Peter the Great House
Vologda’s oldest museum (1885) is a tiny late-17th-century stone house that supposedly hosted Tsar Peter I during his visits to...
The Vologda River’s little-visited north bank has a patchy minor charm. Dmitry Prilytskogo Church has pretty star-spangled domes, and...
Don’t miss this active 14th-century monastery built in a splendid cacophony of architectural styles. Painted in circus-tent stripes,...
Lonely Planet review
One of several fine old wooden buildings at the northern end of Leningradskaya houses this lovable little museum evoking the life of a 19th century, 17-child middle-class family. Amid portraits and old dolls are musical boxes and an old gramophone that still plays. A selection of beautiful photos showcase other examples of Vologda’s historic wooden architecture.