Vladimir
Vladimir <ul><li>Date of Foundation: </li></ul><ul><li>990 by Prince Vladimir the Red Sun </li></ul><ul><li>Location:  on ...
At the end of the 18 - th century the building was seriously changed. The earth ramparts,   which adjoined the Gate were r...
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  1. 1. Vladimir
  2. 2. Vladimir <ul><li>Date of Foundation: </li></ul><ul><li>990 by Prince Vladimir the Red Sun </li></ul><ul><li>Location: on the Klyazma river in the center of Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Population: 340,000 </li></ul><ul><li>History: </li></ul><ul><li>the capital of Rus in XII-XIV centuries; </li></ul><ul><li>a religious centre of Russia; </li></ul><ul><li>a centre of Vladimir Gubernia since XVIII century; </li></ul><ul><li>an administrative centre of the Vladimir region since 1944 </li></ul><ul><li>Awards: Order of the Red </li></ul><ul><li>Banner of Labour in 1971 </li></ul><ul><li>Present-Day Life: an idustrial, educational and cultural centre, one of the towns of the Golden Ring of Russia </li></ul>
  3. 3. At the end of the 18 - th century the building was seriously changed. The earth ramparts, which adjoined the Gate were removed; buttresses surrounded by circular bastions were added to four corners of the old tower to reinforce it; the gateway church was built in brick and reconstructed in 1810; the platform around the church was turned into a covered gallery. Extremely rare monument of the old-russian fortification. It was built in white stone in 1158-1164 by prince Andrei Bogolyubsky of Vladimir and was the main entrance and defensive tower of the new fortress , the assault of the mongol-tartar army and was not covered with shame at that. Today the Golden Gate is a part of the Vladimir and Suzdal museum, in 1992 it was inscribed on the World Heritage List of UNESCO. The Golden Gate
  4. 4. Welcome to Our Native City of Vladimir!
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