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'''Ivanovo Oblast''' is a region in [[Russia|Russia's]] [[Golden Ring]], 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 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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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.

Regions

Cities

  • 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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