Ferapontov Monastery in Vologda
Ferapontov monastery was founded in 1398. This was when Ferapont the Reverend established a new settlement on a lake not far from Vologda. There were many villages around this ___BEAUTIFUL___ place and soon people started to come to him for advice. Then some people decided to stay with him as monks. That’s ___ACTUALLY___ how the monastery was started.
Later Ferapont built a wooden church and other ___CONSTRUCTION___. He left the monastery to build another one but never returned. However, the monastery remained both a ___FAMOUS___ and popular place even without him.
Now tourists can enjoy its ___AMAZING___ frescoes, created in 1502. It may seem ___IMPOSSIBLE___, but these frescoes have remained safe without restoration till the present day. Now the monastery is a museum. In 2000 the Ensemble of the Ferapontov Monastery was included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List.