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Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin

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Was an awesome trip on our own!

We took a taxi to a church very close to the area and visited their first, in that church their... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dale J
Vernon, B.C.
Beautiful Remote Church

we parked, and walked over a footbridge that was over the railway, from here its a 20 minute... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
sally j
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Vokzalnaya, 10, Bogolyubovo 601270, Russia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a taxi to a church very close to the area and visited their first, in that church their main icon is from 1,150, so interesting to see - the church itself was built in the 19th Century. Taxi driver charged us 250 Rubles....More

Thank Dale J
Reviewed 6 October 2017

we parked, and walked over a footbridge that was over the railway, from here its a 20 minute walk, to reach The Church Of The Intercession on the Neri. Its so worth the walk. through fields and next to a river. Its a 12th Century...More

Thank sally j
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We visited Vladimir and Suzdal in Russia July 2017 with a local tour guide, Alexandr Varlamov. This church was a major highlight amongst the many wonders in the two towns. We walked across a beautiful meadow to reach this church - which in the summer...More

1  Thank RosWithHoney
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This was quite a surprise. We saw photos of the little church on a river bank. But it turned out the way walking towards it was the most amazing part. It's like in one of Van Gogh's paintings, the wheat field spreads on both sides...More

Thank immothere
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

From what I understand many Russians have grown up with photo images in different text books , isolated by spring floods, standing tall and elegantly as a symbol of orthodox faith as it grew in the Vladimir-Suzdal region. Even in May with no floods, the...More

Thank Colomb92
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

If you visit Vladimir, you really should make the small side trip to Bogolyubovo to see this gem. I went inside during a service and had no idea what was happening but it was obviously important to the worshippers. There was a vendor outside selling...More

Thank Kirbyk
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is one of my favorite churches in the Russian federation. Even though it isn't as colorful as the well known ones it is the picturesque setting that makes it so perfect. An absolute must see. there is also a place to swim if you...More

Thank gregp422
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Bogolyubovo is famous for Church of the Intercession on the Nerl, the lonely church in meadows. It's only 20 minutes away from Vladimir on a bus. Monastery of St Ipaty is where the house of Romanov was established 400 years ago. It's a nice place...More

Thank GoranWembley
Reviewed 23 July 2015

The church is at the end of a very pleasant walk - as long as you have good weather. It is a good mile from the nearest parking so give yourself a couple of hours. It is less than a mile from the Monastery. The...More

1  Thank Casey536
Reviewed 21 June 2014

This church is called as 'Pokrova Church on Nerliy'. You should park your car in Bogolyubovo railroad station, and cross railroad via overbridge and then go through birch tree forest. And then you can see wide open Russian wild grass field. Very far, you can...More

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