6 days in Kostroma & Moscow Itinerary

6 days in Kostroma & Moscow Itinerary

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Kostroma
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Moscow
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Kostroma

As part of Russia's Golden Ring of historical towns, the city of Kostroma is something of an open-air museum with ties to the Romanov dynasty.
The Resurrection Church on the Debra has been added to your itinerary. On the 1st (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at The Resurrection Church on the Debra, relax in the rural setting at Sumarokovskaya Elk Farm, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Dog, then don't miss a visit to Susaninskaya Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Resurrection Church on the Debra, and finally see the interesting displays at Terem Snegurochki. On your second day here, examine the collection at Cheese Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery of st Ipaty, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Epiphany Monastery of St. Anastasia, then get engrossed in the history at Fire Tower, and finally examine the collection at Dom Gorodskogo Golovy Botnikova Museum.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kostroma trip itinerary website.

Expect a daytime high around -1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Moscow.

Things to do in Kostroma

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

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Moscow

Third Rome

Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bolshoi Theatre as well as Russian National Ballet Kostroma. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Red Square, browse the range of quality goods at GUM, stroll the grounds of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, and walk around Sparrow Hills (Vorobyovy Gory).

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Moscow road trip planning app.

Getting from Kostroma to Moscow by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Moscow, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -5°C at night.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife · Tours
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