Architecture
February 26, 2014 posted by Sean Sheepskin

Veliky Ustyug: A northern city with old beautiful monasteries

Veliky Ustyug: A northern city with old beautiful monasteries

The city of Veliky Ustyug is located in the northeast of Vologda Region, Russia. The town is made up of wonderful old temples and monasteries of XIX century. Veliky Ustyug looks more beautiful in the winter time when all the great architecture is covered the bright white snow.

 

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Veliky Ustyug: A northern city with old beautiful monasteries - 06St. Prokopius Cathedral, 1668

Veliky Ustyug: A northern city with old beautiful monasteries - 07You maybe haven’t known, but Russian Santa Claus (Ded Moroz) lives in Veliky Ustyug. This is the map of his residence

Veliky Ustyug: A northern city with old beautiful monasteries - 08This is the post office of Ded Moroz

Veliky Ustyug: A northern city with old beautiful monasteries - 09And, this is his tower

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Sources: Irinamig, Tonkosti, Andrew Qzmn


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