Plyos — town of artist


Plyos is a quiet, old city tucked away in the dense forests in Ivanovo Oblast on the right bank of the Volga River. Even six centuries after its founding the city has managed to preserve the original beauty that the forests and water have to offer.

Plyos is a quiet, old city tucked away in the dense forests in Ivanovo Oblast on the right bank of the Volga River. Even six centuries after its founding the city has managed to preserve the original beauty that the forests and water have to offer. Plyos’ breathtaking landscapes have caught the eye of many famous artists, however gained the most glory thanks to the work of Isaac Levitan, who painted many of his great works here. Nowadays Plyos is home to about 40 artists who all share the desire to be one with nature, capturing it firsthand at different times throughout the year.