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Nerekhta

Essentials

Nerekhta is occasionally included as a secondary Golden Ring City. It makes a perfect trip from Kostroma especially if you want to see a quaint and sleepy provincial city where many old buildings have been preserved, including several pretty churches.

Nerekhta


Basic facts
Name in Russian Нерехта
Status City and administrative centre of the Nerekhta District of the Kostroma Region
Location On the River Nerekhta; 365km north-east of Moscow
Distance 40km south-west of Kostroma
Time Zone Moscow Time
Population 21,847 people (2014)
First Mentioned 1214
Titles/Awards Golden Ring City (Secondary)
City Day 2 August
Official Website http://www.nerehta.org/