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Ferapontovo

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Description of Ferapontovo

Ferapontovo is a village in the Kirillovsky district of the Vologda region. It is the administrative center of the Ferapontovsky rural settlement and the Ferapontovsky Village Council. The nearest settlements are Tzipino, Yarshevo, Schelkovo. According to the 2002 census, the population was 398 people (175 men, 223 women). The predominant nationality are Russians (99%). Ferapontov Monastery is the main travel destination. The Ferapontov monastery with the frescoes of Dionysius, an architectural monument of federal significance, a UNESCO cultural heritage site, brought the village world-wide fame here. A visit to the monastery is a must-see point on the program of numerous cruises around Volgobalt. It attracts tourists, pilgrims and auto travelers. Despite the small number of villagers, Ferapontovo has sufficient infrastructure for receiving guests, which continues to grow rapidly.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Transportation

 

 

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

 

 

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

 

 

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

 

 

Interesting information and useful tips

 

 

 

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