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Cathedral of the Assumption, Yaroslavl

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Church Tourist Spot
Mounted by five gilded domes, Cathedral of the Assumption stands nearby where Yaroslav the Wise is said to have founded the city. The newest temple was built in 2010 to replace the 16th-century cathedral that was demolished by Communists in 1937. See the cathedral's original bells on display outside. Inside, admire the iconostasis and antique icons, which were donated by wealthy locals. Custom requires women to cover their heads when entering the church. Nearby attractions include an eternal flame and a monument to Russian soldiers who served during World War II. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Cathedral of the Assumption and many more Yaroslavl attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Yaroslavl vacation generator.
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  • This is a beautiful church. As you approach it you might guess it was a couple hundred years old, but actually it was just completed in 2010. The original church on this spot was destroyed by Stalin a...  more »
  • This is a newly built church built with money donated by a Russian businessman. We went on a sunny day with the light reflecting off the white walls and golden domes, it took some amazing pictures.  more »
  • This is really the spot to visit. The location is ideal, the church is very beautiful and very light insight when you compare with other Russina churches. And for me the thing that was the most specia...  more »
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  • Good view of Strelka Park
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  • Beautiful... All signs are in Russian and in English... small shops where the prices are reasonable. This is a must visit place.
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  • Worst Temple. The WORST! Built not so long ago, and he's already all falling apart, both inside and outside. Temple of soulless. Empty. Built in favor of the tourist money. And it is so. Want spirituality? Visit any other. Avoid side this tourist attraction.
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  • Recently built on donations patron Tyryshkina. Big, beautiful, functioning Church
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