Mandroga is located on the river Svir, which connects the Onega and Ladoga lakes. This beautiful waterfront village has been constructed in the traditional Russian wooden architectural style. The village is known for the vodka museum. Traditional spirits are brewed here so while learning the history of the vodka industry, visitors can sip on some of the finest vodka in the world.
On the banks of the Sheksna River in Goritsy sits the remains of the Nunnery of the Resurrection. Goritsky is also a great example of Russian rural life.
lake Rybinsk is one of the largest man-made lakes in the world. Recreational opportunities include hunting in the surrounding forests, boating on the expansive Rybinsk Sea and fishing along the islands, channels and bays that form along the waterway. Dozens of fish species can be found in the Rybinsk Reservoir, including large zander, bream, and small pike-perch.
Yaroslavl is a Russian treasure. Its wooded areas are filled with animals, birds, babbling brooks and streams and charming glades. Wonder through the white birch trees and the contrasting coral bunches of ashberry trees, taking in the fragrant air. Aside from the natural beauty of the region, the town is filled with ancient churches and fortresses. Among them are the Church of the Prophet Elijah, best known for the frescoes painted by well known Kostrom masters, Guri Nikitin and Sila Savin.
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