Kolomna Travel Guide

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Kolomna Things to Do

  • Marinkina Tower

    Legend tells us that Marinkina tower was the place of inprisonment of the Polish princess Marina - "great adventuress of the unrest times". She was one of the leaders of Polish invasion in XVII c. Marina Mnishek (Mniszech) was a wife of False-Dimitrij - a person, called himself "Dimitrij, a son of Ivan the Terrible", a leader of Polish invasion...

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  • Marinkina Tower

    ... (continued)In July, 1614 ataman Zarutskiy and Marina Mnishek were arrested in Astrakhan' and convoyed to Moscow.There is a historic evidence that Zarutskiy and 5-years old son of Marina were put to death. But there is no any exact info about fate of Marina herself.People say she was immured in the corner tower of Kolomna's kremlin. Died there...

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  • Pyatnitskie Vorota (Fridays Gates)

    ...(continued)Cast-iron wings of Pyatnitskie Gates in the past were decorated with ornaments and bas-reliefs. Cossacks of Zarutskiy, who attacked town in 1612 and burned a palace, removed havy wings of gates and took them togather with other treasures. Followed by army they could not take it away too far. The legend tells that they stopped 25...

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  • Troitskaya church

    There are more than 20 churches around Kolomna. the most beautiful and the biggest is troitskaya church. located right on the river Oka.

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  • Assumption Cathedral

    Date: 1672-1682 Place: Moscow region, Kolomna, Lazarev str. Material: brick, white stone Chancels: Assumption Function: city cathedral Description: six-pillars cathedral, four west pillars are round, branches of cross overlapped with cross vault; five-domed, with three apses, with four-pitched roof Composition: without annexes; bell-tower...

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  • Steam Locomotive

    In front of the oldest in Russia locomotive plant there is real old steam engine locomotive. Contrary to Hollywood information you cannot find it still operating at Russian railroads. And there is not so many places where you can touch it.

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  • Churches of Kolomna

    Like in any other Russian town there is a lot of churches. They all are very beatiful and well preserved.

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  • Novo-Golutvin Monastery

    Novo-Golutvin Monastery is situated on the opposit low bank of Moskwa River. There is nice view on it from cathederal square.

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  • Club of Historic Fencing

    If you are lucky to visit Kolomna at a weekend or public holiday there is a chance to meet a group of people from local Club of Historic Fencing. Members of this club are fond of manufacturing ancients arms and armour. At the kremlin walls you will be able (for free) to try on any armour or handle a weapon. But for each photoshot you will pay some...

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Kolomna Restaurants

  • Yummy winter menu

    A mix of traditional Russian and European cuisine. The interior is modern and pleasing to the eye, soft lighting, fast service with a smile.Good place, would visit it again. Had unusual pancakes in Namjoki. Stuffed with beef, in white bechamel sauce with couple cheese slices above, which were fusing in the hot sauce.

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  • Art-Cafe Namjoki

    Good food, nice atmosphere, humorous menu and modern interior. This is Art-Cafe "Namjoki" owned by the photo artist - Mr. Hitrov (old russian surname, doubtfully related to Heatrow ;-)) Interior is decorated with his works.

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Kolomna Transportation

  • Bus 460 from / to Moscow

    I normally prefer trains, but Moscow and ‘normally’ do not work well together. So for out-of-town excursions I now use coaches – they are modern, comfortable and fast (unless you are caught in the traffic).No random disorderly seating, you are seated according to your ticket, there is a luggage compartment, there is even a hostess with snacks and...

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  • Elektrichka (local train)

    Take a local train from Kasansky Voksal in Moscow. The journey takes about 2,5 hours one way and costs currently 104 roubles one way to Golytvin. If you want to see the old part of town first, then get off at Kolomna station.Make sure you look out of the window to your right when approaching the town, so you see where the sights are located.

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Kolomna Shopping

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    by Pablos_new Written May 28, 2003

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    In the centre of the kremlin there is a small red building (on photo).

    There is a very good art shop, where you can buy paintings, handmade arts and crafts and souvenirs, as well as paints, brushes etc.

    On the second froor there is an exhibition area with temporary exhibitions.

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Kolomna Off The Beaten Path

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    Emperor and Empress

    by Pablos_new Written May 28, 2003

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    On the second floor of the souvenir shop inside the kremlin there was an exhibition of traditional Japanese dolls. Only one room, but worth to see.

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Kolomna Favorites

  • Very colourful town

    This is the view to the cathederal square from one of the kremlin's towers. This photo was used as a basis for my Kolomna front picture. Kolomna is very bright and picturesque town, a real pearl for photographer.

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  • Old, plain, but pretty streets of an Old...

    This is one of the streets of Kolomna in old part of the town - plain, durty, but nevertheless colourful and pretty.

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