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North Moscow Oblast

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North Moscow Oblast

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North Moscow Oblast is a region in Moscow Oblast.



  • Dmitrov — a large, old town, famous for its beautiful kremlin
  • Dubna — the region's northernmost town is young with an impressive history of prominent work in the sciences, especially in physics, and is home to the world's largest Lenin statue
  • Khimki — a mid-sized city with a prominent historical role in the Soviet aerospace industry, but its mostly just a satellite city for Moscow commuters
  • Klin — a small city best known as the former residence of Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky; the manor where he composed Sleeping Beauty and The Nutcracker is now a museum
  • Korolyov (Kaliningrad) — the "cradle of space exporation," and home to the house-museums of Lenin and Marina Tsvetaeva
  • Lobnya — a small city most famous for its apricot, neo-gothic 18th century Marfino Palace, but also for its other stately estates and old churches
  • Mytishchi — a fairly large city known for its 18th century aqueduct
  • Pushkino — this city served as the summer retreat for poets Baratynsky, Tyutchev, and Mayakovsky; museums remember the writers at Muranovo Estate and Mayakovsky's dacha
  • Sofrino
  • Sergiev Posad — home to the Trinity Monastery of Saint Sergius, the spiritual center of the Russian Orthodox Church
  • Shchyolkovo — a relatively large city to the northwest of Moscow on the Klyazma River

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