The Vvedensky monastery, Ivanovo Ivanovo is distinguished from the ancient cities of the Golden Ring. It is both the youngest and the most industrial city of the Golden Ring. It is connected by its once-booming textile trade which led to the city being known as the Bride City.
[RUSSIA.GOLDENRING 25.928] ‘Victim of the Mongols.’ Vladimir’s Assumption (Uspenski) Cathedral (12th century) was severely damaged in 1238 by the Mongols who torched the building with the prince’s family and the bishop inside. The cathedral remained standing however and was restored. Photo Mick Palarczyk.