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7 National Dishes of the Russian North. What to Eat in Arkhangelsk
The regional cuisines of the Russian North are similar in many respects, and yet the cuisine of the Arkhangelsk Region has its own characteristics, which are most appreciated on gourmet tours.
--13-09-2018--
Important Things to Know Before Travelling to Solovki
The Solovetsky archipelago (better known as Solovki) is a group of islands located in the White Sea near Murmansk. Many episodes of Russian history are connected with this place. There are some important things to arrange before travelling to Solovki.
--02-09-2018--
Literary Journey Through Arkhangelsk Oblast
Arkhangelsk Oblast is a fount of literary talents. During many centuries it gave birth to famous writers and poets, eminent writers came and lived here. Literary journeys will help visitors to take a look at this region from a new angle.
--07-03-2015--
Kargopol: The Mistery Of Two Oceans
Kenozersky National Park is famous for its numerous lakes and rivers, mossy boulders, Hizh-mountain covered with forests and the unique natural monument called Northern Equator. Esker ridge formed by glacier ten thousand years ago separates the two lakes Maselga and Vilna.
--25-03-2014--
Kargopol Wanders
In winter, in an ancient Russian town one can play ice bowling, see painted "heavens", learn about the art of modeling clay toys, go for fishing, listen to the magnificent church chants and visit the Northern Equator separating two oceans. In Kargopol every sound is clear and defined: the crunching snow outside the window tells about the frost, the sound of an ax about heating the sauna, snorting horses about riding the sleigh.
--24-03-2014--
Tourist Map: Seven Wonders Of The Arkhangelsk Region
The Agency for Tourism and International Cooperation of the Arkhangelsk region presented two tourist maps. The first one shows the attractions of the region, and the second one features the centre of the Arkhangelsk and everything that can interest a traveler in the city.
--12-02-2013--
Russian Tourist Destinations: Solovky Isles, The Gates to the Kingdom of the Dead
The Solovky archipelago is situated in the White Sea near the entry into Onežskiy bay. It consists of 6 big isles and plenty of small ones. Big isles Bolshoy Solovetsky, Anzerskiy, Bolshoy Muksalminskiy and Bolshoy Zajatskiy keep the traces human activity starting with Neolithic culture of 2nd 1st millennium.
--29-10-2012--
Russian Sacred Places: The Mystery of Solovetsky Monastery
The monastery situated on the remote islands is a real incarnation of solitude and mystery.
--20-12-2011--
Solvychegodsk: Stroganovy Salt Lake city
Solvychegodsk is a small town in Arkhangelsk Territory, which appeared in 16th century and became a centre of a huge trading empire, created by Stroganovy merchants. The family of Stroganovy, famous with their art patronage, so active, that the art historians identify specific Stroganov style in icon painting and even in architecture, have built their empire on salt-works and salt trading. The Stroganovy's salt works were prospering from mid-16th till the 17th century. Actually, Solvychegodsk stands literally in the beginning of their business and still keeps some rests of the salt-works and monuments of art and church architecture, demonstrating obviously, such a profitable business it was.
--17-11-2010--
Arkhangelsk Region: Caves of Pinega
The caves of Pinega are a few systems of including about 100 sinks, situated in the karst area in the Pinezhsky District of Arkhangelsk Region, in the interstream area of the Pinega and Kuloy Rivers. The caves are situated on the territory of the Pinega natural reserve. They have some special features, instead of the caves of Caucasus and others, but the most interesting one is that the changes in the configuration and plan of the caves, be observed during the human life: the Pinega caves live very active life.
--20-05-2010--
Kholmogory Bone Carving
Since long ago dwellers of the Russian North procured seal bones and walrus tusks in the polar seas and gathered fossil mammoth bones on the shores of the Arctic Ocean. The bone carvings from Kholmogory were notable for excellent craftsmanship and perfected technique. The best carving masters from Kholmogory were invited to work in the Kremlin's Armoury, which performed orders for the tsars court.
--28-08-2011--
National park of Kenozerye: land of the lakes and sacred grooves
The National park of Kenozerye is situated on the South-west of Arkhangelsk Region not far from the frontier with the Republic of Karelia. The name of the park is tied with the lake of Kenozero on its territory. This lake is a part of the system of lakes, forming the water route. This natural area of preferential protection is however notable not only for the variety of species on its territory, but also for the monuments of material and spiritual culture, the authentic culture of the Russian North
--17-11-2010--


News:

Popularity Of Arkhangelsk Oblast Is Growing
The Agency for Tourism and International Cooperation and TIC of Arkhangelsk Oblast have monitored the indicators of domestic tourism during the New Years holidays.
--08-03-2015--
Three Kids Rescued from Fire by Pensioner in Arkhangelsk
The house of a large family in the Loginovskaya Village of the Nyandomsky District was on fire.
--16-01-2015--
Family Saved from Fire by CID Officer in Severodvinsk
Fire broke out on the ground floor of House 7a, Karl Marx Street in Severodvinsk on November 4.
--05-11-2014--
Unexploded Bomb Found in Arkhangelsk Region
A suspicious object similar to an air bomb was found in the former tank training area in the Primorsky District of the Arkhangelsk Region.
--10-10-2014--
Tourist Information Center of Arkhangelsk Oblast
The "Tourist Information Center of Arkhangelsk Oblast" State Budgetary Institution was established in Arkhangelsk on the order of Governor of the Arkhangelsk Oblast, Igor Orlov to form a comfortable information environment for the guests of Arkhangelsk Oblast.
--18-02-2014--
New Logo Of Arkhangelsk Oblast
Tourism information centre of Arkhangelsk Oblast has developed a logo symbolizing the preservation of folk traditions, hospitality, warm and hearty welcome of the guests of the region. A northern mitten will now become a universal symbol of vivid and unique travels in Arkhangelsk Oblast.
--16-02-2014--
17th Century Architecture Monument Collapsing in the Arkhangelsk Region
An architecture monument, which is a cultural heritage site of federal value, is collapsing in the Krasnoborsk District of the Arkhangelsk Region.
--09-04-2013--
The Five Prizes of the Arkhangelsk Region were Awarded in the Field of Culture and Art
The prizes of the Arkhangelsk region in the field of culture and art are awarded for the most talented, new and original works of fine arts, crafts, theater and circus arts, musical works that became a significant contribution to the culture of Pomorie.
--21-03-2013--
Brodsky Museum to be Founded in Arkhangelsk Region
The government of the Arkhangelsk Region has purchased the house, in which Joseph Brodsky cspent his exile in the Konosh District.
--14-03-2013--
Arkhangelsk Region Again Invites Visitors to See the Newborn Seals
For the third year running Arkhangelsk invites visitors to what is now the world's only tour of this kind - the opportunity to observe the newborn seals in the wild.
--18-01-2013--
Expedition from Petersburg to Searches for Sunken Bells
Historians and archeologists have got a real chance to find the place of sinking of bells of Solovetsky Monastery lost in 1923 under obscure circumstances.
--14-05-2012--
Kenozersky National Park Attracts Tourists
Kenozersky Park, situated in the southwestern part of Arkhangelsk region has been visited by about 11,000 tourists in 2011. The landmark is becoming more and more popular among people from all over the world.
--20-01-2012--





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