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The houses of the town are built in a Soviet style. The new Church of Elijah the Prophet with a high Bell Tower on Gorkogo Street stands out against the general background.


The town grew out of the railway station built in 1899 year next to the eponymous estate where the writer N.N. Zlatovratsky lived.


Vytegra and its surroundings attract tourists with their ancient northern architecture, clear waters of Lake Onega and the possibility to pass the rivers of Vologda region that are full of rapids on catamarans.


Finno-Ugric tribes votes: Vod, Ingria and Chud have lived in the basins of the rivers of Narva and Luga since ancient times. The Slavs began to settle in these places from V-VI centuries. Kingisepp was founded by the Novgorod Boyar Ivan Fedorovich as the Yam fortress in 1384. It has been built in 33 days.


The first people settled in these places immediately after the advance of glaciers about 10 thousand years ago.


Gvardeysk, just like Kaliningrad, is often called by its prewar German name - Tapiau. It was founded by the Prussians.


The old German name of the town is Neuhausen, which means new houses. The official date of birth of Neuhausen is the year 1292. Then an earthen fortification and a fortress were built under Königsberg by the orders of the Bishop Christian von Mulchhausen.


The small provincial town of Kingisepp attracts tourists with its rich history, ruins of the ancient fortress, cosy streets with preserved ancient buildings and a regular layout.


The ancient city of the Russian North, Mezen, is known for paintings on wood, excellent hunting and fishing, wonderful nature and protected places.


The towns day of Dno is celebrated at the beginning of August.


Belokurikha is the most famous resort of the Altai Territory. Pure mountain air is a local feature, and tour operators like to compare the air with the atmosphere of the Swiss Davos, moreover the number of air ions is larger here in Belokurikha.


An ancient tower rises in the village of Uallagsykh, to the south of the settlement of Dallagkau, on the high Khakun mountain. It is called the tower of Kurt and Tag and it is a real pearl of the Kurtatinskoe Gorge.


We are strangers at this festival of life the words have been pronounced by Ostap Bender immersed in the atmosphere of the main Pyatigorsk Tsvetnik (Flower Garden in Russian) Park.


The town of Dno located 113 km away from Pskov is a small provincial town turned into an important junction station with a rich history. And it is very interesting to visit it. The name of the town is derived from the two villages Dno Bolshoe (Big bottom) and Dontse Menshoe (Small bottom) which were first mentioned in the Novgorod chronicle at the beginning of XV century.


Speaking about therapeutic factors of Belokurikha, these are primarily mineral and thermal springs. Local waters are called weakly-mineralized siliceous fluorine-containing sulfate-hydrocarbonate sodium waters. They have anti-inflammatory soothing effect, improve blood circulation, facilitate hormonal regulation of the body.


Asha is a small Ural industrial town at the foot of the Adzhigardak Ridge. It emerged as a working settlement a little more than a century ago, and its emergence is due to the Samara-Zlatoust Railway that passed through the territory of the Simsky mountainous district in 1889-1890, and to the Asha Mining/Iron Smelting Plant that appeared here later.


Bolkhov is one of the most beautiful towns in Orel Oblast having more than 25 churches. There is a disproportionately high bell tower - 76 meters - next to St. Georges Church built in 1740.


The largest health resorts in the town are Belokurikha, Sibir, Katun, and Rossiya.


Miass is a city at the foot of the mountains of the Southern Urals, in the immediate vicinity of the Ilmen Nature Reserve.


Mineral springs in the area of Belokurikha were discovered at the very end of XIX century. The Tomsk Province Vedmosti newspaper published the news about the opening of curative springs in the village of Novaya Belokurikha on July 7, 1867.


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