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  • What to see in the city of Orel

    The city of Orel, which arose at the confluence of two rivers - Oka and Orlik - is similar to many other cities in Russia that grew up on the site of ancient fortresses. Now the city is associated with the names of famous figures of literature: Leskov, Turgenev, Bunin, Andreev. Founded in 1556, the city, according to legend, received a name from the bird of the same name. A majestic figure of a feathered man, he meets the guests at the railway station building, spreading his wings wide. About this sculpture and other noteworthy objects - in our selection of the most important places of the city.

  • Nature reserve Belogorye

    Nature reserve Belogorye

    State nature reserve with the lyrical name of “Belogorie” was created in 1999 and consists of five separate parcels, so-called clusters that are located in Borisov, Gubkinsky and Novy Oskol district of the Belgorod region.The total area of the protected area is 2131 hectares. Created on the basis of the reserve “forest on the Vorskla”, which existed from 1922 until 1951, when it was turned into a training and experimental forestry. In 1979 “forest on the Vorskla” again received the status of reserve, and in 1995, its membership was transferred plot “Otraslevye Yary”. In 1999 to it was annexed a few areas.

  • Natural state reserve Kologrivski forest

    Natural state reserve...

    Natural State Reserve Kologrivski forest located in the Kostroma region. Its total area is 58 939.6 hectares. The reserve was established in 2006 on 21 January.

  • Mordovia State Nature Reserve

    Mordovia State Nature Reserve

    Mordovia State Natural Reserve is located in the territory of the Republic of Mordovia. Reserve with a total area of 32 148 hectares, was organized March 5, 1936.

  • State nature reserve "Pinezhsky"

    State nature reserve "...

    State Reserve "Pinezhsky» ─ is a specially protected natural area in the Arkhangelsk region of federal significance. Pinezhsky Reserve was founded in 1974 with the aim of maintaining and preserving the taiga ecosystem.

  • Natural Museum-reserve Polenovo

    Natural Museum-reserve Polenovo

    Natural Museum-Reserve "Polenovo" located in the Tula region, in the lands of the former estate Borok, which belonged to the V.D. Polenov - the great Russian painter.

  • Moscow Museum-Reserve Tsaritsyno

    Moscow Museum-Reserve Tsaritsyno

    Moscow Tsaritsyno Estate Museum is located in the southern part of the capital and is a specially protected areas. This is one of the most mysterious and beautiful places in Moscow, which includes a huge landscaped park.

  • Rybinsk reservoir

    Rybinsk reservoir

    Rybinsk reservoir is a large reservoir on the Volga river and its tributaries Sheksna and Mologa. Located mainly in the Yaroslavl region.

  • The Polistovsky nature reserve

    The Polistovsky nature reserve

    The Polistovsky nature reserve was established in 1994. It is located on the East of the Pskov region, on the lands of Bezhanitsy and Loknya district. The total area of the reserve is 38 000 hectares

  • lake Ilmen

    Lake Ilmen

    Lake Ilmen - lake in the Western part of the Novgorod region. Belongs to the basin of the Baltic sea Atlantic ocean.

  • White lake

    White lake

    White lake is a lake in the West of Vologda region. Between 1964 and is part of the Sheksna reservoir.

  • Ural River

    Ural River

    The Ural river is a river in Eastern Europe, flows through the territory of Russia and Kazakhstan, flows into the Caspian sea.


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