The only reason to visit the small provincial town of Borisoglebsky is to see its magnificent monastery, which is one of the best preserved examples of a fortified monastery in Russia. You can easily visit as a trip from Rostov Veliky.
|Name in Russian||Борисоглебский|
|Status||Town (urban-type settlement) and administrative centre of the Borisoglebsky District of the Yaroslavl Region|
|Location||On the River Ustye|
|Distance||20km east of Rostov; 80km south-west of Yaroslavl; 225km north-east of Moscow|
|Time Zone||Moscow Time|
|Population||5,612 people (2014)|
|Titles/Awards||Golden Ring City (secondary)|