3 Day Tour to Vladimir, Suzdal and Kostorma
Day 1: Vladimir
Vladimir is a one the Russia Golden Ring cities. A huge number of the architectural monuments in the city made it one of the largest tourist destinations of Russia.During city tour you’ll visit the Dmitrievsky Cathedral and the Uspensky Cathedral. You’ll visit the largest museum of Vladimir – The Chamber – Here you’ll have an opportunity to watch exhibitions of Vladimir’s painters, to know the history of children toys and peasants’ mode of life.
Day 2: Suzdal
Suzdal is known as a city-museum, the reserve of old architecture. On the territory of 2 square kilometers there are nearly 70 monuments. It’s a very calm and tranquil city. Suzdal city tour includes visits to the functioning cathedrals and monasteries: Alexandrovsky and Vasilievsky frieries, Pokrovsky and Rizopolozhensky nunnaries, the Cathedral of Kazan’s Icon of Theotokos and the Archangel-Michael buildings and Suzdal’s white-stoned Kremlin. Here you’ll feel an atmosphere of medieval prince residence.
During city tour you’ll have an opportunity to watch different exhibitions such as collections of old icons, unique frescos from times of Vladimir Monomach.
Day: 3 Kostroma
Old Kostroma is situated on the hill-covered bank of the Volga river. Kostroma had kept its historical center till present times. From the Volga river you can see a beautiful view of the city with golden-domed churches.
During Kostroma city tour you’ll follow old streets of the city, will watch old buildings, white-stoned churches, old shopping arcades. Also you will see famous fire tower of the 19th century, the most beautiful church of Kostroma – twelve-dome church of Christ Ressurection, the only cathedral of the 17th century saved untill these days. After you’ll visit the legendary Ipatiev Monastery dated from the 14th century. Here was held the rites of election to the throne of the first Romanov dynasty’s Tsar. You’ll be pleased with splendid view of the monastery with its cogged stone walls, towers and golden domes. Also you’ll see the Troitsky Cathedral, Boyars Godunov’s burial place, the Chambers of Romanov Boyars and exterior of monastery’s belltower.
After this amazing tour you will depart for Moscow.
Day 1: Vladimir
Day 2: Sundial
Day 3: Kostroma