31 Sights in Vologda, Russia (with Map and Images)
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1. Дом Ветушечникова 1823 год
The former residence of Vitushechnikov, the former residence of Vitushechnikov, a merchant and sugar grower, is one of the largest classical buildings in Vologda and an architectural monument of regional significance. In 1824, during a visit to Vologda, Emperor Alexander I lived in this house. From the end of the 19th century until 1918, the building was the seat of the local self-government of Vologda province. From 1922 to 1925, the house was home to the Third District Library, which was open to workers and students in Zarechye and organized a borrowing department and reading room. A ceramic tile kiln with story relief is preserved inside the building. Vitushechnikov's house is the last and largest merchant mansion on the banks of Vologda.
2. Церковь Рождества Христова на Архиерейском дворе
The Church of the Nativity of Christ in the Bishop's Court is a former Orthodox church in Vologda, built in 1667-1670 in the eastern part of the Simonovsky Building of the Bishop's Court. It is based on a single-headed quadrangle. It was abolished in the 2nd half of the XVIII century, in the XIX century it was used to store the archive of the consistory. Since the 1920s - under the jurisdiction of the Vologda Museum of Local Lore, in the premises of the temple there is a museum exposition. Architectural monument, category of protection is not established.
Wikipedia: Церковь Рождества Христова на Архиерейском дворе (Вологда) (RU)
3. Музей вологодской милиции
The Museum of Internal Affairs Bodies of the Vologda Region is a departmental museum in the city of Vologda, organizationally part of the Cultural Center of the Internal Affairs Department for the Vologda Region and located at the address: Maltseva Street, 54. The main task of the museum is to preserve the historical heritage. In addition, the museum is a center for patriotic and professional and moral education of new generations of employees of the Internal Affairs Department, assists young people in early career guidance.
4. Успенский собор
The Gorne-Uspensky Convent or simply Gorny Convent is a monastery in Vologda, Russia. It was active between 1590 and 1924. It is situated in the historic part of the town, named Upper Posad, in the area bounded by the Zavrazhskaya, Burmaginy and Mokhov streets. Several of its buildings are preserved or have been restored, while others are partially or completely in ruins. It comprises a complex of monuments that have been protected by the federal government.
5. храм Преподобного Димитрия Прилуцкого на Наволоке
The Church of Dimitri Prilutsky on Navolok is an Orthodox church in Vologda, built in 1651, one of the first stone churches in Vologda. Frescoes of the beginning of the XVIII century have been preserved in the church. The name was assigned to the complex of the cold five-domed church of Dimitri Prilutsky and the warm one-domed Assumption Church with a bell tower, which stand close to each other on the low bank of the Vologda River.
6. Софийский собор
Saint Sophia Cathedral is the oldest surviving building in the city of Vologda and the main church of the Vologda Eparchy of the Russian Orthodox Church. It was constructed between 1568 and 1570 at the behest of Ivan the Terrible who had made Vologda the centre of his personal demesne. The cathedral is located on the right bank of the Vologda River, just outside the former citadel known as the Vologda Kremlin.
7. Vologda Kremlin
The Vologda Kremlin, a historic complex in central Vologda, was established as a fortress in 1567 under the orders of Tsar Ivan Reid and served as a fortification in the 16th-17th century. By the 1820s, the walls and towers of the Kremlin were demolished. At present, the fortifications of the 17th century Bishop's Court, located in the fortress of Ivan Reid, are not quite correctly called the Vologda Kremlin.
8. Спасо-Прилуцкий монастырь
The Spaso-Prilutsky Monastery is a fortified (walled) Russian Orthodox monastery in the settlement of Priluki on the bank of the Vologda River near the city of Vologda. Its history goes back to the 14th-century missionary activities of St. Sergius of Radonezh and his disciples. Most surviving buildings date from the 16th and 17th centuries. Since 1993 Priluki has been administered as part of Vologda.
9. Церковь Казанской иконы Богоматери на Торгу
The Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God on Torg is an Orthodox church in Vologda, an architectural monument of federal significance. The church was founded by Ivan the Terrible in honor of the beginning of the construction of the Vologda Kremlin. The existing stone building of the church was built in 1760, fragmentarily preserved wall paintings belong to the same period.
Wikipedia: Церковь Казанской иконы Божией Матери на Торгу (RU)
10. Вологодский областной театр юного зрителя
The theater of the young viewer (TSAZ) was created in Vologda in 1976. The first director of the Youth Theater was Ya. F. Nuss, the director was V. P. Baronov. The official name is the budgetary institution of culture of the Vologda region "Vologda Regional Theater of Young Spectators". The commercial name is "Theater for children and youth. "
11. Воскресенский собор
Voskresensky Sobor is an Orthodox church in Vologda, the cathedral of the Vologda Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church. It was built in 1772-1776 in the Baroque style at the behest of the Vologda Archbishop Joseph the Golden as a "warm" temple near the "cold" St. Sophia Cathedral. An architectural monument of federal significance.
12. Музей вагонного депо
The Vologda Wagon Depot Museum is a railway museum located on the territory of the Vologda car repair depot at the address: Dvizhenchesky Pereulok, 12-b. The museum conducts excursions for students of the railway technical school and school, schoolchildren, pupils of kindergartens and young workers entering the depot.
