The small town of Yuryev-Polsky not far from Vladimir is famous for its ancient temple architecture and a cozy center with wooden houses. I will guide you through the streets of one of the unrecognized - but no less significant and beautiful - cities of the Golden Ring, tell the story of its foundation and help decipher the unique carved paintings on the walls of the St. George Cathedral. Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 2 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot RUB 3250 per excursion Price for 1-10 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Historic city center We will start the excursion at the monument to the founder of the city - Yuri Dolgoruky, where I will tell you about how Suzdal and Vladimir got a neighbor - Yuryev-Polsky. You will walk along the ramparts, where we will talk about how they were erected and how the first fortress appeared in Yuryev-Polsky. You will learn about the peculiarities of Old Russian church architecture by visiting the St. George Cathedral and the Archangel Michael Monastery, founded in the 13th century. You will also see other temples, monasteries and monuments not to be missed in the ancient town
Mysterious carved compositions St. George's Cathedral in the center of Yuryev-Polsky is known not so much for its antiquity as for its carved bas-reliefs that have no analogues in Russia. On the tour, you will examine the images in detail and figure out their meaning. Despite the constant interest of scientists, the meaning of far from all the plots has been explained. Together we will plunge into ancient Russian art and try to understand the idea of an amazingly beautiful carving.
The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering an excursion.