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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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  • Came for the weekend, gladly walked through the Centre of the city. Beautiful temples, churches, buildings. Winter beauty, come back in the summer!
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  • The modern embankment, long promenade, asphalt. You can ride a bike and rollerblading, walking on the ship.
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  • Very beautiful place! Even in winter! And what are the stalwarts of the townspeople that managed to preserve as many of the historical buildings of the most different times. Very convincing!
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