Russia - Golden Ring (PDF Chapter)

Russia - Golden Ring (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Golden Ring chapter from Lonely Planet’s Russia guidebook.

Touring the Golden Ring, a string of medieval towns northeast of Moscow, is like settling into the comforting arms of Mother Russia: it’s a bucolic realm of whitewashed churches with golden onion domes, flower-covered meadows, and samovars bubbling away in colourful gingerbread cottages.

  • ramble through bucolic beauty while church bells sigh in the distance in Suzdal
  • maps
  • stroll alongside the Volga River in an artist’s serene dream in Plyos
  • transport
  • feed carrots to elk and tasting their milk at Sumarokovskaya Elk Farm
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Vladimir, Suzdal, Plyos, Kostroma, Yaroslavl, Ros-tov-Veliky, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Sergiev Posad.

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