Monument of Yaroslav the Wise (Mudry), Yaroslavl

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Visit Monument of Yaroslav the Wise (Mudry) and see city's namesake. Yaroslav the Wise was a great medieval Russian ruler, as well as the founder of the city. According to legend, he used his halberd to kill a bear on the spot of the current Yaroslavl kremlin, and that's how the city got its coat of arms--a bear with a halberd--which you can see on the front of the monument. As the city's founder and protector, Yaroslav is depicted holding a sword and one of the kremlin towers. There are many good angles from which to take a photo; however, because it's on an isle in the middle of a busy traffic circle, you can't get very close to it. Add Monument of Yaroslav the Wise (Mudry) and other attractions to your Yaroslavl trip itinerary using our Yaroslavl tour planner.
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  • The monument in the center of the square. An important monument for the city with the name of Yaroslavl. Not sure that photo with the monument might want to do, but it is necessary to examine the
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  • Is in the city centre, as its symbol and hallmark. Close does not come up, but not very impressive from a distance, and could be made larger.
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  • The usual monument stands in the center of the square of the Epiphany. Inconspicuous such ordinary, even I would say. Nothing special is not represented.
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  • A monument to the founder of the city of Yaroslavl. Yaroslav the Wise is a symbol of the city and a must place to visit.He is depicted on the banknote of 1000 rubles
  • Good, but the whole monument is enveloped. Normal type no.
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  • The only minus the lack of pedestrian crossings and constant movement from which to approach the monument simply impossible
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  • A beautiful place. It is not clear one, how to approach the monument closer. There is no navigation. If only at night or early in the morning until DV movement a little. ... Don't understand
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  • A beautiful monument, only a mass of wires interfere with normal photos and mind.
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