Bogolyubovo

Bogolyubovo can be translated as 'God-loving'. Appropriately, it is famous for its UNESCO-protected monastery and  Intercession Church on the Nerl which is considered a masterpiece of Russian church architecture and the reason for visiting. It can easily be visited from Vladimir.

Bogolyubovo


Basic facts
Name in Russian
Боголюбово
Status
Settlement (posyolok) in the Suzdal District of the Vladimir Region
Location
On the River Nerl
Distance
2km north-east of Vladimir
Time Zone
Moscow Time
Population
4,494 people (2010)
Founded
1158 by Andrey Bogolyubsky
Titles/Awards
Golden Ring City

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