10 Sights in Kostroma, Russia (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Kostroma, Russia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Kostroma, Russia.

List of cities in Russia Sightseeing Tours in Kostroma

1. А. М. Василевскому

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А. М. Василевскому Министерство обороны Российской Федерации / CC BY 4.0

Aleksandr Mikhaylovich Vasilevsky was a Soviet career-officer in the Red Army who attained the rank of Marshal of the Soviet Union in 1943. He served as the Chief of the General Staff of the Soviet Armed Forces (1942-1945) and Deputy Minister of Defense during World War II, and as Minister of Defense from 1949 to 1953. As the Chief of the General Staff from 1942 to 1945, Vasilevsky became involved in planning and coordinating almost all the decisive Soviet offensives in World War II, from the Operation Uranus of November 1942 to the assaults on East Prussia, Königsberg and Manchuria.

Wikipedia: Aleksandr Vasilevsky (EN)

2. Памятник Ивану Сусанину

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The Monument to Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich and peasant Ivan Susanin is a monument erected in Kostroma in 1851 in honor of the legendary feat during the Time of Troubles. The author of the monument is the sculptor V. I. Demuth-Malinovsky. The monument was located in the center of the city, in the middle of Susaninskaya Square. It was destroyed in 1918–1928. In 1967, a monument to Ivan Susanin by the sculptor N. A. Lavinsky was erected in Kostroma.

Wikipedia: Памятник Ивану Сусанину (RU)

3. Ильинская церковь

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The Church of Elijah the Prophet from the village of Verkhny Berezovets, Soligalichsky District, Kostroma Region, is a wooden parish two-storey summer church, one of the exhibits of the Kostroma Museum of Wooden Architecture. In one building there are two churches at once: on the first floor there is a "warm" Intercession Church, on the second floor there is a "cold" church of Elijah the Prophet.

Wikipedia: Церковь Ильи Пророка из села Верхний Березовец (RU)

4. Ипатьевский монастырь.

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The Ipatiev Monastery, sometimes translated into English as Hypatian Monastery, is a male monastery situated on the bank of the Kostroma River just opposite the city of Kostroma. It was founded around 1330 by a Tatar convert, Prince Chet, whose male-line descendants include Solomonia Saburova and Tsar Boris Godunov, and is dedicated to St. Hypatios of Gangra.

Wikipedia: Ipatievsky Monastery (EN)

5. Свято-Запрудненская церковь

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The Church of the Savior of the Miraculous Image on Zaprudna (Spaso-Zaprudnenskaya) is an Orthodox church of the Kostroma Diocese on the northern outskirts of Kostroma, on the right bank of the Zaprudnya River, a tributary of the Kostroma. Built in 1754, it was not closed in Soviet times.

Wikipedia: Церковь Спаса на Запрудне (RU), Website

6. Дом Борщова

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Borshchov House in Kostroma is an architectural monument of the classical era, one of the largest manors in the city in the first quarter of the 19th century, and has extremely important urban planning significance in the development of the center. Architect N. I. Metlin.

Wikipedia: Дом Борщова (RU)

7. Московская застава.

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Young mountain is a street in the historical center of Kostroma. It connects Susaninskaya Square and May 1, going down from the monument to Ivan Susanin to the Volga River. Basically retained historical development, which is of considerable interest.

Wikipedia: Молочная_гора (RU)

8. Гауптвахта

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The building of the former guardhouse in Kostroma is an architectural monument of the late classicism (Empire), one of the sights of the city, which is part of the architectural ensemble of Susaninskaya Square. Architect — P. I. Fursov.

Wikipedia: Гауптвахта (Кострома) (RU), Website

9. Спасская Церковь из с. Фоминское

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The Church of the All-Merciful Savior from the village of Fominskoye is an exhibit of the Kostroma Museum of Wooden Architecture, a former parish summer church built in the village of Fominskoye, Kostroma Region in 1712.

Wikipedia: Церковь Всемилостивого Спаса из села Фоминское (RU)

10. Пожарная каланча

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The Fire Tower is an outstanding architectural monument of the classicism era in Kostroma, one of the sights of the city, the main decoration of the central Susaninskaya Square. Architect — Pyotr Fursov.

Wikipedia: Пожарная каланча (Кострома) (RU)

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