Enjoy the live webcams in Kostroma Oblast (Russian: Костромска́я о́бласть, Kostromskaya oblast), a federal subject of Russia located in the west part of the country, in the centre of European Russia. It borders the oblasts of Kirov, Ivanovo, Yaroslavl, Nizhny Novgorod and Vologda.
Its capital, Kostroma, has beautiful riverfronts and the remarkable Susaninskaya Square in the city centre. The Ipatiev Monastery on the Kostroma River is a must-see, as is the architectural and ethnographic museum "Kostromskaya Sloboda," an open-air museum devoted to Russia's traditional wooden architecture.
The region has a plethora of cultural offerings, including dozens of museums, theatres, concert halls, and notable buildings, as well as beautiful lakes, rivers, and ancient forests where you can discover preserved landmarks and old customs.
Population: estimated 643 thousand people
Other major cities: Galich, Sharya, Soligalich, Makaryev, Nerekhta
Main attractions: Ipatiev Monastery, Bogoyavlensky Convent, Museum of Wooden Architecture, Fire Tower, Nature Preserve "Sumarokovskaya Losinaya Ferma"
Major Airports: Kostroma Airport (KMW - Аэропорт Кострома)