Tours in Suzdal
The first written mention of SuzdalIt found in the annals of 1024, but the city itself was founded much earlier. In the XII century it was the center of Rostov-Suzdal principality, and then Andrew Bogolyubskii altogether moved here from the capital city of Vladimir. Since then, the city attacked the Tartars and Poles, he tried to destroy the fires and epidemics, but Suzdal always survived and remained a symbol of Russian culture and one of the most historic cities. Tours in Suzdal you can make in the framework of an organized trip to the Golden Ring or go there yourself.
Briefly about the importance
- Suzdal - very touristic place. Here, hundreds of visitors stop daily, and because prices for accommodation and souvenirs in the city may seem inhumane. Stop for the night is best in Vladimir, where there are quite budget hotels.
- Getting to Suzdal from the capital by busor by train. Reaching Vladimir have to transfer to a taxi, minibus or other road transport. Distance to the regional center is about 25 km away.
- Suzdal is a museum city, and in 1992 he joined the white-stone architectural landmarks and the list of World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.
- For fans of exciting holidays Suzdal arrange the second Saturday the July Festival Cucumber. This event, like the Festival of Russian baths, you can visit the tour to Suzdal.
- Souvenirs are sold everywhere in Suzdal. As most traditional - boots with embroidery and painting, socks and hats hand knitted with folk motifs, quilted jackets and parkas constant mead. My favorite drink here in Russia makes the whole plant.
- Souvenir shop in the city produces a huge range of cheap handicrafts of clay and bark, wood and stone.
Church of the Intercession on the Nerl
This church is considered by many architectsworld-famous - the top of temple architecture in Russia. Church of the Intercession on the Nerl located near Suzdal. It was built by Prince Andrew Bogolyubsky in memory of his son who died in the middle of the XII century. Historians believe that it was the first church of the Intercession on Russia.
The temple is situated in a unique location in the centermeadows, which Nerl river water completely covers during the flood. Spring is like a church in the middle of a huge mirror, which reflects its dome and white stone walls. In the temple you can buy sanctified icons and listen to the service.