Podolsk's most famous sight - the Our Lady of the Sign Church - is actually located just outside the city in Dubrovitsy and any visit to Podolsk should include a trip here. The city itself also has several sights worth seeing and both destinations can be visited as a day trip from Moscow.
|Name in Russian||Подольск|
|Status||City-municipality and administrative centre of the Podolsk District of the Moscow Region|
|Location||On the River Pakhra|
|Distance||40km south of Moscow|
|Time Zone||Moscow Time|
|Population||218,537 people (2014)|
|Former names||Podol (until 1781)|
|City Day||1 September|
Top recommendations in Podolsk
Go to Dubrovitsy to see the stunning and intricate Our Lady of the Sign Church.
Podolye Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve
Visit the Podolye Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve and see the house where Lenin's relatives once lived as well as examples of early 19th century architecture.
Podolsk Cadets Monument
Have a walk around Podolsk to look at the impressive Soviet-style Podolsk Cadets Monument and visit the Regional Museum located in the former Ivanoskoe Estate.