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Plyos

Essentials

  Plyos is a Historical City of Russia and also often included on the list of Golden Ring Cities.  It is closely associated with the artist Isaak Levitan, who has several paintings featuring scenes of the city's picturesque embankment along the Volga. The city has no railway station of its own, but can easily be visited by bus from Ivanovo.

Plyos


Basic facts
Name in Russian Плёс
Status City in the Privolzhsk District of the Ivanovo Region
Location On the right-bank of the River Volga (Gorkovskoe Reservoir)
Distance 70km north-east of Ivanovo; 370km north-east of Moscow
Time Zone Moscow Time
Population 2,089 people (2014)
First mentioned 1141
Titles/Awards Golden Ring City
City Day Last Sunday in July
Official Website http://plyos-adm.ru/