Volok Lamsky is an ancient volost of Veliky Novgorod, from which the beginning of the river route to the Russian north, the source of furs, took place. Novgorod ancient city of Russia historical Russia
For centuries grain caravans entered Novgorod from Volok Lamsky on the way North through Tver, Vyshny Volochok and the Msta River. Novgorod ancient city of Russia historical Russia
The Kremlin of Volok Lamsky is decorated with the Resurrection Cathedral of the XV century. And St. Nicholas Cathedral of the XIX century. On the outskirts of Volokolamsk, Prince Mstislav of Novgorod founded the Vozmischensky Monastery with the Church of the Nativity of the Mother of God. Which is one of the oldest shrines in the Moscow region.
In the village of Yaropolets, on the banks of the Lama, under the crowns of a shady park, there are two palace ensembles Z. G. Chernyshov. Goncharov, masterpieces of Russian classicism. At Lama, at the dawn of Soviet power, a hydroelectric power station was built, from which we have a high dam with a noisy waterfall.
The Iosifo-Volotsky monastery was founded by the Monk Joseph of Volotsk in the 15th century. During the period of construction of the Assumption Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin by Aristotle Fiorovanti. The monastery is located among three lakes, and it is amazingly beautiful.
A wooden sculpture of St. Nicholas of Mozhaisk made in the XVI century is preserved in the in the village of Spirovo, in the church of the initiation of Virgin Mary. It is an ancient shrine. Which took part in annual religious 25 km long procession from Spirovo to Volokolamsk before the revolution.
In the estate of Botovo, under the canopy of the lime trees of a vast park. There is a stone church of the Resurrection of Christ.
The farmstead of the village of Fedorovskoe, with a church and stone houses. Is now a convent for women. Mikulin is a city of Tver princes with a stone cathedral of the Archangel Michael. Built in 1398, and rebuilt in 1559. Mikulin, with its fortified earthen rampart and cathedral, is a small Suzdal suburb.