The general information on a city
Officially, the story dates back to Pleso 1410, when the Moscow Prince Vasily I, son of Dmitry Donskoy, fleeing the Tatar khan, ordered to build a fortified outpost of customs. Volga here is not to dodge that lets you see the enemy from a distance.
In 1778, Ples briefly gets the status of county town. In Reach a linen factory, two malting plants, two breweries, 10 forges, salt treasury stock, shops. Hence, the fish was delivered to the king's table. In 1812 he became one of the centers forming units Kostroma militia. With vigorous development of industry in the region of Ivanovo, Shuya Ples until construction of the railway in 1871 Ivanovo-Kineshma was the main port on the Volga for all the textile region.
Since that time loses its meaning Ples crossroads of transport routes and gradually turns into a small provincial town - a traditional place of relaxation and creativity. Legend has it that plesskie merchants to escape from the railroad, which is believed to be destroyed, just "buy off" from it.
In Plyos A great number of monuments: the Voskresenskaya Church (1817), a wooden Voskresenskaya Church (1699), Troitskaya Church (1808), Vvedenskaya Church (1828), Yspenskij Cathedral (1699), Church of St. Barbara (1821), shopping arcade (XIX century).
In 1982 created the State Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve, which comprises three institutions: the Museum Levitan, the museum landscape. In the town there are private museums: The Museum of Old Family Museum of Primitive fishing.
The sity is House of the Union of theatrical figures of Russia. In it, in particular, removed a significant part of the scenes of the film "Almost a funny story." In many corners of the frame were Ples.
Industrial enterprises in the Plyos not.