Solotcha is an urban microdistrict within the
Soviet district of the city of Ryazan. Former village (known since
1390) and former urban-type settlement (in 1958 - 2004). Population
(2013) - 2544 people.
Travel Destinations in Solotcha
There are a lot of old wooden houses with carved porches and
stained glass windows in Solotcha. On one of the streets stands a
house that at the end of the 19th century belonged to the famous
artist-engraver, academician I. P. Pozhalostin. V.Veresaev, K.G.
Paustovsky, A.P. Gaidar, A.A. Fadeev, K.M. Simonov, V.S. Grossman,
F. I Panfyorov, A.I. Solzhenitsyn, V.T. Shalamov and others.
An outstanding architectural monument in the district is the Church
of St. John the Baptist over the Holy Gates of the Solotchinsky
Nativity of the Mother of God monastery, built in 1696-1698 by the
supposedly famous Russian architect Ya. G. Bukhvostov.
Ryazan-Vladimir narrow-gauge railway, sung by KG Paustovsky, passed
through the district. Here was the station Solodcha, retaining its
ancient spelling through the "d".
On the territory of the
district there is a specially protected natural area - a natural
monument of regional significance "Solotchinskaya Staritsa"