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Uglich is an interesting town to visit. The grounds of its Kremlin citadel surround the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Worth a visit

We were lucky to have great weather which made all the difference. A pretty fortress or Kremlin and... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

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. Thanks for reading. I’ll appreciate a thumbs up below...More

Thank dskid
Reviewed 9 August 2018

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

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

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

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

There are some very old historical buildings, build close to each other in this Kremlin, which is one of the oldest in Russia.

Thank Joop V
Reviewed 19 July 2017

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

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

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

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Unusual cast-iron floors, very interesting frescos on the walls. By frescoes you can study the Bible.

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Casey536
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Hi Keith, The Kremlin is about 1 km north of the dam near the center of Uglich. It is a short walk from where the River Cruise Ships dock and from the Moskva (Intourist) Hotel.
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