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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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  • In Yaroslavl monastery is often called by the Kremlin for brevity, but from a historical perspective, this is not the case, the similarity with the Kremlin complex attaches high wall and towers. Entrance-30 rubles, museums and exhibitions are paid separately, prices very reasonable. Inside the interesting buildings from various periods and architectural styles, souvenir shops, you can grab a bite to eat. It hosts various cultural events, such as Carnival, Jablokoslavl', etc.
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  • The monastery is conditional, because it is more a museum than a place where monks live and pray. Beautiful buildings, although me and thought are quite chaotic. And on the whole printing underfunding. Could look and more manicured.
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  • Spaso-preobrazhenskiy monastery-one of the most famous places in Jarosław, called local "Kremlin". Territorially very conveniently located in the historic centre. There are different categories of tickets that differ in value and "filling". For example, there is the entrance ticket for 500 USD. This price includes entrance to the complex, visiting monuments, located on the territory of the monastery and visit current exhibitions (for example, "the word about Igor's Regiment"), which, incidentally, are very diverse. But part of the exhibitions will be charged separately. Inside some museums (exhibitions) very cool outdoor clothing you want to put in the locker room, so it is advisable to dress warmly.
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