Yaroslavl region > Prechistoye
Prechistoye and Kukoboy
From Moscow: by train ¹ 060ß “Moscow-Vologda” or ¹ 376ß “Mos
cow-Vorkuta” from Yaroslavskiy station, by car through Rostov, Pereslavl, Yaroslavl,
From Yaroslavl: by bus from Bus station on Mos- covsky Prospekt
- 100 km, by car - through Danilov.
To Kukoboy: by car to Prechistoye and 24 km from it.
“Northern gates of Yaroslavl Region" - locals call their beautiful home
like that.Being a good place on trading route Prechistoye connected Arkhangelsk
with Moscow. This place is worth seeing - Forest museum and local museum, wooden
sculptures by local master Madanyuk. But the most unique place is Baba-Yaga’s
hut. This old, mystical creature chose Kukoboy as her permanent home!
Spas Nerukotvorniy Cathedral
In the centre of Kukoboy this prominent cathedral can be seen. It was built
by I.A. Voronin in 1912. Perfectly shaped, beautifully painted and made of
unique white stone it is a real eye-catcher! It was blessed by bishop Tikhon,
the future Patriarch himself!
Baba Yaga’s Motherland
Russian Santa Klaus - Ded Moros resides in Velikiy
Ustyug, his grand daughter - Snegurochka - in Kostroma. But Kukoboy sheltered
the antihero of Russian fairytales - Baba Yaga! Go and visit the hut of mythic
creature! Also Kukoboy has the Fairytale museum where doll sister of Baba Yaga
resides. Baba Yaga offers tea with famous pirozhki from Kukoboy.