Monument to Bear, Yaroslavl

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Monument to Bear commemorates the founder of the city who, according to legend, fought a bear for the territory. Visit the spot where the alleged fight took place and see the metal statue standing in front of a restaurant. You can hear the bear roar on the hour. The monument is easy to find as it's on the way to most of the city's main sites. The bear is also the key motive on the coat-of-arms. Add Monument to Bear and other attractions to your Yaroslavl trip itinerary using our Yaroslavl online trip itinerary planner .
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  • Was installed September 12, 2009 year, exactly one year before the celebration of 1000 Yaroslavl. This gift donators native Yaroslavl, he made on the initiative and with funds of the Board of patrons of Jaroslavii, in collaboration with the Government, the area and the city of Yaroslavl. Carved on the monument are the words "character of Russia-the legend of Yaroslavl". According to the sponsors, the bronze sculpture depicts a bear from the legend that went out to meet Yaroslav. Every hour, according to the schedule, he read out the area of a mighty roar.
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  • In General, not exactly original, but "it's OK!" Growls, but bearish Growl doesn't pull, it seems that the Cabinet move:) But take a picture, I think it is necessary, and paw rub:)
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  • Not to say that something is unusual. For checkmarks, you can pass by and take pictures. Growls from 9 to 21.
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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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