on November 7th, 1930.

Wikipedia: Обелиск Севера (RU)

8. Храм во имя успения богородицы

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The Church of the Ascension of the Virgin Mary is a parish church in the Russian Orthodox parish of Arkhangelsk, located on the North Devina River bank of Arkhangelsk, at the starting point of Loginov Street.

Wikipedia: Успенская церковь (Архангельск) (RU)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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