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PLYOS - RUSSIA

This page has a catalog of the photography taken during our tour on the Volga. It was still light around 10 to 12 at night.---

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View downstream of the Volga from the crest of the bluff and kremlin wall showing the part of the village south of the bluff.

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View to the north from the top of the hill in the center of Plyos at near midnight. The Feodor Chaliapin cruise ship is tied to the small riverside dock.

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View along one side of the medieval earthen rampart built on top of an already steep bluff to protect Plyos. But it didn't stop the Mongols from sacking the village.

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Monument in the medieval kremlin grounds on top of the high bluff in middle of Plyos. Part of the rampart is visible through the trees. The town forms a horseshoe around this bluff with most of the town on lower ground by the river on either side.

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Uspenski Sobor in the kremlin on the bluff in Plyos

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Trinity Church on the top of the hill at Plyos.

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Closer view of part of the Trinity Church in Plyos

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Voskresenski Church on hillside at north end of Plyos.

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Exterior of the Voskresenski Church

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Interior of the Voskresenski Church showing the start of rennovation.

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Interior of the Voskresenski Church showing rennovation in progress.

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The Levitan home at Plyos viewed from out in the Volga River.

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