Yaroslavl is considered the unofficial capital of the Golden Ring and is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is believed to have been founded in 1010 by Prince Yaroslav the Wise, after whom it is named. The city’s main sight is the Spaso-Preobrazhensky Monastery which is now a museum and among its many beautiful churches the most famous are St Elijah the Prophet’s Church and the John the Baptist’s Church, both of which are beautifully decorated with frescos.
  • Yaroslavl from the river
  • Yaroslavl River Port
  • Domes in silhouette
  • Domes of Church of the Epiphany
  • Church of the Epiphany
  • Church of the Epiphany