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Monastery of st Ipaty, Kostroma
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Visit Monastery of st Ipaty to see red Romanov chambers that house a historical exhibit and a refectory featuring religious items and old icons. Watch the footage of Tsar Nicholas II and the Romanov family visiting Kostroma in 1913 on a large screen at the entrance. The focal point of the monastery is the Trinity Cathedral, which was built by Tsar Boris Godunov in 1590. It features more than 80 frescoes by a school of 17th-century Kostroma painters. The cafe serves pirozhki and kvass, cooked by local monks. At the market near the monastery, you can buy linen goods and black salt, made only in Kostroma. See Monastery of st Ipaty and all Kostroma has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kostroma tourist route planner.
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  • Very beautiful place. Many exhibits that you can visit on a single entrance ticket. The main thing is to keep it until the end of the inspection.
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  • One of the oldest places of Kostroma, located on the Bank of the Volga River. There is a toilet, not worth it to go outside)) If you forget a handkerchief, then enter you can take) Have discounted tickets for students 70 rubles, for example.
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  • About this place a lot written already, will not be repeated. Beautiful, cozy, felt story. We arrived in the evening, employees of the shops were going home when we went. Us not only no one drove, we were invited to enter, not urged and waited until we look. We went for the evening service. In this day of mundane it was only four, including us. The service was by candlelight.
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