Church of Intercession is the most beautiful church in Vladimir
The church of Intercession on the river Nerl was built in 1165 by Vladimir prince Andrey Bogolyubskiy (the God loving). Andrey was protected by the Virgin in the war with Bulgars and he built a church dedicated to her glory.
The church has beautiful white stone carving decorations: King David and lions, paradise birds and other living creatures. In front of the church you can see the old river bed of Klyazma, and Nerl river in the eastern part of the chirch.
The church of Intercession is standing on the meadow in 1,5 km from Bogolyubovo. If the meadow is flood (usually in April) the only way to reach the church is by boat. In any season you can enjoy the beauty and the energy of this place.
The church of Intercession on the river Nerl included in the UNESCO World Heritage List and use to be one of the simbol of Russia. Every kid elder then 12 knows this church.
Our tourists usually visit this place after the tour in Vladimir. You can reach this church yourself by bus №152 or 18, by taxi or by car of a tour guide. In any case you need to walk by foot about 1,3 km. Because its not allowed to come up close by car.