Yaroslavl is the capital of the Golden Ring. The sights of this city are depicted on a 1,000-ruble note. A trip to the cities of the Golden Ring should start with a visit to Yaroslavl. The city is large, beautiful, and attracts tourists with its architecture. It is better to visit Yaroslavl in the summer. At this time of the year, river walks along the Volga River are organized for tourists.
It is necessary
Comfortable shoes, money, a lot of free time
Yaroslavl Museum-Reserve. Address: Yaroslavl, Epiphany Square, 25. Entrance fee, working hours from 9:00 to 18:00. During the tourist season (from May to September) the Museum-Reserve is open from 9:00 to 20:00. On the territory of the museum-reserve you can see models of bee hives in the form of historical buildings in the Uglich region. Visitors are given the opportunity to climb the bell tower to admire the beauty of the city from above.
Chapel of Our Lady of Kazan. Address: Yaroslavl, Kotorosnaya embankment, 27. The chapel is depicted on a 1000 ruble note.
Park on Damansky Island. In summer on the island you can ride a segway, bike, attractions. There are catamarans for rent on the island. Children love the park.
Arrow. In summer, you can admire the dancing fountains, the Volga River, the view of the Assumption Cathedral. In cloudy weather, the arrow looks gloomy and gray.
There are many art objects in Yaroslavl. The bear monument is popular among tourists; it is located at the address: Yaroslavl, Revolutionary proezd, 14. The bear growls loudly. Not far from the monument to the bear is the Zero kilometer of the Golden Ring (Revolutionary Street, 13).
There are many beautiful churches in Yaroslavl. For example, the Assumption Cathedral (Kotorosnaya emb., 2/1), the Church of Elijah the Prophet (Sovetskaya Square, 7).
A walk along the Volga River will become one of the brightest impressions of Yaroslavl. Motor ships leave from the pier at the address: Volzhskaya embankment, 2. In the summer there are a lot of passengers on ships, you have to travel standing. The walk lasts 3 hours. You can use the services of owners of private boats. The cost of a private boat trip is 2 times more expensive than a boat trip from the pier.
In the building of the Museum "Music and Time" there is the Museum of the history of the gingerbread. By appointment in the museum, you can attend a master class or listen to interesting stories about gingerbread. The museum has a gingerbread shop selling gingerbread from different cities. Delicious gingerbread with cranberries from Kostroma. Address: Volzhskaya embankment, 33 A.
Church of John the Baptist. Address: 2nd Zakotorosnaya embankment, 69. The church is very beautiful, decorated with tiles. The temple is located next to a paint factory. You can get to it by taxi or on foot (you can walk from the city center in 1.5 hours at a leisurely pace).