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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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  • 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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  • The territory of the monastery is a small, pleasant walk, but visiting exhibitions, entrance on the wall look at the bear Waving-all for a fee. With the belfry offers a beautiful view of the Yaroslavl! On the territory there is a refectory.
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  • All reviews climb the belfry, but we had no luck, it was closed due to weather conditions. So keep in mind this is! (
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