The municipal art gallery created in Kostroma in 1996 acquaints its visitors with contemporary art works.
The gallery offers works by artists of Kostroma, other regions of Russia and foreign countries,... View mapLearn more
The Drama Theatre named after A.N.Ostrovsky exists since 1808. It is one of the oldest theatres of Russia. It was deeply influenced by Moscow Imperial troop evacuated to Kostroma during the Patriotic War... View mapLearn more
The Epiphany Convent (former monastery) was founded in 1426 by Nikita who was a disciple and a relative of Sergy Radonezhsky canonized by the Russian Orthodox church.
In 1559 the construction of the... View mapLearn more
This orthodox male monastery located between the Volga and the Kostroma Rivers was first mentioned in chronicles in 1432 but it was founded much earlier.
The territory of the Hypatian (Ipatiev) Monastery... View mapLearn more
The monument to Ivan Susanin by sculptor N.A. Lavinsky was put up in Kostroma in 1967 on the spot of the previous mid-19th-century monument by famous sculptor Vasily Demut-Malinovsky.
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The monument to Yuriy Dolgorukiy, the founder of the city, was erected on August 29th 2003 on the occasion of the 850th anniversary of Kostroma.
The bronze prince created by famous Moscow sculptor... View mapLearn more
The museum of wooden architecture appeared in Kostroma in 1958. Its open-air exhibits are samples of houses and church architecture of the 16th century to the early 20th century.
Different houses of... View mapLearn more
The life and creative work of Alexander Nikolayevich Ostrovsky, great Russian playwright, are closely connected with the Kostroma region since his father was born and grown up in Kostroma.
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The State Reserve Museum of Fine Arts in Kostroma was opened by Emperor Nicholas II in honour of the tercentenary of the Romanov dynasty.
The museum displays such collections as "The Old Russian Art",... View mapLearn more
The Resurrection Church on the Debra River is a good example of Russian 17th century architecture. It was erected in 1645-1651 on the money of the residents of Kostroma.
The legend says that once merchant... View mapLearn more