27 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 27 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

The Vitushechnikov House is the former house of the merchant and sugar producer Vitushechnikov, one of the largest buildings in Vologda in the style of classicism, an architectural monument of regional importance. In 1824, during a visit to Vologda, Emperor Alexander I stayed in the house. From the end of the XIX century until 1918, the Vologda Provincial Zemstvo Council was located in the building. From 1922 to 1925, the Third District Library was located in this house, it was open to workers and students of the District, it organized a department for issuing books and a reading room. In the interior of the building, a tiled stove with a plot relief has been preserved. The Vitushechnikov House is the last and largest merchant mansion on the embankment of Vologda.

Wikipedia: Дом Витушечникова (RU)

2. Церковь Рождества Христова на Архиерейском дворе

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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

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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.

Wikipedia: Музей вологодской милиции (RU)

4. Vologda Kremlin

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The Vologda Castle is a historical and architectural ensemble in the central part of Vologda, founded as a fortress in 1567 by order of Tsar Ivan the Terrible and played the role of a defensive fortification in the XVI-XVII centuries. By the 1820s, the walls and towers of the Kremlin were dismantled. Currently, the Vologda Kremlin is not quite fully called the fortified complex of the Bishop's Court of the XVII century, located inside the fortress of Ivan the Terrible.

Wikipedia: Вологодский кремль (RU)

5. храм Преподобного Димитрия Прилуцкого на Наволоке

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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.

Wikipedia: Церковь Димитрия Прилуцкого на Наволоке (RU)

6. Софийский собор

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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.

Wikipedia: Saint Sophia Cathedral, Vologda (EN)

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 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)

8. Вологодский областной театр юного зрителя

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The Theater of young spectators (TYUZ) was created in Vologda in 1976. The first director of the Youth Theatre was J. 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 the Young Spectator". The commercial name is "Theater for Children and Youth".

Wikipedia: Вологодский театр юного зрителя (RU)

9. Воскресенский собор

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Voskresensky Sobor is a cathedral of the Vologda Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church, located in Vologda, Russia. It was built in 1772-1776 as a "warm" church at the behest of the Vologda Archbishop Joseph the Golden in the Baroque style near the "cold" St. Sophia Cathedral. An architectural monument of federal significance.

Wikipedia: Воскресенский собор (Вологда) (RU)

10. Музей вагонного депо

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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.

Wikipedia: Музей вагонного депо Вологда (RU)

11. Храм Александра Невского

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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.

Wikipedia: Церковь Александра Невского (Вологда) (RU)

12. Храм покрова Богородицы на Торгу

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

The Church of the Intercession of the Theotokos on Torg is an Orthodox church in Vologda, an architectural monument of regional significance of the XVIII century. The history of the temple is connected with the house church of Joachim and Anna of the wooden palace of Ivan the Terrible, which was located in its place.

Wikipedia: Церковь Покрова на Торгу (RU)

13. Церковь Святителя Николая на Глинках

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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.

Wikipedia: Храм Николая Чудотворца на Глинках (RU)

14. Владимирская церковь

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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.

Wikipedia: Владимирские церкви (Вологда) (RU)

15. Дом актера

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The Orlov House is a residential two-storey mansion built in the second half of the XIX century on Leningradskaya Street, in the city of Vologda, Vologda Region. A monument of history and culture of regional importance. Currently, the house houses and operates a public organization "Actor's House".

Wikipedia: Дом Орлова (Вологда) (RU)

16. Сретенская церковь

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Sureteniya Tserkov is an Orthodox temple in Vologda, built in 1731-1735 and suffered late perestroika in 1830, a landmark of Vologda. It is located at: Vologda, embankment of the VI Army, 85, in the historical district of Zarechye. It is an architectural monument, the security category is federal.

Wikipedia: Церковь Сретения (Вологда) (RU)

17. Храм Святителя Николая

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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)

18. Поклонный Крест

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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)".

Wikipedia: Vsegradsky cathedral (Vologda) (EN)

19. Литературный музей

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Museum "Literature. Art. Century XX" is 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 the composer V. A. Gavrilin.

Wikipedia: Музей «Литература. Искусство. Век XX» (RU)

20. Церковь Иоанна Златоуста

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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.

Wikipedia: Церковь Иоанна Златоуста (Вологда) (RU)

21. Церковь Варлаама Хутынского

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The church of Varlaam Khutynsky was built in 1780 at the expense of the merchant Uzdennikov instead of the old stone church in the city of Vologda. It is named after the founder and abbot of the Spaso-Preobrazhensky Khutyn Monastery Varlaam Khutynsky.

Wikipedia: Церковь Варлаама Хутынского (Вологда) (RU)

22. Мир забытых вещей

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Museum "World of Forgotten Things"-a branch of the Vologda State Museum-Reserve. The museum expositions tell visitors about the life of citizens in the pre -revolutionary era, as well as the history of the Vologda portrait.

Wikipedia: Музей «Мир забытых вещей» (RU)

23. 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.

Wikipedia: Храм Покрова на Козлёне (RU)

24. Вологодский областной театр кукол «Теремок»

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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.

Wikipedia: Теремок (театр кукол, Вологда) (RU)

25. 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.

Wikipedia: Детский парк (Вологда) (RU)

26. Вологодская ссылка

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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.

Wikipedia: Вологодская ссылка (RU)

27. Картинная галерея

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Картинная галерея Christian von Rüden / CC BY-SA 3.0

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.

Wikipedia: Вологодская областная картинная галерея (RU)

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