ON PHOTO: Church of the Assumption in the ancient village of Shukolovo, Dmitrovsky district of the Moscow region.
For the first time, the village of Shukolovo was mentioned in a document for 1627 in connection with the purchase of this village by the boyar Daniil Shokurov. It is possible that the name of the village came from the names of its owners, from the original “Shokurovo”. The folding books of the Patriarchal Treasury Order for 1678 speak of a wooden church in honor of the Assumption of the Mother of God. Most likely this church burned down during the years of unrest. In 1701, the owner of the estate of F.D. Shokurov built a stone temple, with later perestroika surviving to this day. Brick three-story bell tower erected by the grandson of F.D. Shokurov in 1762. In 1930, the church was closed. They opened it again in 1992. Now it is repaired and operational.
In the vicinity of Shukulovo there is an active recreation center "Leonid Tyagachev Ski Club". Here, on an area of 95 hectares, there are 9 ski slopes, an illuminated cross-country ski track, a tubing track, a hotel complex, chalet houses, a mini spa center, a tennis court, in general, everything that is needed for a good rest. To get into the Tyagachev Club, you need to drive through the church and go down to the base.
In the urban village of Dedenevo, which is located 2 kilometers from the village. Shukolovo, works Museum of History and Present of the Moscow Canal. The museum was opened in 2007 to the 70th anniversary of the completion of the canal. The exposition includes canal project schemes, photographs and documents of the Dmitlag OGPU (later the NKVD), schemes and photographs of canal structures and buildings, photographs of well-known hydraulic engineers who devoted their labor activities to serving one of the best canals in the world. A small section is devoted to the defense of the canal in 1941.
This selection of Shukolovo attractions will allow you to plan your vacation in an ideal way, in Shukolovo you can see the most unusual places. Waterfalls, mountains, temples, cathedrals - all this is only a small part, which is the embodiment of the long-standing history and culture of Shukolovo.
Descriptions and photos of Shukolovo sights will allow you to decide what is worth visiting at the beginning of the trip, so as not to forget and maybe even return there again, and what if, in the end, there is time and effort. Indeed, rest, paradoxically, takes a lot of energy.
On the map (at the top of the list) you can also find all the attractions of interest and even plan your individual route. Creating your own excursion program is not so difficult. If you pre-select the most interesting places in Shukolovo, then you can safely go on the most fascinating journey without resorting to the services of agencies.