Restoration of two objects that are part of the Vologda Kremlin has started today - the Pyatnitskaya Tower and the Northern Wall built at the end of the XVII century. 75.8 mln rubles will be allocated from the regional budget for the restoration of these two objects.

During the meeting held via videoconference in January 2023 Vladimir Putin and Oleg Kuvshinnikov discussed preparations for the 880th anniversary of Vologda, which will be marked in 2027. The Vologda Region Governor asked the President to support the renovation of the Vologda Kremlin, the construction of which was started in 1566 by Ivan the Terrible.

The Vologda Kremlin, a historical and architectural ensemble, includes twenty architectural objects, nineteen of them are in need of repair and restoration work. The total cost of the work amounts to 4.4 billion rubles. The restoration work will be completed by 2027. At the same time, the Vologda Kremlin will be open and available to tourists and residents of the city.

Vologda is one of the cities that preserve the heritage of the North Russian school of architecture. Many visitors to the city admire the unique architecture of the ancient buildings of Vologda.

The Vologda Kremlin is the main pride of Vologda. Now it houses the Vologda State Museum-Preserve of History, Architecture and Decorative Arts. It is one of the largest museums of Russia's North. The ensemble of monuments was built during four centuries (XVI- XIX).

The Vologda State Museum-Preserve is a scientific - exploring and educational organization, state storage of artistic, historical, architectural memorials of material and spiritual culture and as well as memorials of nature. The Vologda Kremlin has an area of more than 10,000 square metres, and it contains natural-science, historical, and art museums, as well as other exhibition halls, which contain more than 400,000 pieces of art, including ancient icons, manuscripts, early printed books, and articles crafted by Vologda silversmiths. The most valuable collections are the collection of Russian Ancient Art (icons), sculpture, numismatics, Old Russian books and others.

Renovation works on the Pyatnitskaya Tower and the Northern Wall should be completed by the end of 2024.

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