The Symbol Of The City Of Arkhangelsk
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The Symbol Of The City Of Arkhangelsk

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Символ Архангельска, расположен на въезде в город. При бракосочетании есть традиция во время поездки по городу: приехать к кораблику разбить бокалы на счастье и закинуть бутылку шампанского на постамент. Не у всех это получается, поэтому бока кораблика побиты. Также пары на слове Архангельск пишут свои имена, их со временем закрашивают.

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A: Кораблик Архангельска

de Михаил Шишов, la mai putin de 10 metri

Кораблик Архангельска

B: Кораблик

de Михаил Шишов, la distanta de 20 metri

Кораблик

G: Новый мост

de Михаил Шишов, la 2.7 km distanta

Новый мост

H: остров Краснофлотский

de Михаил Шишов, la 2.8 km distanta

остров Краснофлотский

I: Опора нового моста

de Михаил Шишов, la 2.8 km distanta

Опора нового моста

J: Чистополе

de Михаил Шишов, la 2.9 km distanta

Чистополе

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