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Glazov - the Northern Capital of Udmurtia
November 29, 2016 10:09


(Source: http://erchaes.ru)

Glazov emerged as a village of thirty yards. When Glazovo village became a district town by the decree of Catherine II, not even a thousand of people lived there. Today the town is called the Northern capital of Udmurtia, though it has just a small number of local residents, about one hundred thousand still living there.

However, the town can boast of a developed industry: the forming enterprise, Chepetsk Mechanical Plant, is a part of the “Rosatom” corporation. To look at the plant is not easier than at any company of “Rosatom”, but Glazov has enough things to offer visitors without it.

The town is very beautiful and cozy. The centre of Glazov resembles Yaroslavl with its radial arc fan layout; the bridge over the Chepets River begins directly from the Central Square and leads to the huge forest park “Zarechnoye”. The town was built mainly in typical brick houses, with rare specimens of Stalin’s empire (such as “Russia” socio-cultural centre) that look in a metropolitan monumental way.

Glazov Museum of Local History situated in a former girls’ school is perhaps the most modern and interesting museum of that profile throughout the country. But the trademark of the tourist Glazov is the Historical and Cultural Museum-Reserve “Idnakar”; it consists of two objects: the settlement of IX-XIII centuries that is located 4 km away from Glazov (this settlement is a monument of archeology of federal importance) and the museum itself keeping the most valuable exhibits from the excavations.


Sources: http://strana.ru 


Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: Glazov Udmurtia    

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