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Kirzhach

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Transportation

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

Interesting information and useful tips

 

Description of Kirzhach

Kirzhach is a city (since 1778) in the Vladimir region of Russia, the administrative center of the Kirzhach district. It is located 125 km west of Vladimir and 90 km from Moscow on the Kirzhach River (left tributary of the Klyazma). It has a railway station on the line Alexandrov - Orekhovo-Zuyevo, part of the Big Railway Ring around Moscow. Population - 27,157 people. (2017).

 

 

 

Etymology of the name
The name of Kirzhach received from the river Kirzhach. It is included in the so-called series - a bush of identical place names, which also include the Kirzhelka River, as well as a small brook of Kirzhen 'in the Gaginsky district of the Nizhny Novgorod region. All of them correlate with Moksha or Erzya word with the meaning “left”, having the form of Kerji, Kerch or Kersh in different dialects. Kirzhach was founded on the left bank of the river of the same name, which is the left tributary of the Klyazma. Previously, the river was navigable for fairly large merchant boats (karbas), but then it became shallower, it changed the banks and was no longer used as a waterway.

Geography
Kirzhach is located in a weakly hilly valley. From the north, east and south is surrounded by forests. The Kirzhach River and its tributary the Vakhchilka River flow through the city. A few meters from the mouth of the Vakhchilka there is an artificial lake Krutoe covering an area of ​​48 hectares (created in 1965-1966).

 

 

Travel Destinations in Kirzhach

Temple architecture
1 Annunciation Monastery, Gagarin St., 27. Active convent. Founded in the XIV Sergius of Radonezh.
2 Annunciation Cathedral.
3 Savior Church (Church of the All-Merciful Savior).
4 A temple in honor and glory of All Saints.
5 Church of St. Nicholas on Selivanova mountain, st. Quay, 13.
6 Church of St. Nicholas in Zabolot'e, Sosnovaya Street. The church was built in 1846.
 
Civil architecture
Monuments
Lenin monument.

Things to do
Kirzhachsky District Museum of History and Art, st. Gagarin, 52. ☎ +7 (49237) 2-3658. daily from 9.00 to 18.00, on Saturday from 10.00 to 16.00.
1 Stryker Interactive Shooting Gallery (Stryker Shooting Gallery), ul. Nekrasovskaya, 17. ☎ +7 (919) 029-2000. 12.00-18.00 5rub / shot; 10rub / minute of a laser session. The shooting gallery is open every day except Monday.
2 Airsoft club “Igra, quarter 44 (turn in the direction of the village Efanovo). ☎ +7 (919) 029-2000. 10.00-20.00. 990 rubles / person. Airsoft ground with an area of ​​3.8 hectares. Organization of airsoft games (from 6 people) and paintball (from 10 people).

 

 

Climate
City's climate is moderately continental: a warm summer, a cold winter with a moderate spring and fall. Average temperature in January is −10.6 °C (12.9 °F) and +18.2 °C (64.8 °F) in July. Mean annual precipitation is 584 millimeters (23.0 in). It averages 151 days per year with temperatures above 0 °C (32 °F). A snow cover is present for four to five months; snow starts to fall usually at the end of November or in the beginning of December. Snow melts on sun covered places in the middle of April and in forests at the end of April.

 

 

 


 

Transportation

The town of Kirzhach is connected by radial roads passing through the district through Pokrov to the M7 Moscow-Vladimir-Nizhny Novgorod highway, through Khrapka and Filippovskoye to the Schelkovskaya A103 and Yaroslavskaya M8 highways through Belkovo to the cities of Karabanovo and Aleksandrov, through Efremovo to Kolchugino, Yuryev-Polsky.
Kirzhach railway station on the Big Ring of the Moscow Railway. Direct electric trains Kirzhach is connected with the cities of Aleksandrov, Karabanovo, Orekhovo-Zuevo, Likino-Dulyovo, Kurovskoye. Long-distance trains do not pass through Kirzhach.
There is a sports airfield "Kirzhach".
Kirzhach urban transport is represented by a network of 12 bus routes with a total length of 94.8 kilometers.

 

How to get there
By plane
Despite the presence of the airfield, there are no regular flights.

By train
From Moscow by train with transfers via Aleksandrov or Orekhovo-Zuyevo

By car
From Moscow along the Schelkovskoye Highway through Chkalovsky, Chernogolovka, along the Gorky Highway through Pokrov

By bus
From the bus station go buses Moscow-Kirzhach, Moscow-Kolchugino (transit) or by shuttle

Transport
From the bus station of Kirzhach there is a bus service to the villages of the district and the city of Alexandrov.

 

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Cultural (and not so cultural) events

 

 

Interesting information and useful tips