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Street in the centre of Vladimir.

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Vladimir is one of the oldest cities in Russia. It is the administrative center of Vladimir Oblast and located on the river Klyazma, 200 kilometers (124 mi) to the east of Moscow.
Vladimir was one of the medieval capitals of Russia, and two of its cathedrals are a World Heritage Site.

Traditionally, the founding date of Vladimir has been acknowledged as 1108, which is the date of the first mention of Vladimir in the Primary Chronicle. This view attributes the founding of the city, and its name, to Vladimir Monomakh, who inherited the region as part of the Rostov-Suzdal principality in the 11th century.

Modern Vladimir is a part of the Golden ring of the ancient Russian cities and a significant tourist center. Its three chief monuments, White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal, inscribed by UNESCO on the World Heritage List

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