Mozhaisk and neighbouring Borodino are both famous for the role they played during the Napoleonic War and the Second World War and as such the city has been named as City of Military Glory. Mozhaisk and Borodino can be easily visited together as a day trip from Moscow.
|Name in Russian||Можайск|
|Status||City and administrative centre of the Mozhaisk District of the Moscow Region|
|Location||On the River Moskva|
|Distance||110km west of Moscow|
|Time Zone||Moscow Time|
|Population||30,595 people (2014)|
|Titles/Awards||City of Military Glory|
|City Day||22 May|
Top recommendations in Mozhaisk
Walk around Mozhaisk and see its impressive gothic cathedral and the Luzhetsky Monastery.
Go to Borodino to walk around the site of the famous Napoleonic battle which is now marked with dozens of commemoratives monuments and to visit the Spaso-Borodinsky Monastery.
Re-enactment of the Battle of Borodino
Go and see the re-enactment of the Battle of Borodino which takes place on the first Sunday of September.