Uglich is a Volga River cruise port in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia. This historic town has population around 35,000 and covers a total area of 27 km2 (10 ml2). It is located approx 100 km (60 ml) to the south of Voronezh, and approx 600 km (370 ml) to the south of Russia's capital city Moscow.
The town was established in 937 AD. It was first documented as Ugliche Pole (Corner Field) in 1148. Its name is thought to refer to the nearby turn in Volga River.
The town's center features the traditional Kremlin, plus other samples of old Russian architecture, of which particularly notable are the monasteries Resurrection and Alexeievsky. The Assumption 3-tented church (1628) of Alexeyevsky Monastery is a true gem of Russia's medieval architecture. Located close by is the more conventional Church of Saint John the Baptist (1681).
Closer to the river's bank, cruise ship passengers can see the Resurrection Monastery with its large cathedral, belfry, refectory and summer church. All of these buildings stand in a row and date back to the 17th century (1674-1677). Opposite the Resurrection Monastery is the Church of the Nativity of St John the Baptist (1689-1690) built by a local merchant to commemorate the site where his son had drowned.
Older poular among tourists sites near Uglich are the church in Divnogorye Museum Reserve, and the 17th-century Uleima (Nikolo-Uleiminsky) Monastery.
Port Uglich cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Uglich, Russia. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|25 October, 2018|
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