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History of city Vologda in photos

A small historical reference

Vologda - the center of the Vologda region, situated on the south of the region, on both banks of the Vologda River. The probable date of the founding and the first written mention - 1147. The city history begins with the founding monk Gerasim on Kaisarova Creek (which flows into the river Vologda) Trinity Monastery. During the reign of Tsar Ivan IV on the banks of the Vologda River was built by Tsar's pantry courtyard and the city has become an important transit point for trade. Also at that time it was built a stone Vologda Kremlin.

Historical and religious sights - "Vologda Kremlin" (Bishops yard), Cathedral of the Savior Saviour Priluki Monastery (1537-1542), Church of the Assumption (1st quarter of the XVI century), House of Fair (1790-s years), the House of Specific department ( 1810), the house Butyrina (1902), the house Kirhoglanina (1910), the house Zasetskaya (1790-s years) and others.

Date of foundation: The first mention - 1147

Population: 312 686

Vologda. Kirillovskaya street
Kirillovskaya street

 
Vologda. Quay in the New Bridge
Quay in the New Bridge

 
Vologda. Panorama of Fryazinovskaya embankment
Panorama of Fryazinovskaya embankment, 1912

 
Vologda. The view from the New Bridge
The view from the New Bridge

 
Vologda. Administrative building
Administrative building

 
Vologda. Big Arkhangelskaya street
Big Arkhangelskaya street

 
Vologda. City Boulevard, 1912
City Boulevard, 1912

 
Vologda. Governor's house
Governor's house

 
Vologda. Noble Assembly, circa 1910's
Noble Assembly, circa 1910's

 
Vologda. Ekaterininskaya Street, 1900
Ekaterininskaya Street, 1900

 
Vologda. Merchant House on the Haymarket Square
Merchant House on the Haymarket Square

 
Vologda. Moskovskaya street
Moskovskaya street

 
Vologda. Quay at the Red Bridge
Quay at the Red Bridge

 
Vologda. Quay street at River Scrofula
Quay street at River Scrofula

 
Vologda. Lodging house, built in 1777
Lodging house, built in 1777

 
Vologda. Branch of the State Bank
Branch of the State Bank

 
Vologda. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

 
Vologda. Panorama of the city
Panorama of the city

 
Vologda. Steamship wharfs, 1912
Steamship wharfs, 1912

 
Vologda. Public places
Public places

 
Vologda. Restaurant 'Passage'
Restaurant "Passage" and Trading rows, circa 1910's

 
Vologda. Skulyabinskaya almshouse
Skulyabinskaya almshouse

 
Vologda. Square at Petrovsky little house
Square at Petrovsky little house

 
Vologda. Trading rows at Stone Bridge
Trading rows at Stone Bridge

 

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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