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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St. Prokopius Cathedral, 1668
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You maybe haven't known, but Russian Santa Claus (Ded Moroz) lives in Veliky Ustyug. This is the map of his residence
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This is the post office of Ded Moroz
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And, this is his tower

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Sources: Irinamig, Tonkosti, Andrew Qzmn


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