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Kostyonki

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Description of Kostyonki

Kostyonki is a village on the right bank of the Don in the Khokholsky district of the Voronezh region. It is the administrative center of Kostensky rural settlement. The ancient Paleolithic sites of the ancient man, which are preserved by the local museum-reserve "Kostenki", are world famous.

In 1642, on the bank of the Don, the son of the boyar Bogdan Koninsky laid the city of Kostensk. It was a wooden fortress with the wooden church of the Intercession. In 1682, the cathedral church in the name of John the Baptist was erected.

While in Voronezh at the construction of the fleet in April 1696, Peter I heard that giant bones were being found near Kostensk. After that, he was sent to this city to collect information from the soldiers of the Preobrazhensky regiment Philemon Katasonov. This year can be considered the beginning of archaeological research in the Voronezh region.

The most ancient building in Kostyonki is the village government building and the mail buildingof the XIX century.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Transportation

 

 

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

 

 

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

 

 

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

 

 

Interesting information and useful tips