24 Sights in Vologda, Russia (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Vologda, 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 24 sights are available in Vologda, Russia.

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1. Дом Ветушечникова 1823 год

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Дом Ветушечникова 1823 год gudea / CC BY-SA 3.0

Vituschnikov’s house is the former house of the merchant and sugar -breeder Vitushechnikov, one of the largest Buildings of Vologda in the style of classicism, a monument of architecture of regional significance. In 1824, during a visit to Vologda, Emperor Alexander I stayed in the house. From the end of the 19th century to 1918, the Vologda Provincial Zemstvo Administration was in the building. From 1922 to 1925, the third district library was in this house, it was opened for workers and students of the Zarechye, and the department of issuing books and reading rooms was organized in it. In the interior of the building, a tiled stove with a plot relief has been preserved. Vituschnikov’s house is the last and largest merchant mansion on Vologda embankment.

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2. Музей вологодской милиции

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Музей вологодской милиции Sergeev Pavel / Public domain

The Museum of Internal Affairs of the Vologda Oblast is a departmental museum in the city of Vologda, an organizationally part of the Cultural Center of the Internal Affairs Directorate in the Vologda Oblast and located at 54 Maltseva Street. The main task of the museum is to preserve the historical heritage. In addition, the museum is the center of the patriotic and professional and moral education of new generations of employees of the Internal Affairs Directorate, and youth helps youth in early career guidance.

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3. Церковь Рождества Христова на Архиерейском дворе

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Церковь Рождества Христова на Архиерейском дворе Happykg / Public domain

Nativity Church is an Orthodox church in Vologda, built between 1667 and 1670, located to the east of Simonovsky Church. It has a single head and four. It was abolished in the second half of the 18th century and was used to preserve the archives of the Anglican Church in the 19th century. Since the 1920s, under the jurisdiction of the Museum of Local Legends in Vologda, museum exhibitions have been located on the grounds of temples. Building monuments, without protection categories.

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4. Шаламовский дом

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Shalamovsky house - a two -story mansion in Vologda on Sergey Orlov Street House No. 15 behind the Sofia Cathedral, built at the end of the 18th century. Initially belonged to the Vologda diocese and was used as a dwelling for the ministers of the Sofia Cathedral. In this house on June 18, 1907, Varlam Tikhonovich Shalamov, the author of the famous Kolyma Stories, was born in the priest’s family, where he lived before leaving for Moscow in October 1924.

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5. Софийский собор

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Софийский собор Витольд Муратов / CC BY-SA 3.0

Saint Sophia Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox cathedral, the oldest surviving stone building in the city of Vologda. It was constructed between 1568 and 1570 under personal supervision of Tsar Ivan the Terrible in the period when Vologda was the capital of the Oprichnina lands in Russia, and completed in 1587. The cathedral is located on the right bank of the Vologda River, just outside the former fortress known as the Vologda Kremlin.

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6. Вологодский Кремль

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Вологодский Кремль Голландская гравюра / Public domain

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.

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7. Церковь Казанской иконы Богоматери на Торгу

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Церковь Казанской иконы Богоматери на Торгу Sergeev Pavel / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God on the trading is an Orthodox temple in Vologda, a monument of architecture of federal significance. The church is laid down 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, the fragmented surviving wall murals belong to the same period.

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8. храм Преподобного Димитрия Прилуцкого на Наволоке

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храм Преподобного Димитрия Прилуцкого на Наволоке Sergeev Pavel / Public domain

It is an Orthodox church in Vologda, built in 1651 and one of the earliest stone churches in Vologda. The church retains frescoes from the early 18th century. The name is a complex of Dimitriy Prilutsky's truly cold five-headed church and the warm one-headed church of the Ascension of the Virgin Mary with a bell tower, which stand side by side on the low bank of the Vologda River.

