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On board the MS PAKOMOV we experienced a tranquil, impressive journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow.


Kirillov Belosersky Monastery (Cyril Monastery) is located near Goritzy on the White Lake

tower in the Kyrill monasteery

Fortified tower in the Cyril Monastery. Fortress walls and towers were built under Ivan the Terrible.

Monastery in Goritzy

Monastery in Goritzy

Church on the shore of the Scheksna

Photogenic church with detached tower on the bank of the Sheksna River.

Elijah Church

In the Prophet Elijah Church in Yaroslavl on the Volga, there is one of the most beautiful icon walls (iconastasis).

Erlöser Kloster


Kuppeln der Christi-Verklärungs-Kathedrale in Jaroslawl

The oldest building in Yaroslavl is the Cathedral of the Declaration of Christ in the Monastery of the Saviour. The cathedral was built in 1506-16 on the foundation of an old wooden church from the 13th century.

Kishi Holzkirchen

Kishi, a peninsula in Lake Onega where wooden churches can be admired. They come from the surrounding area and were erected here as museum churches.

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Kishi Holzkirchen

The famous Kishi churches are a wonderful subject for any photographer.

Kishi Holzkirchen

One last photo before the ship leaves Kishi again.