Touring Vologda in Russia
Vologda in the region of Vologda with its 294,889 citizens is a city located in Russia - some 254 mi or ( 409 km ) North of Moscow , the country's capital city .
Time in Vologda is now 01:29 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Moscow " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Yaskino, Yaroslavl', Volokolamsk, Vologda, and Vladimir. Being here already, consider visiting Yaskino . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Vologda ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
The First Russian Bluegrass Festival
The First Russian Bluegrass Festival! Pete and Joan Wernick (Dr. & Nurse Banjo) -- along with fiddler Justin Hoffenberg -- travelled to Russia to play at the first-ever Russian Bluegrass Festival held ..
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Vologda State Technical University
Vologda State Technical University (Russian: Волого́дский госуда́рственный техни́ческий университе́т, ВоГТУ), is the largest technical university of the Vologda oblast in Russia.
Located at 59.22 39.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Saint Sophia Cathedral, Vologda
Saint Sophia Cathedral is a Russian Orthodox cathedral, the oldest surviving 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.
Archangelgorod Governorate (Russian: Архангелогородская губерния, Arkhangelogorodskaya guberniya), or the Government of Archangelgorod, was an administrative division of the Russian Empire, which existed from 1708 until 1780. Its seat was in Archangel. The governorate was located in the north of Russian Empire and bordered Siberia Governorate in the east, Kazan Governorate in the south-east, Moscow and Ingermanland Governorates in the south-west, and Sweden in the west.
Vologda Viceroyalty was an administrative division of the Russian Empire, which existed in 1780–1796. The seat of the Viceroyalty was located in Vologda. The viceroyalty was established by a decree of Catherine II on February 5, 1780. It was subdivided into three oblasts: Vologda, Veliky Ustyug, and Arkhangelsk. The predecessor of Vologda Viceroyalty was Archangelgorod Governorate with the seat in Arkhangelsk.
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 complex of monuments that have been protected by the federal government.
Located at 59.23 39.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
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