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The City of Vladimir is one of the oldest Russian communities. It is located in the heart of the historic Vladimir region (200 KM northeast of Moscow on the bank of the Klyazma River. The city was founded around 990 .For the better part of two centuries (from 1157 to the mid 1300s) it was the capital of ancient Rus. Vladimir is now considered one of the major members of the Golden Ring of communities which have played a significant role in Russian history. Among many other attractions, the City boasts three UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These are the Golden Gates, Vladimir's unofficial symbol, and the Assumption and St. Demetrius Cathedrals
Golden Gate of Vladimir- 1158St. Demitrius 1193 AD- world Heritage

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