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Uglich, a town on a prominent bend in Mother Volga, was founded in 937 A.D.
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Uglich is one of the "Golden Ring" cities. The obscured map beneath reveals the prominent bend in the river.
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The pier at Uglich
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Young Russians on the pier.
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If it's Sunday, it must be Uglich. The Great Green Group makes its way into town from the ship.
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Irina, the Great Green Group's guide in Uglich.
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The museum of 19th century everyday town life.
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The "Kovcheg" (Reliquary) ensemble sings for the Great Green Group.
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Church of Prince Dmitriy on Blood
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Church of Prince Dmitriy on Blood. Prince Dmitriy was the youngest son of Ivan the Terrible. Most believed Boris Godunov had him murdered.
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These icons inside the church were created in the 17th and 18th centuries.
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The wall paintings were done in 1787-1788.
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Continuation of the previous photo.
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Ceiling art from the 18th century.
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"On the Day of Creation" is on the ceiling.
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The bell that sounded the alarm of 8-year-old Prince Dmitriy's death. Its clapper was removed and exiled to Siberia along with many citizens of Uglich who had rebelled against the Prince's murder.
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The floor of the church is made of cast iron.
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One of the most ancient buildings of Rus, part of the prince's palace, built during the time of Prince Andrei the Great. The young Dmitriy lived here from 1584 until his murder in 1591. The home was built originally in 1480 and restored in 1892 according to the plaque on the wall.
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Uglich monastery.
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Grandpa Roy has no idea what this is.
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The Transfiguration Cathedral.
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The Transfiguration Cathedral.
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The Uglich Kremlin seen from the Volga River.
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This lady sang her heart out for the Great Green Group.
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Rick Rogers, Grandpa Roy and Mike Raftus wait to use the automatic teller machine.
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View toward the Volga. Uglich is known for its watch manufacturing and cheeses.
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Flowers grow in Uglich. Towns and cities, in particular St. Petersburg and Moscow, had large numbers of florists everywhere.
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The Old Town restaurant.
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The Moskva (Moscow) hotel in Uglich, operated by the Intourist Hotel Group.
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Uglich hydroelectric plant.
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