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Volodarsk-Volynskyi

Take a highway to the north of Zhytomyr. After about 30 km turn right. In 11 km is a first stop – a town of Volodarsk-Volynskyi a settlement over Irsha, founded in XVI century, passed from one family to another, was destroyed, until it became a property of marshal M. I. Kutuzov who began the production of cannons and cannonballs here in XIX century. A monument to the great commander is situated on the right side of the road, in a park of XVIII century, surrounded by the old oaks. The bronze monument crowns a column made of labrador it. While taking a walk in the park make sure to pay attention to the magnificent view that opens from a river bank.

To get to the museum of jewels (str. Karla Marksa. 58), move through the central square and you’ll see it to the right behind a fire station. Many treasures are stored in there. Among the variety of topazes you should note the unique blue stone Ā«Akademik FersmanĀ». Exposition consists of the rare heliodors (a precious kind of beryl), quartz crystals and many more.

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