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Explore Shunga in Russia

Shunga in the region of Kostroma is a town in Russia - some 186 mi or ( 300 km ) North-East of Moscow , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Shunga

Current time in Shunga is now 02:08 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Moscow " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Yaroslavl', Vologda, Vladimir, Tula, and Sushchëvo. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Yaroslavl' . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Shunga ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Kostroma 2000

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Kostroma (2000) ..

Кострома. 860-летие основания города

3:23 min by ANTON VITA
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860-летие основания Костромы Снимал на iPhone 4S 11.08.2012 ..


The Upper Volga: A photograhic Journey by Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorski in 1910

7:01 min by Nigel Fowler Sutton
Views: 181 Rating: 5.00

Here I present a journey down the Upper Volga in 1910 with photographs taken by the great Russian photographer Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorski. Accompaning music by the Russian composer Anton Aren ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Ipatiev Monastery

The Ipatiev Monastery (Ипатьевский монастырь in Russian)—sometimes translated into English as Hypatian Monastery—is a male monastery, situated on the bank of the Kostroma River just opposite the city of Kostroma. It was founded around 1330 by a Tatar convert, Prince Chet, whose male-line descendants include Solomonia Saburova and Boris Godunov.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 57.78 40.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Kostroma Oblast, Christian monasteries established in the 14th century, Kostroma, Monasteries in Russia, Russian Orthodox monasteries

Kostroma River

The Kostroma is a river in the European part of Russia. It flows through the Kostroma and Yaroslavl Oblasts, and is a left tributary of the Volga, which it enters at the Gorky Reservoir, at the city of Kostroma, at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:57|46|44|N|40|53|55|E| | |name= }}. Prior to the creation of the Gorky Reservoir it flowed into the Volga within the city limits of Kostroma. The Ipatiev Monastery is located at the old confluence of the Kostroma and the Volga.

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Located at 57.78 40.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Rivers of Kostroma Oblast, Rivers of Yaroslavl Oblast

Theophany Convent, Kostroma

Bogoyavlensky Convent is one of the most populous Russian Orthodox convents. It is situated in Kostroma and is known as the location of the ancient Feodorovskaya Icon of God's Mother. It was founded as Bogoyavlensky Monastery in the 15th century by Nikita, a disciple and a relative of St Sergius of Radonezh. The five-domed katholikon of traditional Byzantine design was constructed under Ivan the Terrible, starting in 1559.

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Located at 57.77 40.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Kostroma Oblast, Convents in Russia, Kostroma, Monasteries in Russia, Russian Orthodox monasteries

Kostroma Gostiny Dvor

The Gostiny Dvor in Kostroma is the best preserved complex of provincial Neoclassical trading arcades in Russia. It was built on the site of the ancient Kostroma kremlin after the great fire of 1773. The complex comprises more than ten buildings constructed over a period of almost five decades. The merchant court was designed by Charles Claire, although many other architects modified the original design. The construction was supervised by the local Vorotilov family.

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Located at 57.77 40.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Kostroma Oblast, Kostroma, Merchant courts, Neoclassical architecture, Vasily Stasov buildings and structures