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History of city Vladimir in photos

A small historical reference

Vladimir - the center of the Vladimir region, located in the central part of the region, on the left bank of the river Klyazma. Date of establishment - 1108. The first written mention - 990 years. The city history begins with the founding of the fortress of Vladimir Monomakh as a base defense of the Rostov-Suzdal principality. In times of Tatar rule of Vladimir princes were found in the Horde oldest in the whole of Russia, so the city became the nominal capital of the Russian lands.

Historical and religious sights - the Assumption Cathedral (1185-1189), Demetrius Cathedral (1194-1197), the fortress Golden Gates (1158-1164), the Assumption Monastery Knyaginin (beginning of the XIII century), public places (1785), Shopping arcade (1787- 1790), Holy Rosary Catholic Church (1894), Vladimir Central - a prison for especially dangerous criminals (1783).

Date of foundation: 1108

Population: 354 827

Vladimir. The City Council
The City Council

 
Vladimir. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

 
Vladimir. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

 
Vladimir. Real College
Real College

 
Vladimir. Noble Street and Golden Gate
Noble Street and Golden Gate

 
Vladimir. Noble Assembly
Noble Assembly

 
Vladimir. Seating yard
Seating yard

 
Vladimir. View from Kozlov the shaft
View from Kozlov the shaft

 
Vladimir. Demetrius Cathedral
Demetrius Cathedral

 
Vladimir. Noble Assembly
Noble Assembly

 
Vladimir. Movie theatre 'Empire'
Movie theatre "Empire"

 
Vladimir. Golden Gate and women's gymnasium
Golden Gate and women's gymnasium

 
Vladimir. Golden Gate
Golden Gate

 
Vladimir. Golden Gate
Golden Gate

 
Vladimir. Railway Station
Railway Station

 
Vladimir. Railway Station
Railway Station

 
Vladimir. Knyaginin female monastery
Knyaginin female monastery

 
Vladimir. Maltsev vocational school
Maltsev vocational school

 
Vladimir. Bridge on the River Klyazma
Bridge on the River Klyazma and Muromskoye highway

 
Vladimir. Museum
Museum

 
Vladimir. Nizhegorodskaya street
Nizhegorodskaya street

 
Vladimir. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

 
Vladimir. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

 
Vladimir. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

 

Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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