Northern European Russia

Bereginya displays and sells a range of folk crafts and organises all manner of masterclasses – from making clay toys to traditional weaving.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Northern European Russia attractions

1. John the Baptist Church

0.21 MILES

This 1751 church on the city's main grassy square has an impressively Gothic bulk with unusual octagonal windows and distinctive double domes on long…

2. Bell Tower

0.24 MILES

Sweeping views from this sturdy 1778 bell tower justify the somewhat claustrophobic climb from the main grassy square. Enter through a hobbit-sized door…

3. Vvedenskaya Church

0.26 MILES

Historically important, the 1809 Vvedenskaya Church stored the hidden chattels of the Russian royals during Napoleon’s 1812 attack on Moscow. Now the…

4. Nativity Cathedral

0.29 MILES

The five-domed, 1562 star of Sobornaya Ploschad sports intriguing timber-encased corner buttresses and houses a splendid iconostasis on the 2nd floor …

5. Annunciation Church

0.43 MILES

The disused 1692 Annunciation Church catches your eye with its unusually intricate window mouldings.

6. Rozhdenstva Bogoroditsy Church

0.47 MILES

The active 1680 Rozhdenstva Bogoroditsy Church is elegant despite the discordant red-green metallic gleam of its multiple domes. A stylistic effect? No,…

7. Zosimy & Savvatiya Church

0.85 MILES

A long walk down a dusty road towards the southwestern end of town, this 1819 church has a small collection of local crafts, costumes and icons, plus…