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Russky Sever (Russian North) National Park located in Kirillov District enters top 10 Russian parks

The Vologda Region enters the list of Russia's most popular parks for autumn walks, according to a study conducted by e-service for searching hotels Tvil.ru.

Russky Sever National Park (the name of the park means Russian North in Russian) is a national park in the north of Russia, located in the southern part of Kirillovsky District, about 100 kilometres (62 mi) northeast of Vologda. This is one of the unique places of the Russian North.

Created in 1992, the park protects natural and cultural landscapes around the Kirillo-Belozersky Monastery and the Ferapontov Monastery, places of great historical significance. Russky Sever National Park covers approximately 166,400 hectares (642.5 sq mi).

Other Russia's most popular national parks are Livadia Park (Yalta), Kislovodsk National Park (Kislovodsk), Curonian Spit (Kaliningrad Oblast), Sochinsky (Krasnodar Krai), Monrepos Park (Vyborg), Nizhnyaya Kama (Tatarstan) and others.

Vologda Oblast official website