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Spassky (St Saviour) Monastery, Yaroslavl
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Visit Spassky (St Saviour) Monastery, home to the oldest building in the city--the monastery cathedral. Originally built in the 12th century, the monastery also served as a citadel. Look at the remains of a thick 16th-century fortification wall, mounted with watchtowers. Underground passageways once lead to the monastery dungeons and treasury within the walls. The monastery is part of a larger preserve, so you'll also have the chance to explore the museum collection, including the 12th-century manuscript, "The Tale of Igor's Campaign." Use our Yaroslavl holiday planner to add Spassky (St Saviour) Monastery and other attractions to your Yaroslavl vacation plans.
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  • The Cathedral was rebuilt many times, is now Yaroslavskyy is historical-architectural museum-reserve. Locals call the Kremlin. Beautiful, well kept place is where to take a walk to see, there are exhibitions. There is a gift shop and Cafe.
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  • The monastery is right in the center and well preserved. The staff is very helpful and english speaking. It is definitely worth paying the small fee to climb the bell tower to enjoy a stunning view on...  more »
  • Very interesting historical monument. Everything is nice and interesting to both inside and outside. My wife and I got unforgettable impressions. Recommend.
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