Culture of Kaluga. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces
In Kaluga, there are a lot of attractions, whose age is more than two hundred years. A significant part of the excursion program is made up of ancient religious buildings; one of the oldest is the "Church of Intercession on the Moat", which was built in 1687. At the beginning of the 18th century, the construction of the "Church of the Signs" took place, as well as the beautiful Church of the Transfiguration of the Savior; they also managed to survive to this day. Walking in the historical district of Kaluga, you can see a lot of beautiful architectural structures, including the so-called Obolensky house, the Zolotaryov-Kologrivov's house and the Makarov's chamber- outstanding 18th-century monument.
The year of the foundation of the city is 1371, when Kaluga was first mentioned in the charter of Olgerd, the Grand Duke of Lithuania. After a couple of decades, the city became part of the … Open
Modern Kaluga is a fairly large industrial city, in its own unique and interesting way. Some special national cuisines are not represented here. As in any big city, there are a lot of … Open
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Culture guide to Kaluga. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Kaluga: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Kaluga. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!