YAROSLAVL

Yaroslavl (Ярославль) is one of the oldest Russian towns, it was founded in 1005. It belongs to the Golden Ring and its historical center is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Here is a map of attractions: https://goo.gl/JPKAmg

Elias Church XVII c. (Церковь Ильи Пророка) Address: Sovetskaya ploshchad 7. Opening hrs: 10-18, closed 13-14. Closed on Wednesday.

Elias Church Elias Church Transfiguration Monastery XVI c. (Спасо-Преображенский монастырь) Opening hrs: 8-20. Museums 10-17. Closed every first Monday every even month. Ticketing office closes 30 min before closing time. Most museums closed on Monday. The monastery is now a museum.

Transfiguration Monastery Transfiguration Monastery Transfiguration Monastery Dormition Cathedral (Успенский собор) was built in 2010 on the place where old cathedral was demolished in 1937.

Dormition Cathedral Dormition Cathedral ‘Music and Time’ Museum (Музей “Музыка и время”) On display: old musical instruments, watches, irons and bells. Address: Volzhskaya naberezhnaya 33A. Opening hrs: 10-19 daily. Tickets: 200 RUB. There are also two more exhibitions on display: of china and samovars. This museum is really great. Guided tours in English and French to be pre-booked in advance. Contacts: +74852328637.

'Music and Time' Museum DSC_0847'Music and Time' Museum 'Music and Time' Museum Yaroslavl State Art Museum/ Governor’s House (Государственный художественный музей Ярославля/Губернаторский дом) Address: Volzhskaya naberezhnaya 23. On display: Russian art of XVIII-XX cc. Opening hrs: T,W,Thu,Sat,S – 10-18, F – 12-20. Closed on Monday, last Tuesday every month, 31st December and 1st January. Ticketing office closes 1 hr before closing time. Guided tour in foreign languages should be prearranged and costs 700 RUB per a group of up to 30 people. Contacts: yarartmuseum@gmail.com or +74852303504.

Metropolitan Bishop Palaty (Митрополичьи Палаты) Address: Volzhskaya naberezhnaya 1. On display: Old Russian art of XIII-XVII cc. Opening hrs: 10-18 daily. Closed on Monday, last Tuesday every month, 31st December and 1st January. Ticketing office closes 1 hr before closing time. Contacts: yarartmuseum@gmail.com or +74852303504.

Museum of Foreign Art (Музей зарубежного искусства) Address: Sovetskaya ploshchad 2. Opening hrs: T,W,Thu,Sat,S – 10-18, F – 12-20. Closed on Monday, last Tuesday every month, 31st December and 1st January. Ticketing office closes 1 hr before closing time. Guided tour in foreign languages should be prearranged and costs 800 RUB per a group of up to 30 people. Contacts: yarartmuseum@gmail.com or +74852303504.

Museum of the History of Yaroslavl (Музей истории города Ярославля) Address: Volzhskaya naberezhnaya 17/1. Opening hrs: 10-18. Closed on Tuesday. Ticketing office closes 1 hr before closing time. Contacts: +74852304175.

Museum of Military Glory (Музей боевой славы) Address: Uglichskaya Ul. 44A. Opening hrs: 10-17. Closed on Monday and Tuesday.

Yaroslavl Zoo (Ярославский зоопарк) Address: Shevelyukha Ul. 137. Opening hrs: 10-21. Ticketing office closes 1 hr before closing time. Website: http://www.yaroslavlzoo.ru/en/Journey_scheme.html.

Museum of Nikolay Nekrasov ‘Karabikha’ (Музей-заповедний Н.А.Некрасова “Карабиха”) Address: Karabikha village. Opening hrs: May-October 7-20, November-April – 7-19. Contacts: muskar@mail.ru or +74852434183. Website in Russian: http://karabiha-museum.ru/

Theotokos of Tolga Convent (Толгский женский монастырь) How to get there: take bus 34 from Krasnaya ploshad (bus departs from Krasnaya ploshchad at 7.18, 8.40, 9.55, 11.14, 15.28, 16.36, 17.44; from Tolga at 8.05, 9.20, 10.40, 11.47, 16.01, 17.10, 18.30) or take a ferry (river port (pier 8)-Tolga 9.20, 13.30, 13.40, 17.30, 19.35, Tolga – river port 10.30, 14.35, 17.45, 20.00, 20.30).

Theotokos of Tolga Convent Theotokos of Tolga Convent Theotokos of Tolga Convent Theotokos of Tolga Convent John Chrysostom Old-Believers Church (Старообрядческая церковь Иоанна Златоуста) Address: Portovaya naberezhnaya 2.

John the Baptist Church XVII c. (Церковь Иоанна Предтечи) Opening hrs: 10-17, closed on Monday, Tuesday.

Theotokos of Vladimir Old-believers Church (Старообрядческая церковь Владимирской иконы Божьей Матери) Address: Portovaya naberezhnaya 2A.

How to get to Yaroslavl:

It takes 4 hours for a train to reach Yaroslavl from Moscow Yaroslavsky train station.

How to get around in Yaroslavl:

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