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Gorozhenitsa Destination Guide

Delve into Gorozhenitsa in Russia

Gorozhenitsa in the region of Kostroma is a city in Russia - some 178 mi or ( 286 km ) North-East of Moscow , the country's capital .

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Current time in Gorozhenitsa is now 12:55 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Moscow " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Zubino, Yur'yevka, Yaroslavl', Vologda, and Vladimir. While being here, make sure to check out Zubino . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Gorozhenitsa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Kostroma Gostiny Dvor

The Gostiny Dvor in Kostroma is the best preserved complex of provincial Neoclassical trading arcades in Russia. It was built on the site of the ancient Kostroma kremlin after the great fire of 1773. The complex comprises more than ten buildings constructed over a period of almost five decades. The merchant court was designed by Charles Claire, although many other architects modified the original design. The construction was supervised by the local Vorotilov family.

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Located at 57.77 40.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Kostroma Oblast, Kostroma, Merchant courts, Neoclassical architecture, Vasily Stasov buildings and structures

Theophany Convent, Kostroma

Bogoyavlensky Convent is one of the most populous Russian Orthodox convents. It is situated in Kostroma and is known as the location of the ancient Feodorovskaya Icon of God's Mother. It was founded as Bogoyavlensky Monastery in the 15th century by Nikita, a disciple and a relative of St Sergius of Radonezh. The five-domed katholikon of traditional Byzantine design was constructed under Ivan the Terrible, starting in 1559.

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Located at 57.77 40.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Kostroma Oblast, Convents in Russia, Kostroma, Monasteries in Russia, Russian Orthodox monasteries

Ipatiev Monastery

The Ipatiev Monastery (Ипатьевский монастырь in Russian)—sometimes translated into English as Hypatian Monastery—is a male monastery, situated on the bank of the Kostroma River just opposite the city of Kostroma. It was founded around 1330 by a Tatar convert, Prince Chet, whose male-line descendants include Solomonia Saburova and Boris Godunov.

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Located at 57.78 40.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Kostroma Oblast, Christian monasteries established in the 14th century, Kostroma, Monasteries in Russia, Russian Orthodox monasteries

Kostroma River

The Kostroma is a river in the European part of Russia. It flows through the Kostroma and Yaroslavl Oblasts, and is a left tributary of the Volga, which it enters at the Gorky Reservoir, at the city of Kostroma, at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:57|46|44|N|40|53|55|E| | |name= }}. Prior to the creation of the Gorky Reservoir it flowed into the Volga within the city limits of Kostroma. The Ipatiev Monastery is located at the old confluence of the Kostroma and the Volga.

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Located at 57.78 40.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Rivers of Kostroma Oblast, Rivers of Yaroslavl Oblast

Kostroma Airport

Kostroma Airport is an airport in Russia located 6 km northeast of Kostroma. It services propeller-driven transports.

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Located at 57.80 41.02 (Lat./Long.); Less than 24 km away
Tags: Airports built in the Soviet Union, Airports in Kostroma Oblast