The famous castle of earl Vladimir Khrapovitskiy who gathered his wealth by selling timber. He had travelled to France and was delighted by French castles. And the French people told Vladimir that nothing
similar would never exist in Russia. He took it as a challenge and spent some years to build a gothic palace with a park ensemble and more than seventy structures in the Vladimir region of Russia.
Amderma had been one of the big Soviet fluorite deposits before WWII. After the war many more deposits were found and this one was closed. But instead it started to develop as a base for the Arctic region research. They built a bigger airport and in the 60s
the new radar station P-70 Lena-M was constructed near the settlement whose population reached 15000 people then. Everything started to decay after the collapse of the USSR. Today the number of people living here is equal to 350 only...