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  • 1. Vladimir
  • 2. Vladimir
    • Date of Foundation:
    • 990 by Prince Vladimir the Red Sun
    • Location: on the Klyazma river in the center of Europe
    • Population: 340,000
    • History:
    • the capital of Rus in XII-XIV centuries;
    • a religious centre of Russia;
    • a centre of Vladimir Gubernia since XVIII century;
    • an administrative centre of the Vladimir region since 1944
    • Awards: Order of the Red
    • Banner of Labour in 1971
    • Present-Day Life: an idustrial, educational and cultural centre, one of the towns of the Golden Ring of Russia
  • 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. Welcome to Our Native City of Vladimir!

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