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Gus-Khrustalny is a small Russian town located in the eastern part of the Meshchyorsky Lowland, on River Goose (the inflow of Oka), 63 km to the South of Vladimir.

It has a territory of 42 sq km and the population of 60 784 people (as of 2010).


One of sights of the city is the St. George Cathedral constructed in 1904 by the project of architect Lev Benois and consecrated in honor of St. George Victorious. Frescos by Vasili Vasnetsov have partially remained in the Cathedral. Now in the former building of the church is housing the Museum of Cut-Glass.

The towns artificial reservoir (often called a lake) is one of the most attractive recreational spots for the town dwellers and visitors.

Gus Khrustalny is one of the towns of the small Golden Ring of Russia.

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