Vladimir and Suzdal: Private Tour
- Private group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 10 hours
Start your journey in the early morning with your private guide, on a comfortable high-speed train to Vladimir, where you will meet your driver to go to Suzdal. Visit the open-air museum of wooden architecture and peasant life and learn about the Russian rural community. Head toward Suzdal Kremlin where the history of the town dates back to the 11th century. Walk to the Market Square and taste Medovukha - a traditional Russian honey-based alcoholic beverage. Marvel at the inexpugnable walls of St. Euthymius Monastery which once was a prison for dissidents. Drive to Vladimir - the capital of the Golden Ring and once the capital of Russia. The city was a cosmopolitan and artistic center at the end of the 12th century and the Seat of the Orthodox Church in the 14th century. Admire the shallow relief carvings on the white tall walls of St. Demetrius cathedral that were created by various ar...
Accompanied by a guide, you will go on a tour to the central part of Suzdal. You will visit the famous Pokrovsky Convent, one of the largest in Russia. There are the relics of St. Sophia of Suzdal - the first wife of the great Moscow Prince Vasily Ioanovich. You will also observe the architecture of the Savior-Euthymius monastery, the main one in the Suzdal-Nizhny Novgorod principality. Stroll through the streets of the city, get acquainted with the history of the Suzdal Kremlin, see the oldest shopping arcades, and learn everything about cucumbers and mead. View the Suzdal Kremlin and the panorama of the Museum of Wooden Architecture, as well as visit the museum itself. Then you will go to the ancient village of Kideksha - the residence of Prince Yuri Dolgoruky. There is the first white-stone building of North-Eastern Russia - the Church of Saints Boris and Gleb (dated 1152). Sarcopha...
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