Carpet - town in the Vladimir region, the first mention of which is found in the chronicles of the XII century.
In November 2011, he was awarded the title of "City of Military Glory", in the years of the Great Patriotic War here was produced about 1.2 million units of military equipment.
To a carpet can be reached viarailway transport. This village is located just two stations: 1-Carpet and Carpet-2, the first of which serves local trains and long-distance trains, and the second - only the suburban traffic. Carpet has direct connections to the Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Novorossiysk, Yekaterinburg and many other cities of Russia. Travel time from Moscow to Kovrova is 4-4.5 hours.
A Carpet station also hostshigh-speed electric trains "Sapsan", connecting Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod. At the moment, "Sapsan" do not stop in Kovrov, but in 2014 it is planned to change the schedule of high-speed trains and make it stop on the carpet-1 station. Parking Most long-distance trains plying through the main railway station Kovrova is not more than 5 minutes due to low passenger traffic.
Travelers will also be able to get to Kovrovausing the long-distance bus. Every day from the local bus station are sent flying to Moscow (Central Bus Station), Vladimir, Ivanovo, Yaroslavl and Moore. While traveling from Moscow to Carpet bus, the traveler must be prepared for the fact that in the way he will lose 5.5-6 hours. In addition, through the bus station Kovrova a transit route connecting between a Cheboksary, Ivanovo, Nizhny Novgorod and Kostroma.
The owners own vehicles candrive to a carpet yourself. Next to this settlement motorway M7 ( "Volga"), connecting Moscow, Vladimir, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan and Ufa. On average, from Moscow to Kovrova by car can be reached in 4-5 hours. This village is also associated motorways Ivanovo regional level, and Vyaznikov Kameshkovo.