Five things to do in Suzdal

You can leave the navigator and cards at home. Suzdal length – only 3.5 km, and it is impossible to get lost here. The hilly terrain is full of picturesque surprises for hiking lovers: behind the twist after the short rise, panoramas are open: views of monasteries, houses with colored carved platbands, city streets and bridges. Monasteries, by the way, arise on the horizon, where there will be a traveler.

Suzdal Kremlin – the older millennium, built in the X century. Now is a museum, open to visits from 10.00 to 18.00 daily, except Tuesday and the last Friday of each month. (About other ten the most outstanding Kremlin of Russia – in our article.) The XIII Century Christmas Cathedral has been preserved here, as well as later bishops and Nikolsk Church.

On the way to the Kremlin, you will cross the highest point of the city from the bell tower of the Risapor Monastery. Its height with a spire – 72 m, and each wishes can rise to the very top, paying only 100 rubles. Is it worth saying that from the bell tower is a city – like on the palm.

Going to the Suzdal Earth, go around the monastery and head to the living room court, which is near the trading area. There, hitting the incoming national flavor, receives guests a restaurant "Gluhahar’s nest". The waiters in traditional our outfits are served cappuccino in clay circles, cut out of wood over the tables and collected from the birds of birds, and iron buckets are iron buckets for lamps.

Visit Spaso-Efimyev Monastery

The massive fortress with red walls, majestic and impregnable in ancient times, is located on the banks of the Kamenka River, in the northern part of the city.

The monastery, how I find it today, was built in the XVI-XVII centuries, when Knyazhisko-Boyarskaya knew the majorly invested in construction.

The walls of the monastery stormed the Kazan troops in 1445, after three centuries, Ekaterina Great established there a prison for "impairing wells", who saw the Decembrists, predictors and old goods, and in the XX century – political prisoners.

Now it is a museum complex and a male monastery – with a pharmaceutical garden (one of the first in Russia), the bell tower and the White Savior Transfiguration Cathedral. The entrance ticket costs 400 rubles. On the green fragrant territory, autumn grace, you can be how much soul. In the air, the bell ringing floats. After each speech, the audience is gathered in the shadow of giant poplars, gratefully applauds.

On the observation site at the walls of the monastery, you can sit on the bench and passion, having loved the picturesque view of the Kamenka and the Pokrovsky Women’s Monastery – Snow White and as if fabulous.

To visit the Museum of Wooden Architecture and visit one of the monastic museums

Stylized rural street with churches, houses, household buildings of the XVIII-XIX centuries – this is a museum of wooden architecture and peasant life, a whole museum complex in the open sky. Exhibits got here from the whole Vladimir region, and now a walk through the ethnographic museum – Must-See Suzdal.

Museum complexes under monasteries are not the most extensive, but exciting. In the expositions – old decorations found by archaeologists here, in Suzdal, salaries, decorated with icons in ancient times – an example of rare craftsmanship, now lost. On the inspection of exhibits in one gallery will take no more couple of hours. If desired, you can join the excursion group to explore the values ​​presented and listen to local legends.

Fly hrenovuhi

Five things to do in Suzdal

After a long cognitive walk through Suzdal Khrenovukha looks medicine from all diseases. This drink here is the main one, and many generally consider it the best strong drink and prefer our vodka.

In second place in popularity in Suzdal – Medovukha, and for her various aperitifs and digestives. All alcohol products are environmentally friendly – these are very proud of this.

Hrenovukhu will serve you with garlic pampels and a headband. Fragrant, tart and warming; Even if strong alcohol does not like the tourist, pass by – a crime. In the menu of the restaurant "Cucumber" – Krenovukha on cucumber. Fortunately, it does not look like a cucumber cologne and smells traditionally, and its taste refreshes and opens second breathing. By the way, about cucumbers: they are here – the national attraction, the cultivation of this vegetable culture is engaged in the entire population, and the third Saturday of July is traditionally given under the Cucumber Day. The venue for the holiday was the Museum of Wooden Architecture and Peasant Life.

Do not forget about medical

This drink can be brought to friends as a souvenir. The main thing is to know where to buy. On the trading area in the center of the city of Medovukha, sold in every second tent, interlacing with collaps from the motley souvenirs – from magnetics to skillfully painted matryoshek. Purchase a culinary blade from juniper and pass by such a honeycomb: here it is more expensive and suspicious.

Knowing tourist will go buy a drink on a medical factory. Medovukhu there only from natural products, without using preservatives and dyes, so it will not hurt to draw attention to the shelf life: a drink that is more than six months, not worth buying.

Factory Medvoda Sale in some tents in the city. If you are lucky, you can meet it on the shopping area, but it is better to reach the street Pozharsky, 2. Hercuph will be waiting for you in plastic pushed brown bottles with branded double-sided label and plant medal. Cork for these bottles double with the inscription "Suzdal Medwearing Plant".

Summer Suzdal blooms and green. If the tourist is lucky with the weather, he turns out to be in the blinded sun, a cozy city, through which the blue river flows. The soul of the traveler overwhelms the joy of contemplation of the Suzdal landscapes, and the joy of this is not able to prevent even the most democratic prices in stores. After all, on the shopping area you can always buy a lollipop "as from childhood" and listen to how the accordion is playing a good-natured peasant, completing the pastoral plot.

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