(stolen - p.) The Amber Room, Catherine Palace, Russia consisted of thousands of panels of Baltic Amber set with diamonds and other presious gems backed with gold. The panels were stolen by the Nazis in and to this day have never been found
Old Believers Church, Tomsk (Russia)~ A university city with a massive student population, the ‘cultural capital of Siberia’.
Bartholomew’s Church – Berchtesgaden, Germany. One of my favorite places in the world.
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Kalyazin, founded in 1134 on the Volga River north of Moscow, was flooded during the 1940 creation of the Uglich Reservoir. While most of the town was relocated to higher ground, the bell tower of the Makaryevsky monastery stayed behind