Gorokhovets is located in picturesque surroundings on the River Klyazma and has been named a Historical City of Russia due to its surviving 17th-century buildings. In winter the city is also a popular skiing resort. The city is located between Vladimir and Nizhny Novgorod, close to the railway station of Ilyino (Ильино).
Top recommendations in Gorokhovets
Visit Gorokhovets' three monasteries: the Sretensky Convent in the centre, the Znamensky Convent on the left-bank of the River Klyazma and finally the Svyato-Troitse Nikolsky Monastery on top of the Nikolskaya Hill.
Go to the branch of the Gorokhovets Historical and Architectural Museum located in the Sapozhnikov House, which has been carefully restored to recreate the house of a 17th century merchant.
Go to the hill known as Bald Mountain on the outskirts of the city where you can enjoy spectacular views of the forests and lakes on the northern side of the River Klyazma.