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Is located on coasts of river Volga in 393 km of Moscow, in 179 km from Suzdal, in 211 km from Vladimir.

Local Time:

Moscow time.

Brief History:

1152 – The foundation of the town by the prince Yuri Dolgoruki.
XIII-XVII cc. – the period of politic and social establishments, in various periods was invaded by Mongols, Poles and Lithuanians.
XVII-XVIII cc. – Kostroma was transformed into the one of the industrials centers of Russia.

Attractions & Highlights:

The monastery Ipatievski (1330), where Michael Romanov, the first in the Romanov’s dynasty, was proclaimed as the tsar of Russia. Tourists visit the cathedral of five domes of St. Trinity (XVI c.) with wall-painting containing the baroque retable of wood, image of 80 icons, made by locals artisans. Another place of interest is the church of St. Savior on Debr (XVII c).

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Getting There:

You can get there by auto or by bus – by the road M-8, M-A113; from Suzdal – by the road A-113.

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