Yaroslavl Architectural Historical and Art Museum Preserve, Yaroslavl

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Yaroslavl Architectural Historical and Art Museum Preserve remains one of the area's largest cultural institutions, occupying the grounds of a former 13th-century monastery. The architectural ensemble of structures at this site provides a look at central Russia's building traditions, as well as its artistic heritage. Striking bell towers and domes dominate the complex, stretching along the scenic banks of the Volga River. The compound includes several permanent showrooms and temporary exhibit spaces, housing nearly 300,000 artifacts, including various religious objects and examples of wall icons. Plan your visit to Yaroslavl Architectural Historical and Art Museum Preserve and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Yaroslavl travel itinerary maker.
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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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  • The Kremlin in itself is a lovely place to walk or sit in the sunshine (40r), but there are also lots of museums to investigate. The history of Yaroslavl region is small but interesting, and the 'Yaro...  more »
  • I really like being here, you got a feel of the ancient history, and you can just stroll or explore all the museums. A little tip: check out the pretty watercolor postcards in the souvenir shop - prob...  more »
  • Spaso-Preobrazhensky Museum preserve is located in the very historical centure of Yaroslavl, one of the cities of the Gold Ring of Russia. The Museum complex is located within ancient walls on the ban...  more »