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  Dmitrov is one of the several cities founded by Prince Yury Dolgoruky in the mid-12th century. It later became an important principality within the Moscow Principality. Today the heart of Dmitrov is its Kremlin Mound which surrounds the Dormition Cathedral. It can be easily visited as a day trip from Moscow.


Basic facts
Name in Russian Дмитров
Status City and administrative centre of the Dmitrov District of the Moscow Region
Location On the Moscow Canal
Distance 75km north of Moscow
Time Zone Moscow Time
Population 64,906 people (2014)
Founded 1154 by Prince Yuri Dolgoruky
Titles/Awards City of Military Glory
City Day Last Sunday in August
Official Website

Top recommendations in Dmitrov

  • Dmitrov Kremlin

    Walk around the kremlin mound and admire the Dormition Cathedral and other churches and monuments nearby.

  • Borisoglebsky Monastery

    Go visit the 15th century Borisoglebsky Monastery.

  • Moscow Canal

    Have a look at the Moscow Canal which runs next to the city.