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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  • This monument to visit for only one photograph is make a picture with 1000-ruble Bill. This monument is depicted on the poddelyvaemoj den'ge of Russia.
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  • To Yaroslav approach cannot, because it is located in the center of the circle, not to him. protected from the hard-core hikers with 1000-rublevymi bills three band ring road))) So that the best perspective for this photo from parking near the temple. Monument itself look better with banknotes:)))
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  • In the square, surrounded by pre-revolutionary houses and fortresses, very impressive and majestic! So convenient, you can ljubju away from him to see a lot of krasotishhi ancient Rus
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