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Explore Istra in Russia

Istra in the region of Moskovskaya with its 33,390 inhabitants is a town in Russia - some 31 mi or ( 50 km ) West of Moscow , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Istra is now 02:23 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Moscow " with a UTC offset of 4 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zakharovo, Yershovo, Yermolino, Volokolamsk, and Vologda. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zakharovo . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Istra ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Высоковольтные установки (Ambient Trip)

8:33 min by Hippruvo
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Видео отчет нашего небольшого путешествия к высоковольтным испытательным комплексам, что возле г. Истра (Мос. обл.), известные в рунете как "Установки Тесла", хотя это не так. Но самое главное не это, ..


3:26 min by ser161174
Views: 1313 Rating: 5.00

Online Store war, histopy batlle ..

Piloting practice with R44 / Тренировочный полет на R44

14:55 min by zenon0zenon
Views: 717 Rating: 3.00

Robinson R44 training flight near Moscow. Тренировочный полет в Подмосковье ..

Round trip from Moscow to Yaroslavl' / Из Буньково в Карачиху и обратно

13:40 min by zenon0zenon
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Вертолетное путешествие с подмосковного вертодрома Буньково на ярославский аэродром ДОСААФ Карачиха морозным (-25*С), но солнечным февральским днем. Длина маршрута в одну сторону 280 км, время в пути ..

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Interesting facts about this location

New Jerusalem Monastery

The New Jerusalem Monastery or Novoiyerusalimsky Monastery, also known as the Voskresensky (Resurrection) Monastery, is a male monastery, located in the town of Istra in Moscow Oblast, Russia. The New Jerusalem Monastery was founded in 1656 by Patriarch Nikon as a patriarchal residence on the outskirts of Moscow. The monastery took its name from the New Jerusalem. This site was chosen for its resemblance to the Holy Land.

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Located at 55.92 36.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1656 establishments, Buildings and structures in Moscow Oblast, Christian monasteries established in the 17th century, Monasteries in Russia, Museums in Moscow Oblast, Religious museums in Russia, Religious organizations established in the 1650s, Russian Orthodox monasteries

Istra, Istrinsky District, Moscow Oblast

Istra is a town and the administrative center of Istrinsky District of Moscow Oblast, Russia, located on the Istra River, 40 kilometers west of Moscow, on the Moscow–Riga railway. Population: 35,111; 33,652; 35,046.

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Located at 55.92 36.82 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Cities and towns in Moscow Oblast, Naukograds, Populated places established in 1781

Povarovo, Moscow Oblast

Povarovo is an urban locality in Solnechnogorsky District of Moscow Oblast, Russia, located 30 kilometers from the federal city of Moscow. Population: 7,985; 7,602; 9,066. Its nearest railway station is Povarovo-1 on the Moscow–St.  Petersburg line. The UVB-76 radio transmitter is thoughtTemplate:By whom? to be located near Povarovo.

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Located at 56.07 37.07 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Urban-type settlements in Moscow Oblast


Millerhof is a folk name of a palace built near Istra Reservoir, Moscow Region, Russia. The palace was constructed in 2008-2009, and resembles a somewhat diminished and simplified copy of the famous palaces of Peterhof. The site also hosts several formal gardens that seem to be however inaccessible for general public. The owner of the palace is not officially known, however Russian newspapers allege the ownership to Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller.

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Located at 56.11 36.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Moscow Oblast, Palaces in Russia

SNT Gradostroitel'

SNT Gradostroitel is the private cottage village located nearby Nikolina Gora 25 km north west to Moscow in Moscow Oblast, Russia. Population: 250

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Located at 55.75 37.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Dachas, Odintsovsky District

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Istra