Sights in Bogolyubovo

Around the Town

Svyato-Bogolyubsky Monastery

The Svyato-Bogolyubsky Monastery was originally founded by Grand Prince Andrey Bogolyubsky in 1158 when he had his residence built in Bogolyubovo.  After the murder of Andrey Bogolyubsky and then the sack of Bogolyubovo in 1177 by Grand Prince Gleb Rostislavich of Ryazan and in 1238 by the Mongol... Read more »

Intercession Church on the Nerl

  • Bogolyubsky meadow on the River Nerl

Despite its small-scale and the simplicity of its structure, the Intercession Church on the Nerl is one of the most famous churches in Russia and is often used to represent the very image of Russia churches.  The church was built during the reign of Grand Prince Andrey Bogolyubsky... Read more »

Ss Joachim and Anne's Church

  • 48 Ulitsa Lenina

Just in case you haven't yet had your fill of Russian churches Bogolyubovo also has Ss Joachim and Anne's Church which stands on Ulitsa Lenina a few hundred metres from the monastery in the direction of Vladimir.  The large, classical-style church dates from the mid-19th century and features... Read more »