Unesco World Heritage Sites in Russia

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russia Saint Petersburg Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood unesco world heritage site

The fantastic painted ceiling and columns of the Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood. The church, in central Saint Petersburg, got its name because the Tsar Alexander II was assassinated at the church.

This is a list of Unesco World Heritage Sites in Russia, with links to posts about the ones we have visited. Russia has 28 Unesco World Heritage sites, which places it in ninth place, behind Italy, China, Spain, France, Germany, and others.

Cultural (17)

  • Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad (1993)
  • Assumption Cathedral and Monastery of the town-island of Sviyazhsk (2017)
  • Bolgar Historical and Archaeological Complex (2014)
  • Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye (1994)
  • Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent (2003)
  • Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky Islands (1992)
  • Curonian Spit (2000)
  • Ensemble of the Ferapontov Monastery (2000)
  • Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent (2004)
  • Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin (2000)
  • Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments (1990)
  • Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings (1992)
  • Historical Centre of the City of Yaroslavl (2005)
  • Kizhi Pogost (1990)
  • Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow (1990)
  • Struve Geodetic Arc (shared with other countries) (2005)
  • White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal (1992)

Natural (11)

  • Central Sikhote-Alin (2001)
  • Golden Mountains of Altai (1998)
  • Lake Baikal (1996)
  • Landscapes of Dauria (2017)
  • Lena Pillars Nature Park (2012)
  • Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve (2004)
  • Putorana Plateau (2010)
  • Uvs Nuur Basin (2003)
  • Virgin Komi Forests (1995)
  • Volcanoes of Kamchatka (1996,2001)
  • Western Caucasus (1999)
List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Russia, with links to those we've visited. #Russia #TravelPast50 #seniortravel #travelphotography #TBIN #historytravel #Europe #VikingRiver #UNESCO #WorldHeritageSite #Churches #TraveltheWorld

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