Some 310,000 people call Vladimir in Vladimir Oblast home.
The national capital Moscow is located 110 miles (177 kilometers) west of Vladimir, while Moscow is 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the west.
Among the most visited historic places in the area is the Golden Gates of Vladimir. Atmospheric and fascinating, it is well worth a trip. After exploring the site, capture some great photographs and research the backstory that makes it so important.
The Assumption Cathedral is a well-preserved religious building that has stood the test of time. Visit this heritage site to explore its past and also to admire the architecture.
It doesn't matter how many attractions you’ve squeezed into your schedule, no holiday to Vladimir is complete without a visit to the Church of the Intercession on the Nerl.