Labyrinths of Bolshoi Zayatsky Island, Solovetsky archipelago, Russia

Labyrinths of Bolshoi Zayatsky Island

Labyrinths of Bolshoi Zayatsky Island, Solovetsky archipelago, Russia

Church of the Ascension in Kolomenskoye (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Russia -  built in 1532, to celebrate the birth of the prince who was to become Tsar Ivan IV ('the Terrible'). One of the earliest examples of a traditional wooden tent-roofed church on a stone and brick substructure, it had a great influence on the development of Russian ecclesiastical architecture.

Kolomenskoye - Tsar Alexis I had all the previous wooden structures in Kolomenskoye demolished and replaced them with a new great wooden palace, famed for its fanciful, fairytale roofs

Lena’s Stone Pillars (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Yakutsk, Russia -  rock pillars that reach a height of approximately 100 m along the banks of the Lena River. They were produced by the region’s extreme continental climate with an annual temperature range of almost 100 degrees Celsius (from –60 °C in winter to +40 °C in summer). The pillars form rocky buttresses isolated from each other by deep and steep gullies developed by frost shattering directed along intervening joints.

Lena Pillars in Russia, also called Lena's Stone Forest, is a natural rock formation along the banks of the Lena River about 60 km upriver from Yakutsk, Siberia. The pillars are metres and extends along the river for about 80 km.

The White Cliffs of Iturup. Russia

Iturup Island - the island of the southern group of Greater Kuril Ridge, the largest island of the archipelago, Russia.

Wrangel Island Reserve (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Russia - well above the Arctic Circle, the site includes the mountainous Wrangel Island (7,608 km2), Herald Island (11 km2) and surrounding waters. Wrangel was not glaciated during the Quaternary Ice Age, resulting in exceptionally high levels of biodiversity for this region.

Wrangel Island Reserve (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Russia - well above the Arctic Circle, the site includes the mountainous Wrangel Island (7,608 km2), Herald Island (11 km2) and surrounding waters. Wrangel was not glaciated during the Quaternary Ice Age, resulting in exceptionally high levels of biodiversity for this region.

Church of the Intercession on the Nerl, White Monuments of Vladimir & Suzdal (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Russia

Church of the Intercession on the Nerl, White Monuments of Vladimir & Suzdal (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Russia

Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Sergiyev Posad, Russia

Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad, Sergiyev Posad, Moscow, Russia (since

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