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Travelling in the Volga Region: Kostroma Oblast
February 26, 2019 00:06


(Source: http://rus-kostroma.ru)

Kostroma Oblast is one of the most beautiful regions of our country. It has more than 2.5 thousand monuments of architecture, history and religion, miraculous springs, holy monasteries, unique historical ensembles... All these things attract thousands of tourists every year.

The regional centre is Kostroma. Major cities:



Weather in Kostroma Oblast


The winter is cold and snowy; the average January temperature makes up around -11 to -14 degrees, depending on the certain area. The average July temperature is about 17 degrees throughout the region and. Precipitations on the territory of the region amount to 550-600 mm per year, the most part of them fall in the summer period.

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Souvenirs


Krasnoye Selo has long been famous for its jewelers, their famous ornaments combining fine gold, silver, copper and finely painted enamel plates will make up a wonderful souvenir to bring home from Kostroma Oblast. Besides, Kostroma Oblast is famous for pottery, products woven from birch bark, and linen fabrics.

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Attractions of Kostroma Oblast

Kostroma is one of the most beautiful cities of the Golden Ring. Many historical and architectural sights of 18th-19th centuries make the city look in a uniqueway. For example, the public office building and the mansion of General Borshchov. The guardhouse building is a bright example of the Empire style, with all its characteristic features and details. Nowadays it houses a military history museum.

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Numerous trading rows are alsotypical for Kostroma: Tobacco, Big Bakery, Cheap, Red rows: famous  Russian architects were involved in their construction, and those harmonious, functional buildings decorated with arches, galleries and towers have survived until our day.



The architectural centre of Kostroma’s main square is the fire tower, which, alongside with its direct functions, also serves as an adornment of the city. The Ipatievsky Monastery, the Epiphany St. Anastasia Monastery, the Church of St. John the Evangelist are real gems of Russian church architecture.

The city of Galich, in fact, is an entire architectural and historical monument due to the high density of attractions on its streets. Paisiev Monastery, Church of the Annunciation, St. Nicholas Monastery, St. Basil the Great Church, Transfiguration Cathedral, the market square and the ancient city site with many two-storey houses of the late 17th - early 19thcentury, the buildings of the famous architect P. Fursov, trading rowscreate an unforgettable and unique look of the city.

Nerekhta is one of the most interesting cities of the Golden Ring of Russia. Many monuments of church and civil architecture have been preserved here, and numerous diverse national crafts are in bloom here.




Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: Russian souvenirs Kostroma travel to Russia the Volga ecotourism 

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