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Golden Ring

The Golden Ring is a modern name for a loop of very old towns north-east of Moscow. The towns churches, monasteries, kremlins (city forts) and museums make an incredibly picturesque portfolio of early Russian craftwork. Another attraction of the region is that some of the towns are really little more than villages, providing a peaceful glimpse of country life as it is all over European Russia.

The Golden Ring is one of the most popular routes among the tourists who want to explore the heart of Russia. The major point of the tour is to present the most ancient and magnificent Russian towns in all there glamour and beauty.

The towns that form the Golden ring are Sergiev Posad, Pereslavl-Zaleski, Rostov the Great, Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Ples, Vladimir, Bogolyubovo, Susdal, Yuriev-Polski , Uglich, - the range crowned by Moscow, an excellent point to start or to finish any journey. The Golden Ring goes right through the regions, famous for their history, priceless cultural heritage, golden-domed churches and bright masterpieces of folk art, so any visitor will find plenty of exploration to be done and beautiful towns to visit. Among these regions there are Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Ivanovo, Vladimir Region and, of course, Moscow Region.

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