Add to favorite
 
russian visa
    Vsevolozhsk

Vsevolozhsk is a Russian town, the administrative center of Vsevolozhsk District of the Leningrad Region.

The town is situated 7 km away from St. Petersburg. The population is 62.1 million people (as of 1 January 2013). It has the area of 6226.4 ha.

Vsevolozhsk is one of the most verdant and environmentally friendly towns in Russia.

History of Vsevolozhsk

The formation of Vsevolozhsk as a village began after the victorious Russian Northern War of 1700-1721. It was founded as a settlement by the actual state councilor Paul A. Vsevolozhsky (1839-1898) in 1892. In the historical center of Vsevolozhsk there is a monument not to the citys founder Paul Vsevolozhsky but to his grandfather Vsevolod A. Vsevolozhsky (1769-1836).

At the entrance to the town there is an old estate Priyutino that Alexander Pushkin used to visit. Today there is an exposition, in the interiors of which movies and shows are sometimes shot. In the southern district there is Vsevolozhsk in Years of Blockade museum, and the History of Road Transport museum, where one can see rare car models. In Koltushskoe highway there is a modern creative museum the Cat Museum. In its small building one can learn about the history, biology and art component of the cat community.



Tags: Vsevolozhsk Leningrad Region    


Region:


City:






Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



Vsevolozhsk
  (Leningrad Region)

Cities of the region

    Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo)
    Petergof
    Lomonosov (Oranienbaum)
    Vyborg
    Kronstadt
    Shlisselburg
    Sestroretsk
    Gatchina
    Kingisepp
    Kirishi
    Kirovsk
    Luga
    Sertolovo
    Sosnovy Bor
    Tikhvin
    Tosno
    Volkhov
    Boksitogorsk
    Svetogorsk
    Slantsy


TAGS:
DNA  Oil Extraction  Valdai Region  Russian Internet blacklist  Exhibitions in Moscow  protest actions  St. Petersburg  Alexander Lazutkin  Pavel Sokolov-Skalya  Russian startups  physics  Sochi Olympic Games 2014  Russian Cinema  tours to Russia  Russian business  Moscow events  accident  Moscow  Russian economy  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  homophobia in Russia  Ukraine crisis  the Urals region  Russian tourism  New Year Exhibitions  Cambodia  Perm Territory  Spartak Moscow  Roman Abramovich  Soviet Film Actresses  international cooperation  Sports Facilities  VKontakte  Russian Music Instruments  Diana Vishnyova  Kamchatka  Russian scientists  Ufa  Russian Monuments  Russian Booker  May 9  Film service  Opochka  City Hunter  Russian science  Kuznetsk Basin  Pal Zileri  Architecture of St.Petersburg  high technologies  Moscow restaurants 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites