21 Sights in Yaroslavl, Russia (with Map and Images)
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1. Yaroslavl Art Museum (Governor's House)
Yaroslavl Art Museum - the Central Art Museum of the Yaroslavl Region. The museum is located in the UNESCO zone and unites several buildings and park zones in the historical center of the city. The main complex is located on the Volga embankment in historical buildings - the former governor’s house, the Metropolitan Chambers and in the House of Sorokina Archival copy of January 13, 2019 on Wayback Machine - a merchant mansion of the 19th century. One museum branch-the house-museum of the sculptor Academicika A. M. Obyshin-is located in the village of Rybnitsa of the Nekrasovsky district of the Yaroslavl region. Another branch-“House on Novinskaya”, a museum of the life of a provincial bourgeoisie-in the building of the former Romanovo-Borisoglebsky city public bank. The museum presents works of Russian, European and Eastern art, temporary exhibitions are regularly held, and concerts of classical and modern music are arranged.
2. Ярославский музей-заповедник
The Yaroslavl State Istoriko-Architecture and Arty Museum-Council is one of the largest cultural institutions and tourism objects of Yaroslavl. Since 1959, the Museum-Reserve is located in the very center of the city, in the territory of the Savior-Preobrazhensky Monastery abolished in 1787. The museum owns a rich collection of icons and manuscripts, precious fabrics and church utensils, works of ancient Russian art. On the territory of the museum there is the oldest of the buildings preserved in Yaroslavl-the Transfiguration Cathedral, in addition, the museum-reserve includes six churches, which are the most important Yaroslavl monuments of architecture and painting of the 17th century.
Yaroslavl is a city and the administrative center of Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, located 250 kilometers (160 mi) northeast of Moscow. The historic part of the city is a World Heritage Site, and is located at the confluence of the Volga and the Kotorosl rivers. It is part of the Golden Ring, a group of historic cities northeast of Moscow that have played an important role in Russian history. Population: 577,279 (2021 Census); 591,486 (2010 Census); 613,088 (2002 Census); 632,991 (1989 Census).
4. Transfiguration Monastery
The Yaroslavl Transfiguration Monastery is an ancient abolished male monastery in Yaroslavl, who played an important role in local history. Founded by Prince Konstantin Vsevolodovich in 1216. It is located in the historical center of the city, on the banks of the Kotosl River. On its territory there are monuments of architecture of the XVI -XIX centuries. Here was found a list of “Words about Igor's Regiment” - a monument of ancient Russian literature.
5. Church of St. Nicholas in Tropino
The Church of St. Nicholas in Tropino is a ruined 17th-century church on the right bank of the Kotorosl River in Yaroslavl. It has been expanded and renovated on several occasions in the 18th and 19th centuries. The site used to be prone to seasonal flooding. A memorial cross near the church marked the spot where Patriarch Nikon expired in August 1681. What remains of the old building is currently used for storing fish.
6. Музей Боевой Славы
The Yaroslavl Museum of Military Glory is a museum in the city of Yaroslavl, dedicated to the military and labor exploits of the inhabitants of the city during the Great Patriotic War. Initially, he was the museum of the 234th Lomonosov-Prazhskiy Orders of Suvorov and Bogdan Khmelnitsky Rifle Division also known as, the Yaroslavl division of the People’s Militia and the Yaroslavl Communist Division.
7. церковь Николы Рублёного
The Church of Nicholas the Wonderworker in the Rushed City is an invalid Orthodox temple in Yaroslavl on Kotorosnye Embankment. The only temple in the territory of the former Yaroslavl Kremlin, preserved from the 17th century, and in their original appearance. The name of the church reflects its location in the ancient fortress with log walls - the ruble city.
8. Assumption Cathedral
The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is an Orthodox church in Yaroslavl, located on the Spit of the Volga and Kotorosl; cathedral of the Yaroslavl Metropolis and the Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church. It was destroyed in Soviet times and restored according to a new project in 2004-2010 to the 1000th anniversary of the city.
