• Plyos
  • Yuryevets
  • Ivanovo
  • Kineshma

Recommended to visit

Where to stay in Ivanovo region

Places of Interest

  • Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
    Yuryevets
    Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    One-domed church, completed high canted roof, Nikolsky chapel, small dining room and a bell tower. Was built in 1768 in Talitsy village and in 1989 moved to Yuryevets. In 1994, before the end of the restoration work it was burned. Nowadays it is reconstructed.  ...

  • Krestovozdvizhenskiy (Holy Cross) temple
    Paleh
    Krestovozdvizhenskiy (Holy Cross) temple

    This temple is a unique monument of Russian culture in Palekh and there is nothing more beautiful and more valuable. It was built in 1762-74 as a bright but relatively rare form of the temple in a spirit of Naryshkin baroque. It consists of four chapels:...

Historical Celebrities

Ivanovo region is located in a centre of the European part of Russia, the total area is 21 437 sq km. Bordered with Vladimir, Nizhniy Novgorod, Kostroma and Yaroslavl' regions.

Such cities as Ivanovo, Palekh and Plyos are the part of The Russian Golden Ring. The history and culture of the Ivanovo region have a rich tradition dating its origins during the Time of Troubles. There are around 1,700 rivers and streams and over 150 lakes in the region.

Area 21 437 km² The Population Of 1 062 000 Population density 50,4 p/km²

Biggest cities of the region

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    Ivanovo 408 000
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    Kineshma 87 000