16 Sights in Yaroslavl, Russia (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Yaroslavl, Russia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 16 sights are available in Yaroslavl, Russia.

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1. Ярославский художественный музей (Губернаторский дом)

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Yaroslavl Art Museum is the central art museum in Yaroslavl region. Located in the UNESCO area, the museum brings together several architectural and park areas in the historic center of the city. The main complex is located in historic buildings on the Volga embankment-the former governor's mansion, the Metropolitan Council Chamber and the house in Sorokina, with archived copies dated Jan. 13, 2019, on the 19th-century merchant mansion Wayback Machine. A branch of the museum-the museum of the former residence of sculptor academician A. M. Opekushin-is located in Rybnitsy village, Nikrasovsky district, Yaroslavl state. Another branch-"The House on Novinskaya", the provincial museum of bourgeois life-is located in the building of the former Romanov-Borisoglebsk City Public Bank. The museum displays works of Russian, European and Oriental art, holds regular temporary exhibitions, and holds concerts of classical and modern music.

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2. Ярославский музей-заповедник

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The Yaroslavl State Istoriko-Architecture and Founded 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 to this, the museum-reserve includes six churches, which are the most important Yaroslavl monuments of architecture and painting of the 17th century.

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3. Николо-Тропинская церковь

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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.

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4. Спасо-Преображенский монастырь

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Yaroslavl Metamorphosis Monastery is an ancient monastery in Yaroslavl, which has played an important role in local history. Founded in 1216 by Prince Konstantin Vesivorodovic, it is located on the historic Kotorosl River. Its territory has architectural monuments from the 16th to 19th centuries. A list of "Igor's words"-a monument to ancient Russian literature-was found here.

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5. церковь Николы Рублёного

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The St. Nicholas Miracle Worker's Church in Rubery City is an idle Orthodox church on the embankment of Koncosnaya in Yaroslavl. It is the only temple in the former Yaroslavl Kremlin territory that has survived since the 17th century. The name of the church reflects its location in an ancient castle, a city that was cut down.

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6. Церковь Ильи Пророка

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Tserkov Elijah of the Prophet is an Orthodox church in the historical center of Yaroslavl on the Soviet (Ilyinskaya) square, an outstanding monument of architecture of the Yaroslavl school of architecture of the 17th century. It is under the jurisdiction of the Yaroslavl diocese and the Yaroslavl Museum-Reserve.

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7. Успенский собор

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The Cathedral of the Ascension of the Most Holy Virgin is the cathedral of the metropolis and diocese of Yaroslavl, located on the arrows of Yaroslavl, the Volga River and Cotorosli. It was destroyed during the Soviet era and rebuilt under a new project from 2004-2010 to mark the city's 1,000-year anniversary.

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8. Церковь Спаса на городу

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The Church of the Savior in the city is the parish temple of the Yaroslavl diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church in the historical center of Yaroslavl on Kotorosnoye embankment. Located on the edge of the earthen city, near the Medveditsky ravine. One of the best samples of Yaroslavl temple architecture.

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9. Церковь Богоявления Господня

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The Church of God is an Orthodox church in the historical center of Yaroslavl. It was built in 1684-1693 and funded by Alexei Zubchaninoff, a businessman of hundreds of living rooms. It is famous for its frescoes and ceramic tile exterior wall decoration. It is located in the square named after it.

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10. Ярослав Мудрый

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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.

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11. Церковь Николая Надеина

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Nadeinskaya Saint Nicholas Church is a defunct Orthodox church in the historic center of Yaroslavl on the Volga River. The oldest existing stone tablet of Yaroslavl Architectural School in the 17th century. It is under the jurisdiction of Yaroslavl Parish and Yaroslavl Museum Reserve.

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12. Храм Великомученика Никиты

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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.

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13. церковь Иоанна Предтечи в Толчкове

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St. John the Baptist Church in Yaroslavl is considered to be the acme of the Yaroslavl school of architecture. It was built during 1671–1687 on the bank of Kotorosl river in the Tolchkovo sloboda (district) which at that time was the largest and wealthiest part of the town.

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14. Волжская башня

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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.

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15. церковь Михаила Архангела

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Archangel Michael Church is a garrison Orthodox church in the historic center of Yaroslavl, on the Cotosnaya embankment, near the Transfiguration Monastery. Architectural monument of Yaroslavl School of Architecture in the 17th century.

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16. Святая Троица

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“Trinity” is a sculptural composition in Yaroslavl. Located in the historical center of the city, in the upper tier of the park on the arrow. Sculptor - Igor Travus, artist - N. Mukhin, architect - A. Bobovich.

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