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Images à proximité de http://www.360cities.net/fr/area/vologda

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A: Chapel in the honor of Nativity of Christ

Par Dmitry Levin, à 90 mètres

Chapel in the honor of Nativity of Christ

B: Vologda Kremlin 2

Par Алексей Попов, à 230 mètres

Vologda Kremlin 2

Vologda Kremlin 2

C: Vologda Kremlin

Par Shusharin-EDA, à 280 mètres

Vologda - the cultural center of Russian North. Situated between Moscow and St. Petersburg. Vologda w...

Vologda Kremlin

D: Kremlin area

Par Alexey Yuzhakov, à 300 mètres

Kremlin area

E: Vologda

Par Shusharin-EDA, à 310 mètres

Vologda - the cultural center of Russian North. Situated between Moscow and St. Petersburg. Vologda w...

Vologda

F: Kremlin, near monument KN Batyushkov

Par Alexey Yuzhakov, à 320 mètres

Kremlin, near monument KN Batyushkov

G: r.Vologda. Spring tide.

Par dmitry-o-belov, à 330 mètres

r.Vologda. Spring tide.

H: Kremlin Square

Par Aleksy Kirilovskiy, à 330 mètres

Kremlin Square

I: Kremlin Square. Vologda

Par Dmitry Plavkov, à 340 mètres

Kremlin Square. Vologda

J: Vologda Université pédagogique d'Etat

Par Alexey Yuzhakov, à 480 mètres

Vologda Université pédagogique d'Etat

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Vologda was first mentioned in Novgorod chronicles for 1147, when Saint Gerasimus found a church and village already standing there. Surrounded by impassable woods, the settlement was inhabited by Novgorodians who pulled the ships from a tributary of theVolga to a tributary of the Northern Dvina, thus making possible navigation from the White Sea to the Caspian. In 1273 the city was ravaged by a Mongol raid.

It was not until 1412, when the area was ceded by Novgorod Republic to Muscovy, that the town acquired any measure of importance. The princes of Muscovy made Vologda their outpost in the North. By the end of the century, Vologda eclipsed the ancient centre of that region, Belozersk. Its commercial importance further increased when the Muscovy Company started its operations in Russia.

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