Kolomna is a Historical City of Russia and its impressive kremlin still demonstrates how the city was once important for the defence of Moscow. In addition the city also has several pretty monasteries to offer. All in all, Kolomna makes a perfect day trip from Moscow.
|Name in Russian||Коломна|
|Status||City-municipality and administrative centre of the Kolomna District of the Moscow Region|
|Location||On the confluence of the River Moskva and the Oka|
|Distance||110km south-east of Moscow|
|Time Zone||Moscow Time|
|Population||144,316 people (2014)|
|City Day||First Saturday in September|
|Titles/Awards||Historical City of Russia|
Top recommendations in Kolomna
Walk around the Kolomna Kremlin to admire the remains of its impressive walls and to see its beautiful cathedrals, convents and churches located there.
Visit the 14th-century Staro-Golutvin Monastery located on the outskirts of the city to see its Russian gothic towers.
If you haven't had your fill of churches yet, go to the Bobrenev Monastery in Staroe Bobrenevo. As a bonus from this side of the River Moskva you will get great views of the Kolomna Kremlin.