Bogolyubovo is one of the Golden Ring cities. "These ancient towns, which also played a significant role in the formation of the Russian Orthodox Church, preserve the memory of the most important and significant events in Russian history. - in: wikipedia
Bogolyubovo can be translated as 'God-loving'. It is famous for its UNESCO-protected monastery and Intercession Church on the Nerl which is considered a masterpiece of Russian church architecture.
Despite its small-scale and the simplicity of its structure, the Intercession Church on the Nerl is one of the most famous churches in Russia and is often used to represent the very image of Russia churches. The church was built during the reign of Grand Prince Andrey Bogolyubsky of Vladimir, although the exact date is not known. Some historians believe it dates from 1158 and the founding of Bogolyubovo itself while others believe that it was built around 1165 based on information contained in the hagiography of Andrey Bogolyubsky which states that the church was built in memory of Andrey's son Izyaslav Andreevich, who died in 1165.
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In 1992 the church was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as part of the White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal. Today the church is shared between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Vladimir-Suzdal Museum-Reserve. - in: https://rusmania.com