9. Church of St. Nicholas Nadeina
The Church of Nicholas the Wonderworker Nadeinskaya is an invalid Orthodox church in the historical center of Yaroslavl, on the banks of the Volga. The oldest of the preserved stone monuments of the Yaroslavl school of architecture of the 17th century. It is under the jurisdiction of the Yaroslavl diocese and the Yaroslavl Museum-Reserve.
10. Church of the Epiphany
The Church of the Epiphany of the Lord is an Orthodox church in the historical center of Yaroslavl. It was built in 1684-1693 at the expense of the merchant of the living room of the hundred Alexei Avraamovich Zubchaninov. It is known for fresco painting and tiled decoration of facades. It is located on the square named after it.
11. Church of Elijah the Prophet
The Church of Ilia Proroka is an Orthodox church in the historical center of Yaroslavl on Sovetskaya (Ilyinskaya) Square, an outstanding architectural monument of the Yaroslavl school of architecture and painting of the XVII century. It is administered by the Yaroslavl Diocese and the Yaroslavl Museum-Reserve.
12. Yaroslav the Wise
The monument to the founder of Yaroslavl to Prince Yaroslav the Wise is located on the Epiphany Square in the center of Yaroslavl. The monument was erected as a memory of the founder of the city of Yaroslavl. The monument is facing the face entering the city center from the Moscow direction.
13. Church of the Saviour on the city
The Church of the Savior in the city is the parish Orthodox Church in the historical center of Yaroslavl. One of the best samples of the Yaroslavl temple architecture of the XVII century. Refers to the Yaroslavl Central City Deanery of the Yaroslavl diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church.
14. Храм Великомученика Никиты
The Nikitsky parish in the same name in the western outskirts of medieval Yaroslavl arose no later than the 15th century. Sloboda with this name is first mentioned in the letter of Vasily III of 1511. In the parish there were two small temples with chapels dedicated to Nikita Martyr.
15. Волжская башня
Volzhskaya tower, or Arsenalnaya tower, is one of the three surviving towers of the fortifications of the Zemlyanoy town (posad) of Yaroslavl. Initially, in the 16th century, six gated towers and twenty blank wooden towers were built on the ramparts.
16. Church of Michael the Archangel
The church of Mikhail Archangel is a garrison Orthodox church in the historical center of Yaroslavl, on Kotorosnye Embankment, next to the Transfiguration Monastery. Architecture of the Yaroslavl School of Architecture of the XVII century.
17. храм Ярославской иконы Божией Матери
The Church of the Yaroslavl Icon of the Mother of God is the Orthodox Church in the southern part of Yaroslavl, in the residential area of the Sokol. It is a small temple of the parish in honor of the noble Grand Duke Yaroslav the Wise.
Wikipedia: Храм в честь Ярославской иконы Божией Матери (RU), Website
18. М.В. Фрунзе
Prospekt Frunze - Avenue in the southern part of the city of Yaroslavl, the main street of the Sokol and Dyadkovo districts. It starts from Moscow Prospekt, crosses the Suzdal highway and reaches for the Kostroma highway.
19. F.G Volkova Theater
The Russian State Academic Theatre named after F. Volkov is the oldest drama theater in Russia. It was founded in 1750. The complex of buildings is located in the center of Yaroslavl at the address: Volkov Square, 1.
Wikipedia: Российский театр драмы имени Ф. Волкова (RU), Website
20. The Holy Trinity
"Trinity" is a sculptural composition in Yaroslavl. Located in the historic center of the city, in the upper tier of the park on Strelka. Sculptor — Igor Treyvus, artist — N. Mukhin, architect — A. Bobovich.
Wikipedia: Троица (скульптурная композиция в Ярославле) (RU)
21. Фёдор Иванович Толбухин
The Monument to Marshal Tolbukhin is a monument to the native of the Yaroslavl Province, Marshal of the Soviet Union F. I. Tolbukhin, installed in Yaroslavl at the end of Tolbukhin Avenue on Jubilee Square.
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