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Vladimir

The City of Vladimir is one of the oldest Russian communities. It is one of the major members of the Golden Ring of communities which have played a significant role in Russian history. Among many other attractions, the city boasts three UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

A huge number of the architectural monuments in the city made it one of the largest tourist destinations of Russia. Vladimir city tour consists of sightseeing of such place as Golden Gate - the symbol of the city. Long time ago the gate was an entrance to the city but nowadays it is a center of Vladimir. Recently renovated, they will tell you history of Vladimir.
During city tour you'll also visit the Dmitrievsky Cathedral and the Uspensky Cathedral. They were founded in th 12th century and resisted Tatar - Mongol invasion. Today you can enjoy the magnificence of the Dmitrievsky Cathedral not only from outside, but from the inside too.
The Uspensky Cathedral is very beautiful. Its splendid golden domes and high belltower are seen from a distance. Inside of it you'll see the walls covered with frescoes of great Russian icon - painters.
You will also visit the Museum of Crystal Miniature in Vladimir.