Yaroslavl Embankment, Yaroslavl

At Yaroslavl Embankment, you can stroll along the Volga River as it rushes through the heart of the city. A walk along the banks of Europe's longest river provides a scenic self-guided tour of some of Yarosavl's most significant landmarks. Beyond wide vistas of the beautiful river itself, you can expect to stumble across the famous Assumption Cathedral near the convergence of the Volga and Kotorosl rivers. Other sights include the eight-pillared gazebo, pavilion, and fountains at Strelka Park. To discover more authentic views of the city, wander from the main path onto smaller side streets and stop to admire local architecture there. Put Yaroslavl Embankment on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Yaroslavl trip planner .
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  • August 19, 2017
    The embankment of the Volga River is navrnoe, what we remember and through 10 years after our trip! You can simply take a walk to admire the beauty of the scenery, you can go here for a morning jog and the evening promenade. Quay (both upper and lower) well-organized, has bikeways. Hike, comrades, here!
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  • August 18, 2017
    We were lucky enough to have good weather and cool temperature which allowed us to enjoy the long walk along the Volga, which is bounded by green and then, at the meeting point with an affluent follow particular Park with fountains that sprawls on a promontory.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Embankment renovated and spacious! Very nice evening stroll in lobe of the Volga, actually there are a lot of people, families with children, athletes. You can take a ride on the local waterways. Be sure to visit
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Where to stay in Yaroslavl

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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