13. Храм Александра Невского
The Church of Alexander Nevsky is an Orthodox church in Vologda, an architectural monument of regional significance of the XVIII century. The foundation of the temple is associated with the stay in Vologda in 1556 of the Velikoretsk Icon of Nicholas the Wonderworker, especially revered in the Russian Orthodox Church.
14. Церковь Святителя Николая на Глинках
The Church in the Name of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker on Glinka is a bishop's compound of the Vologda Diocese. The main altar is consecrated in honor of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker. The temple is located in the central part of the city of Vologda, at the intersection of Predtechenskaya and Mira streets.
15. Сретенская церковь
Cerkov Sredenia is an Orthodox church in Vologda, built in 1731-1735 and underwent a later reconstruction in 1830, a landmark of Vologda. Located at: Vologda, embankment of the VI Army, 85, in the historical district of Zarechye. It is an architectural monument, the category of protection is federal.
16. Владимирская церковь
Vladimir Churches are Orthodox churches in Vologda, built in stone in 1684-1689 and 1759-1764. They are located at: the city of Vologda, Oktyabrskaya Street, 46 and 46a, in the historical district of Verkhny Posad. They are a complex of architectural monuments, the category of protection is federal.
17. Храм покрова Богородицы на Торгу
The Church is the Virgin of the Virgin on the trading - the Orthodox Church in Vologda, the monument of architecture of regional significance of the 18th century. The history of the temple is connected with the house of Joachim and Anna of the Wooden Palace of Ivan the Terrible located in its place.
18. Церковь Николы Золотые Кресты
Nikolai Chudotovorts' Church "Golden Crosses" is an Orthodox church closed by the Soviet authorities in Vologda, in the historical district of Verkhny Posad. An architectural monument of the late XVII - early XVIII century, the category of protection is not established. It is in a ruined state.
19. Храм Святителя Николая
The Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in vladychnaya Sloboda is one of the oldest surviving churches in the city of Vologda. The stone church was built in 1669. Vladychnaya Sloboda is a district in Zarechye, named after belonging to the Vologda Bishop's House (Vladyka) until 1649.
Wikipedia: Храм Николая Чудотворца во Владычной слободе (RU)
20. Поклонный Крест
The Vsegradsky cathedral was one of the main historical monuments in Vologda, Russia. It was rebuilt from a wooden church between 1688 and 1698, which was established after a severe plague outbreak in 1654. The cathedral had the revered icon "Saviour, the Most Merciful (everyday)".
21. Дом актера
Orlov House is a two-story residential mansion built on Leningrad Street in Vologda, Vologda in the second half of the 19th century. Historical and cultural monuments with regional significance. At present, the public organization "Actor's Home" has settled in and operated.
22. Музей начального профессионального образования Вологодской области
The Museum of Initial Vocational Education of the Vologda Region is the Vologda branch of the Museum of Vocational Education of the Russian Federation, located in the building of the Center for Additional Education of Children at the address: Chernyshevsky Street, 73.
Wikipedia: Музей начального профессионального образования Вологодской области (RU)
23. Церковь Иоанна Златоуста
The Church of St. John Chrysostom is an Orthodox church in the center of Vologda on the embankment of the Vologda River, opposite the St. Sophia Cathedral. The church in honor of John Chrysostom is an object of cultural heritage of federal significance.
24. Церковь Варлаама Хутынского
The Church of Varlaam Khutinsky was built in 1780 at the expense of the merchant Uzdennikov instead of the old stone church in the city of Vologda. Named after the founder and abbess of the Transfiguration of the Khutynsky monastery Varlaam Khutinsky.
25. Литературный музей
Museum "Literature. Art. Century XX ”-a branch of the Vologda State Historical, Architectural and Art Museum-Reserve, one of the four literary museums of Vologda. Dedicated to the life and work of the poet N. M. Rubtsov and composer V. A. Gavrilin.
26. Мир забытых вещей
The Museum "World of Forgotten Things" is a branch of the Vologda State Museum-Reserve. The expositions of the museum tell visitors about the life of citizens in the pre-revolutionary era, as well as about the history of the Vologda portrait.
27. Храм покрова божьей матери на Козлене
The temple of the Virgin on Kozlen is an Orthodox temple in Vologda, built in 1704-1710 and noteworthy by the preserved frescoes of the Yaroslavl School of 1713-1720. Located in the historical district of Nizhny Posad.
28. Вологодский областной театр кукол «Теремок»
Vologda Regional Theater of Puppet Theater "Teremok" - Puppet Theater in Vologda. Located in the building of the former church of Zosima and Savvaty Solovetsky. One of the three regional theaters of the Vologda region.
29. Детский парк
Pushkin Children's Park is a square in Vologda. Located between the streets of Sovetsky Prospekt, Pushkinskaya, Lermontov and Predtechenskaya. It is in contact with Revolution Square through Pushkinskaya.
30. Вологодская ссылка
The Vologda Exile Museum is a branch of the Vologda State Museum-Reserve. Vologda was one of the places of political exile of pre-revolutionary Russia, the museum exposition tells about this phenomenon.
31. Картинная галерея
The Vologda Regional Art Gallery (VOKG) was established in 1952 on the basis of the art department of the Regional Museum of Local Lore, opened on February 12, 1954. The only art gallery in the region.
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