Uglich Kremlin

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Uglich Kremlin
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Ivan Shilov
Moscow, Russia22 contributions
Oct 2020
This place is worth two hours of your time. You can see some very old buildings. The bell that rang at the time of the murder of Tsarevich Dmitry. You can also climb the clock tower and see the bells ringing.
Written October 27, 2020
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prakvaid58
Philadelphia, PA1,815 contributions
Aug 2019 • Friends
UGLICH .. RICH in history & beauty!
A stop in the Volga River Cruise... amazing in itself! UGLICH has its own Kremlin!
The DMITRY church of Spilled blood is exquisite in hues and history! Dedicated to youngest son of Ivan the Terrible; he was killer at age of 8!
The whole town is filled with Onion domes of various colors!
Written August 26, 2019
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WidleyTraveller
Waterlooville, UK853 contributions
Aug 2019
Having travelled from Moscow it was a surprise to visit another Kremlin until you realise it is Russian for fortress. The walk from the harbour to the church has lots of souvenir stalls but don't feel hassled. We had a guide who explained the history and the artwork in the church is beautiful. We then visited the small town nearby which is a tad rundown but there is a cashpoint and a small bar.
Written August 24, 2019
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Lee K
Prairie Village, KS880 contributions
Aug 2019
We visited this place as part of our tour. We were treated with a wonderful choir that performed two songs: one sacred and the other a folk song. Beautiful building inside and out.
Written August 16, 2019
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Kawana Travellers
Kawana Island, Australia2,177 contributions
Aug 2019 • Couples
The red church in the Uglich Kremlin is a must-do in Uglich.
The church is very photogenic both from outside and also inside. We got a fascinating history regarding the death of Dmitri, a very interesting commentary.
Written August 7, 2019
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MaddytheHatter
East Coast US19 contributions
May 2019
Did not know what to expect. The charm and the history of the area is amazing and so unknown to Americans. Worth the visit.
Written July 14, 2019
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Ukienomad
Fleming Island, FL6,353 contributions
Jul 2019 • Friends
The kremlin complex is located by the Volga River and consists of seven colorful historic buildings. During the Polish invasion most of the buildings were destroyed except for the Princely Chamber and is now the oldest structure in the Kremlin. The Uglich Museum was once the home of Prince Dmitry, Ivan the Terrible’s son where he was murdered in a courtyard. The prince was later canonized and the chapel then became the Church of St. Dmitry on the Blood. The Kremlin complex is about ten minutes from the boat dock. This is definitely worth a visit. Make sure you see all the other historic buildings.
Written July 10, 2019
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bulldogspikesmom
Minneapolis, MN118 contributions
Jul 2018
If you take a riverboat trip through Russia, as we did, you will stop here in Uglich. I highly recommend the visit. The Cathedral of St. Dmitri on the Blood commemorates the murder of Ivan the Terrible's 9 year old son in 1591 with amazing frescoes. The official version was that Prince Dmitry was staying at the log house just next door to the church ( which, of course, wasn't there at the time) when he "accidentally stabbed himself while having an epileptic seizure" outdoors, a few steps from his house. Riiiiight! Conveniently, Dmitiry's death cleared the way for Boris Godunov to usurp the throne. The church was built on the spot where Dmitry died.
In addition to the Cathedral are several other interesting old buildings in what was the original Kremlin ( or fortress) of Uglich.
As you walk back down toward the boat landing, you will go through an excellent market with all kinds of really nice things to buy - fur hats and scarves, linens, sweaters, t-shirts and all kinds of stuff. Since I like to do my Christmas shopping while traveling, I was able to find wonderful things at the Uglich market.
Written February 8, 2019
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InspiredReviewer
Cardiff, UK961 contributions
Sep 2018 • Couples
Uglich is an interesting town to visit.
The grounds of its Kremlin citadel surround the green-domed Transfiguration Cathedral. Inside there is an ornate wall of icons and to photograph the art you need to pay for an inexpensive voucher.
Close by, the Church of St. Dmitry on the Blood has vivid frescoes memorializing the death of 16th-century leader Ivan the Terrible’s son.
The town is small some 35,000 with lots of modest housing. On the walk around with Viking Tours we visited a typical home and had a small concert in the church hall.
We wouldn’t have have sort out this town but being situated on the river it was a good welcoming stop over to visit and to hear the history - overall an enjoyable visit.

Uglich
Town in Russia
Uglich is a town in west Russia. The grounds of its Kremlin citadel surround the green-domed Transfiguration Cathedral, which has an ornate wall of icons. Close by, the Church of St. Dmitry on the Blood has vivid frescoes memorializing the death of 16th-century leader Ivan the Terrible’s son. Uglich State Museum exhibits antique weapons and religious artifacts. The Hydropower Museum lies west alo
Written October 22, 2018
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AJMacD
London, UK401 contributions
Sep 2018 • Couples
This was the first stop on our cruise, otherwise I probably wouldn't have bothered. Uglich is quite small and it's relevance is historical as this is where Prince Dmitri was killed ending one dynasty and ushering in the start of the Romanov dynasty which was to rule Russia for 300 years. The locals have recognised that history is not enough and they have to work to keep the cruisers stopping here. We were treated to a lovely, short show of Russian folk music and singing of a very high calibre. Although I wouldn't have gone out of my way to find it I was happy to have seen Uglich. Maybe I would have appreciated it more in the summer. We arrived on a cold and windy day and when our tour was over hurried back to the boat to warm up again.
Written October 11, 2018
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