Cathedral of the Assumption, Yaroslavl

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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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  • August 19, 2017
    The initial Cathedral was made from wood in 1215 but burned down 200 years later. On the same spot it was rebuild in the 16th. century but distroyed again by the Soviets in the 20th century. Finaly it...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    Frankly speaking, even though the Cathedral and 18 century, but "recovery on the new draft" made him a bit pompous and unwieldy, and like soulless ... Church of Elijah the Prophet, or St. John the Baptist Church is much heartier, touching them, as if to touch history.
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  • August 14, 2017
    The Cathedral is a place of worship still active. Inside, you attractive men and women who come, sometimes with their children, pray, Kiss the icons, burn candles or discuss with the priest. The ambiance of the place is strange, both collected and silent, and at the same time always in movement, visitors moving from one place to another of the Cathedral as following a course that is clean. Even if it is a recent (2004) and not necessarily in line with the previous version, I find that the Interior is successful between the count of (completely white) walls and the richness of the iconostasis in line with the style of the churches of the 17th century. A fine example of living don't miss Cathedral.
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  • May 7, 2016
    Good view of Strelka Park
  • May 24, 2016
    Good view
  • August 10, 2017
    Uspenska crkva u Jaroslavlju sagrađena je u nedavnoj prošlosti. Svojim izgledom potseća nas na stare ruske crkve ali objektivno nema veliku umetničku vrednost.
  • August 3, 2017
    The main attraction of Yaroslavl. Opened in the year 2010. Beautiful newly built on the new draft, but the old place. Violated some aspect ratio and is strongly noticeable. People with disabilities don't get into the temple without help. Very steep stairs. Tile cracks and falls apart. Spirituality is not felt, paintings on the walls yet. Nearby are several more churches, which surpass in beauty this temple. Walls cracked and peeling off from the outside.
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  • July 16, 2017
    Newly built with distorted proportions and deliberately modern mosaics. Sorry for not fully restored historic Temple project on this site.
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Places to stay in Yaroslavl might not be as numerous as in some other Russian cities, but you can still find a good selection of accommodation to satisfy a range of tastes and budgets. The city is home to several large hotels, ranging from the luxurious, with on-site spas and swimming pools, to more modest economy options. A handful of small, charming boutique hotels and bed and breakfasts offer more intimate lodging. Fully equipped apartments and budget hostels round out the selection. Because accommodation in Yaroslavl is not particularly plentiful, it's always wise to make reservations ahead of time.
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