Imperiia: a spatial history of the Russian EmpireMain MenuAboutDashboardsData CatalogMapStoriesGalleriesGamesWho said history was boring?Map ShelfTeach Our ContentCiting the ProjectKelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f5The Imperiia Project // Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
Uspenskoe or Bolgar
12021-01-26T13:13:46-05:00Kelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f594Baedeker locationplain2021-01-27T23:15:07-05:0054.95, 49.06667Kelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f5The ruins of Bulgari (which I have also seen written Bolgar) are only 4 miles from the river. A small group of us went to explore. The site was picked over for building materials long ago and is overgrown with long grasses, but there is a well-preserved minaret. The remains of an ancient kingdom consumed by not one, but two empires.