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Loved Uglich and this church

We were on a Russian river cruise, and our last stop before reaching Moscow was Uglich. It is a... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
New York City, New York

There are many decorated churches in Uglich (I.e. museums) but don't miss the amazing frescos in... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
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Ulitsa Kreml', 2, Uglich 152615, Russia
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

We were on a Russian river cruise, and our last stop before reaching Moscow was Uglich. It is a lovely city, and I felt like we were seeing and experiencing the "real" Russia here (both St. Petersburg and Moscow are quite glamorous and cosmopolitan -...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

There are many decorated churches in Uglich (I.e. museums) but don't miss the amazing frescos in the Church of St. Demetrios of the Blood showing the murder of St. Dmitry, in line to be Tzar when he was killed when a boy. Free entry but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

This is one of those places you need to see, but it has a sad history that touches you. It is well kept and has beautiful frescoes inside. Dmitry, Ivan the Terrible's son, was murdered as a child here. There is a statue of the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

I'm not sure I'd have gone out of my way to visit this place but for the fact that I was on a Russian river cruise and this was one of the stops. We'd just been in St. Petersburg on a Baltic cruise and were...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dskid
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Another spectacular and beautiful church well worth a visit and so full of culture and history. Visit if you are able.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

The church was built in 1692 after Ivan the Terrible son Dmitry was murdered there. The church is red brick with blue domes, some nice frescoes inside telling the story of the murder to take photos inside cost 100 Rubles. The church is now a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The church is beautiful with a very bloody history. Ivan the Terribles youngest son was murdered in the church. Has his coffin. Beautiful frescoes.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is a charming church both inside and out. Learn the history, walk the outside and go in to enjoy the religious art inside: it is beautiful!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

On the place where this Church was build, Dimitry, the sun of Ivan the Terrible, was assassinated. The frescoes inside tell the story.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Joop V
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Another beautiful onion-domed church built in 1692 which is now a museum. Go inside to view the frescoes.

Date of experience: July 2017
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