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Byvshaya Meriya - Russia
Byvshaya Meriya - Russia
Byvshaya Meriya
📍 Russia
Welcome to Byvshaya Meriya, a hidden gem located in the small town of Sortavala in Russia. Byvshaya Meriya, also known as Old Mayor's House, is a historic wooden building that used to serve as a residence for the mayors of Sortavala in the 19th century.

This stunning wooden house, with its intricate carvings and traditional Russian architectural style, is a must-see for travelers and photographers. It is a perfect spot to capture the beauty of traditional Russian architecture in a quiet and serene setting. Inside the Old Mayor's House, you will find a small museum that displays artifacts and documents from the town's past. It is a great opportunity to learn more about the history and culture of Sortavala. Surrounded by lush greenery and picturesque views of the town, Byvshaya Meriya is a popular spot for weddings and other special occasions. So, you might get lucky and witness a traditional Russian wedding while you are there. When visiting Byvshaya Meriya, be sure to take a walk around the building and explore the nearby area. You will find quaint streets, colorful houses, and charming cafes, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the local atmosphere. Don't forget to bring your camera with you as Byvshaya Meriya is a photographer's paradise, especially during the golden hour when the sun's rays illuminate the wooden house, creating a magical scene. So, if you are looking for a unique and off-the-beaten-path destination in Russia, make sure to add Byvshaya Meriya to your itinerary. Its charm and beauty will leave you mesmerized.

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