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Murom

Essentials

Murom is one of the more remote cities of the Golden Ring. It is most famous for its connection with the legendary folk hero Ilya Muromets, who as his name suggests is said to have come from Murom. The city also has several beautiful working monasteries. It is possible to visit Murom by bus from Vladimir or by suburban train from Arzamas.

Murom


Basic facts
Name in Russian Муром
Status Administrative centre of the Murom District of the Vladimir Region
Location On the left-bank of the River Oka
Distance 135km south-east of Vladimir; 310km east of Moscow
Time Zone Moscow Time
Population 111,474 people (2014)
First Mentioned 862
Titles/Awards Golden Ring City
City Day First Saturday in August
Official Website http://муром33.рф