Located close to Moscow, Sergiev Posad is a charming town of Golden Ring, a very convenient destination for one-day trip from Moscow. Main tourist attraction of Sergiev Posad is the beautiful Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius – a fine example of old Russian architecture and one of the biggest monasteries in Russia.
Make sure to visit one of the most beautiful towns of the Golden Ring and one of the oldest towns in Russia – Rostov Veliky. The architectural harmony of Rostov’s numerous churches is beyond words and impresses even the most sophisticated travelers. The Rostov Kremlin is number one of the major sightseeing highlights of any multiday or one-day Golden Ring tour.
Visit the biggest city along the Golden Ring, embraced by two rivers, the mighty Volga and the smaller Kotorosl. The old town of Yaroslavl with its great variety of samples of old and unique Russian architecture is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a historically important location.
The tiny and charming town of Suzdal, a part of the Golden Ring, is a real treasury of old and unique Russian architecture. Visit numerous churches and monasteries that are the same as centuries ago. If you only have time for visiting one city of the Golden Ring, Suzdal might be the right choice.
Visit the old town of Vladimir, a part of the Golden Ring, a former capital of mighty Grand Duchy of Vladimir. The town features beautiful samples of old and unique Russian architecture that are a part of UNESCO World Heritage. Located only 3 hours away from Moscow, Vladimir is a perfect destination of a day trip or a starting point of the multiday Golden Ring tour.
Go on the Golden Ring tour and enjoy old and unique Russian architecture, beautiful monasteries with onion domes and old churches made of white stone, hear the bells ringing their old and magical melody, and learn more about history of Russia.