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9. Церковь Святителя Николая на Глинках

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The temple in the name of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker on Glinks is the Bishop Compound of the Vologda Diocese. The main throne 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 the streets of Predtechenskaya and the world.

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10. Храм покрова Богородицы на Торгу

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Храм покрова Богородицы на Торгу Robert Broadie / CC-BY-SA-3.0

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.

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11. Храм Александра Невского

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Храм Александра Невского Сергеев Павел / Public domain

Alexander Nevsky Church, an Orthodox church in Vologda, is an 18th-century architectural monument of regional significance. The foundation of the temple is linked to the Velikoretskaya icon of the miracle worker Nicholas in Vologda in 1556, which is especially revered in Russian Orthodox churches.

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12. Храм Святителя Николая

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The temple of the holy Nikolai miraculous in the lordic settlement is one of the oldest preserved temples of the city of Vologda. The stone temple was built in 1669. The Vladychny Sloboda - the district in Zarechye, was called the affiliation until 1649 by the Vologda Bishop's House (Vladyka).

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13. Воскресенский собор

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The Resurrection Cathedral is the cathedral of the Russian Orthodox parish of Vologda, located in Vologda. Built in 1772-1776, it is the baroque "warm" church of the Archbishop of Vologda, Joseph Zolot, close to the "cold" Sofia Cathedral. An architectural monument of federal significance.

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14. Сретенская церковь

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Сретенская церковь Happykg / Public domain

It is an Orthodox church in Vologda, built from 1731 to 1735 and rebuilt later in 1830, and is a landmark building in Vologda. It is located in Vologda, VI Armed Embankment, 85, in the historic Zarechye district. It is an architectural monument, and the protection category is federal.

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15. Владимирская церковь

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Владимирская церковь Sergeev Pavel / Public domain

The Vladimir Tserkhka - Orthodox churches in Vologda, built in stone in 1684-1689 and 1759-1764. They are located at: Vologda city, Oktyabrskaya Street, 46 and 46a, in the historical district of Verkhny Posad. Are a complex of architectural monuments, the security category is federal.

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16. Поклонный Крест

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Поклонный Крест Unknown authorUnknown author / Public domain

The Vsegradsky cathedral was one of the main historical monuments in Vologda. It was rebuilt from a wooden church in 1688–1698, which was established after a severe plague outbreak in 1654. The cathedral had the revered Icon «Saviour, the Most Merciful (everyday)».

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17. Музей вагонного депо

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Музей вагонного депо Sergeev Pavel / Public domain

The Vologda Depot Museum is a railway museum located in the Vologda Depot at Dvizhenchesky Lane, 12-b. The museum organizes short trips for railway technical schools and school students, schoolchildren, kindergarten students and young workers entering the depot.

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18. Литературный музей

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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.

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19. Мир забытых вещей

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Мир забытых вещей Sergeev Pavel / Public domain

The World Museum of Forgotten Things is an offshoot of the Vologda National Museum Protected Area. The museum's exhibition tells visitors about the life of citizens in the pre-revolutionary era and the history of Vologda's portrait.

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20. Церковь Варлаама Хутынского

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The Varlaam Khutynsky church was built by businessman Ukdennikov in 1780 instead of the old stone church in the city of Vologda. It is named after the founder and abbot of Varlaam Khutynsky Spaso-Preobrazhensky Khutynsky Monastery.

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21. Церковь Иоанна Златоуста

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Johann Zlatust Church is an Orthodox church in the center of Vologda, located on the river bank of Vologda, opposite Sophia Cathedral. The temple commemorating Johann Zlatust is a cultural heritage of federal significance.

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22. Храм покрова божьей матери на Козлене

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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.

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23. Вологодская ссылка

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The Vologda Link Museum is an offshoot of the Vologda National Museum Protected Area. Vologda was one of the political exiles of pre-revolutionary Russia, and the museum's exhibit recounts the phenomenon.

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24. Детский парк

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Детский парк неизвестен / Общественное достояние

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.

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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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