Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin, Bogolyubovo

Must see · World heritage site · Church · Tourist Spot
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. PutChurch of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin into our Bogolyubovo online road trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This church is probably the embodiment of Russia. It is features on many tourism printouts and web-sites. Let me share with you my experience of visiting it. It was not my first time visiting the.....  more »
  • This little church is a hidden gem and worth visiting as part of Vladimir/Souzdal tour, one of the oldest churches in white stone of XII century, built by Italian stonemasters , ordered by Prince...  more »

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