Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin, Bogolyubovo
(4.9/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin features one of the most elegant exteriors in Russian sacral architecture. A symbol of medieval Russia, this World Heritage site was built on a man-made hill in approximatley 1165. Prince Andrei Bogolyubsky commissioned the church to celebrate the victory over the Bulgarians and to commemorate his son's death in the battle. Walk the stone-paved road through the meadow to approach the church. Admire the 12th-century stone carvings on the exterior walls. If you visit in the spring, the church will appear as if hovering on water because the area floods. With our world travel planner, Bogolyubovo attractions like Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Among the snowcovered fields arising as if out of thin air Church of the intercession on the NERL captivates the mind. There is a feeling of timelessness and dissolving into the surrounding space. The strictness of the lines and the elegance of Russian architectural pattern emphasizes this architectural monument. It is impossible to convey the fullness sensations at contemplation of acquiring a single synthesis buildings and surrounding nature. This is a must see and feel
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  • Said already many good things about this temple and path-fully subscribe. Place the magic energy the strongest, if you're lucky and there will be little people around, it felt even stronger. And I want to quote the classics: "Here Russian spirit here Rus smells!" -all propitanno history of our great country. It seems that the place itself silently transmits its Chronicle of the times. There is a feeling that time stood still here and you really get a moment in the 12 century. And before my eyes begin to ascend the events of past centuries. Recommend to visit this place to everyone. With young children, it might be difficult, because the path to the temple is not close. But there are always many children, especially school children. Were in this beautiful place 2 times, come back!
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  • visited during the tour in Vladimir and Bogolyubovo. Before the Church go through railway, and further along the trail through the field 20 minutes. For a fee you can get on a horse cart. The church stands on the banks of the River, NW which are high, surrounds it on all sides. The Church is not big but interesting-old. Permanent excursion groups allow you to join some and listen to the interesting story of the Guide.
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