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.
|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|
Top recommendations in Bogolyubovo
Intercession Church on the Nerl
Walk to the Incession Church on the Nerl, one of the most famous churches in Russia and the real reason for visiting Bogolyubovo.
Visit the Svyato-Bogolyubsky Monastery to see the ruined remains of Grand Prince Andrey Bogolyubsky's palace.