Why is our city called Kostroma? There are several legends: 1. Kostroma is a pagan slavic god, the symbol of coming spring and returning nature to life. 2. Kostr or Kostroma means a protected settlement.
Who was Kostroma obliged to its plan? It is Cathrine II. During her visit to Kostroma when she was asked how she saw the future Kostroma Catherine II said nothing but just opened her fan. It was taken as a plan of our city.
What person made our city famous in 1612? Ivan Susanin
What family made the Ipatyevski Monastery famous? The Romanovs
What building in the center of our city had impressed Nikolai I so much that he said that there were no such buildings in St Petersburg? The Fire Tower
The Church of Resurrection – Церковь Воскресения на Дебре The Ipatyevski Monastery – Ипатьевский монастырь The Church of Salvation – Церковь Спаса в Рядах The Trading Arcades – Торговые ряды The Trinity Cathedral – Троицкий собор Ostrovski Summer-house – Беседка Островского The Epiphany Anastasiin Cathedral – Богоявленско- Анастасиин Собор The Fire Tower – Пожарная каланча Ostrovski Drama Theatre – Драматический театр им. Островского The Noble Assembly – Дворянское собрание
a) The Church of Resurrection b) The Ipatyevski Monastery c) The Church of Salvation d) The Trading Arcades e) The Trinity Cathedral f) Ostrovski Summer-house g) The Epiphany Anastasiin Cathedral h) The Fire Tower i) Ostrovski Drama Theatre j) The Noble Assembly
The Ipatyevski Monastery The Ipatyevski Monastery is one of the most (1) monasteries in the north of Russia. It is (2) on the bank of the Kostroma river. A very beautiful legend is (3) with its foundation. According to this legend it was founded by an escaping Tatar, named Tchet. He had (4) to come to the service to the Moscow prince Ivan Kalita, but on his way to Moscow he fell ill and he had (5) that the Virgin accompanied by Saint Ipaty promised him the recovery. Instead of that he had to found the Monastery of St Ipaty. After waking up he understood that he recovered and did as he had been asked. He founded (6) Its worth mentioning that there are some (7) between the monastery and the dynasty of the Romanovs and the Godunovs. Its a well- known fact that Mikhail Romanov lived in the Monastery during the period of Troubles. Then a lot of members of the tsar family visited Kostroma and the Monastery. Catherine II, Nicolai I and Alexander II are among them (8) of the Monastery includes not only the walls and some household buildings but also the tsar palace and (9) of the ensemble, the Trinity Cathedral. connected a vision an intention the monastery connections the ensemble the pearl the pearl the monastery connected a vision the ensemble situated ancient an intention connections ancient situated
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