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Immagini nelle vicinanze di http://www.360cities.net/it/area/vologda

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A: Chapel in the honor of Nativity of Christ

di Dmitry Levin, 90 metri di distanza

Chapel in the honor of Nativity of Christ

B: Vologda Kremlin 2

di Алексей Попов, 230 metri di distanza

Vologda Kremlin 2

Vologda Kremlin 2

C: Vologda Kremlin

di Shusharin-EDA, 280 metri di distanza

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

Vologda Kremlin

D: Kremlin area

di Alexey Yuzhakov, 300 metri di distanza

Kremlin area

E: Vologda

di Shusharin-EDA, 310 metri di distanza

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

Vologda

F: Kremlin, near monument KN Batyushkov

di Alexey Yuzhakov, 320 metri di distanza

Kremlin, near monument KN Batyushkov

G: r.Vologda. Spring tide.

di dmitry-o-belov, 330 metri di distanza

r.Vologda. Spring tide.

H: Kremlin Square

di Aleksy Kirilovskiy, 330 metri di distanza

Kremlin Square

I: Kremlin Square. Vologda

di Dmitry Plavkov, 340 metri di distanza

Kremlin Square. Vologda

J: Vologda State Pedagogical University

di Alexey Yuzhakov, 480 metri di distanza

Vologda State Pedagogical University

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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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