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Yaroslavl Embankment, Yaroslavl

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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. Use our Yaroslavl trip itinerary planner to visit Yaroslavl Embankment on your trip to Yaroslavl, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • The Yaroslavl Embankment offers a variety of walks. From the town to the Cathedrals to the marina and beyond. You can walk on two levels the lower Embankment or the higher.There are lots of bars, cafe...  more »
  • Volzhskaya and Korostel embarkments - both are well cared, have nice views to other side and must visit placed  more »
  • The Embankment running alongside the Volga river is a good spot for a stroll in the sun. Good views over the river and the ships on it, as well as running along passed Museum and Churches too.  more »

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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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