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Uglich is an interesting town to visit.
The grounds of its Kremlin citadel surround the green-domed Transfiguration Cathedral. Inside there is an ornate wall of icons and to photograph the art you need to pay for an inexpensive voucher.
Close by, the Church of St....More
This was the first stop on our cruise, otherwise I probably wouldn't have bothered. Uglich is quite small and it's relevance is historical as this is where Prince Dmitri was killed ending one dynasty and ushering in the start of the Romanov dynasty which was...More
We were lucky to have great weather which made all the difference. A pretty fortress or Kremlin and if you're on a river cruise the 300m walk to the Kremlin takes you through a market selling all of the usual souvenirs but at a fraction...More
We didn't go in but I certainly walked around the entire structure taking pictures from different angles. I'm not really sure how this qualifies as a kremlin but it's very impressive for a relatively small structure.
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1. This is lovely and interesting location where Kremlin (fortress) actually WAS some time ago. The only building that stands here since 16th century is the Princely Chamber. Princely Chamber is a small diamond. Building is really beautiful.
2. Great place for hot summer day....More
Uglich is a lovely town with good architectural examples and interesting although somewhat questionable history. Tradition says Ivan the Terrible's son, Demitry, was living here and was treacherously killed for political gain at the age of 10. There is at least one other theory so...More
The old town of Uglich, now walless, consists of 1 active church, 1 museum church, one church turned community hall, a Prince's home, and a building once used as a city hall. These buildings are located now in a park like setting with tall birches...More
Unlike the Kremlin in other places with castles and buildings clustered inside the high walls. The one in Uglich is non-walled and you can walk freely to view different spots at your leisure including churches and statues. Quite a nice walk and is recommended to...More