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The roofs of Rostov Kremlin by alex_semyonov

Rostov Veliky (Rostov the Great) is one of the oldest cities in Russia. Rostov begins the official chronology since 862 year. This is a not a serious figure for Italy or Greece, but Russia is a rather young country. On the territory of Rostov is located 326 cultural monuments. In 1970, growth was included in the list of historical cities of Russia. In 1995, the museum-reserve “Rostov Kremlin” was included in the registry of the most valuable objects of cultural heritage of the peoples of Russia.

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Ipatiev Monastery by AlexanderPolomodov

The Ipatiev Monastery is one of the country’s oldest and most famous cloisters. It stands on the bank of the River Kostroma, opposite the city of Kostroma in central Russia.
The Ipatiev Monastery was founded around 1330 by Chet-Murza, a Tatar prince who wished to serve Muscovy. Making his way to the city of Moscow, he was struck down by illness and forced to make a stop where the River Kostroma flowed into the River Volga.

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