Why to visit Yaroslavl?
It is a city with ancient thousand-year history. It is the oldest existing settlement on the Volga river! A city that enters the famous “Golden Ring” of Russia!
1. Cathedrals. Each and every one of them
Yaroslavl is one of two cities in Russia whose historic centre is protected as UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are 140 architectural monuments in the historical centre of Yaroslavl!
2. Strelka Fountains
These fountains are a part of a large park that is beautifully landscaped and includes a bear design in one of the flower beds. Legend holds that Yaroslavl was founded thousand years ago when Yaroslavl the Wise killed a bear in the town’s current location.
3. Volga Promenade
Volga is the longest river in Europe and is widely regarded as the national river of Russia. The riverside is great for nature lovers!
4. Amusement Park
There is also a nice amusement park in the city – choose your favourite attraction! In city`s fun park besides rollercoasters you can find interesting monuments like up-side-down house or grass-green bear.
5. Kirova Street
This is a pedestrian street with nice bars and small souvenir stands. Relax! This is the street to enjoy good food and take a piece of Yaroslavl with you!
In Yaroslavl you will find impressive cathedrals, amazing places for a walk and even Amusement park! Embraced by two rivers and golden domes, this is like no other place in Russia!