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'''Ivanovo Oblast''' is in [[Russia|Russia's]] [[Golden Ring]].
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[[Image:Plyos view.jpg|thumb|300px|A view of [[Plyos]]]]
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'''Ivanovo Oblast''' is a region in [[Central Russia]], which borders [[Yaroslavl Oblast]] to the west, [[Kostroma Oblast]] to the north, [[Nizhny Novgorod Oblast]] to the east, and [[Vladimir Oblast]] to the south.
  
 
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*[[Ivanovo]]
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*[[Ivanovo]] — the capital of the region is also a former world capital of the textile industry; for the hundreds of thousands of women who worked in the textile industry, Ivanovo has been called "The City of Brides"
*[[Kineshma]]
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*[[Kineshma]] — the second largest city in the region has a prominent cathedral and several estate-museums, including that of the great 19th century composer Alexander Borodin
*[[Palekh]] - a very artistic town, origin of the prominent 19th century Palekh school of icon and mural painting, exhibited at the Church of the Exaltation of the Cross, and of the 20th century Palekh lacquer painted miniatures
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*[[Palekh]] — a town famous for its 19th century school of icon and mural painting and for its contemporary lacquer-painted miniatures
*[[Plyos]] - an exceptionally pretty town of the Golden Ring and also the smallest, home to the Isaac Levitan House Museum
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*[[Plyos]] — an exceptionally pretty town of the Golden Ring and also the smallest, home to the Isaac Levitan House Museum
*[[Shuya]] - visit nearby Nikolo-Shartomsky Abbey, one of Russia's largest monastic communities and home to the world's largest freestanding bell tower
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*[[Shuya]] — visit nearby Nikolo-Shartomsky Abbey, one of Russia's largest monastic communities and home to the world's largest freestanding bell tower
*[[Vichuga]]
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*[[Staraya Vichuga]] — a small town with a neglected but nonetheless grandiose palace of Count Tatishchev
  
 
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Everyone speaks [[Russian phrasebook|Russian]]; few speak much else.
  
 
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[[WikiPedia:Ivanovo Oblast]]

Revision as of 07:23, 26 September 2012

A view of Plyos

Ivanovo Oblast is a region in Central Russia, which borders Yaroslavl Oblast to the west, Kostroma Oblast to the north, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast to the east, and Vladimir Oblast to the south.

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  • Ivanovo — the capital of the region is also a former world capital of the textile industry; for the hundreds of thousands of women who worked in the textile industry, Ivanovo has been called "The City of Brides"
  • Kineshma — the second largest city in the region has a prominent cathedral and several estate-museums, including that of the great 19th century composer Alexander Borodin
  • Palekh — a town famous for its 19th century school of icon and mural painting and for its contemporary lacquer-painted miniatures
  • Plyos — an exceptionally pretty town of the Golden Ring and also the smallest, home to the Isaac Levitan House Museum
  • Shuya — visit nearby Nikolo-Shartomsky Abbey, one of Russia's largest monastic communities and home to the world's largest freestanding bell tower
  • Staraya Vichuga — a small town with a neglected but nonetheless grandiose palace of Count Tatishchev

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