Planning to visit Moscow and thinking over the possibility to diversify your program? This short program is a great chance to get acquainted with the most famous towns of Ancient Russia, which are the part of the Golden Ring of Russia. For one day you’ll leave the noisy metropolis and literally touch the history. You’ll visit Vladimir and Suzdal with their white-stone monuments, eight of which are included into the list of the UNESCO world heritage. In the village of Bogolyubovo you’ll see the church Trancession -on- the Nerl river considered to be the most perfect church ever built in Ancient Russia.
DAY 1: MOSCOW – VLADIMIR – SUZDAL – MOSCOW
- Transfer to the train station
- Departure to Vladimir by train
- Sightseeing tour of Vladimir with visiting the Cathedral of Assumption and Dmitry Cathedral, Golden Gate
- Transfer to the village of Bogolyubovo and walking to the church Trancession -on- the Nerl river
- Lunch in local restaurant (extra charge)
- Transfer to Suzdal (35 km)
- Sighseeing tour of Suzdal and visits of Spaso-Efimiev Monastery, Suzdal Kremlin, Museum of wooden architecture
- Transfer to Vladimir train station. Departure to Moscow by train
DURING THE TOUR YOU WILL SEE:
- Vladimir is a sample of white-stone architecture of Ancient Russia. It is situated on the steep bank of the river Klyazma. Founded by Vladimir Monomakh in 1108, Vladimir still carefully keeps three survivor monuments of pre – Mongol architecture: the Cathedral of Assumption (1161 y.), which was often compared with the Cathedral of Tsar Solomon in Jerusalem by the chroniclers of that time, the Dmitry Cathedral, famous for its white-stone carving, and Golden Gate - the triumphal arch, guarding the entrance to the prince's part of the city.
- The village of Bogolyubovo is a former residence of the prince Andrey Bogolyubsky therefrom you’ll take a stroll to the church Trancession-on-the Nerl river (12th century). It is included into the list of the UNESCO world heritage and accepted as architectural masterpiece.
- Suzdal is a real open-air museum, founded in the 10th century. Located on the picturesque shore of the river Kamenka, here on the territory of 9 square km there are more than 200 unique landmarks of Ancient Russia. Among them are Bishop's Chambers of Kremlin, Savior Monastery of St. Euthymius (14th century), Suzdal Museum of Wooden Architecture, which consists of 18 monuments, dating back to the 18th – 19th century, built by Russian carpenters practically with the axes only.
|The cost of such an event||from 115 euro per pax (in groups from 30 pax)|
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