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Ростов Великий

Rostov the Great

Rostov takes one of the most important places in the Golden Ring of Russia. In spite of its old age – over 1000 years, this city remains interesting for the tourists thanks to its rich history and unique monuments of architectural and cultural heritage.

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One of the oldest and the most beautiful Russian cities on the Volga river - Yaroslavl celebrates its millennium in 2010. The opinions of historians about the date of its foundation are different, but 1010 is considered to be the most correct. The city always played an important part in the history of Russia.

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Сергиев Посад

Sergiev Posad

It had been known until quite recently under the name of Zagorsk. Sergiev Posad enters the number of towns, which enters the so called Golden Ring of Russia. It attracts many tourists because this is one of a few Russian cities full of ancient monuments.

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The Great Rostov Fair takes places every year, and delights and amazes visitors every time with the talent that our region boasts

What would a Russian city be without a fair? The Great Rostov Fair takes places every year, and delights and amazes visitors every time with the talent that our region boasts. Craftsmen and women from Yaroslavl, Uglich, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Myshkin and many other Russian towns and provinces all gather in Rostov on this day. What more could you want: paintings, openwork lace, Rostov enamel, black-glazed crockery, ceramics, products from birchbark, wicker and leather. All products are made with enormous skill in accordance with ancient techniques.

Besides this, masterclasses are held on the site of the Rostov Kremlin, where anybody can try their hand at folk crafts. You will be shown the basic techniques for working with wicker, and taught how to paint enamel miniatures and mold handcrafted ceramic pieces. A souvenir from Rostov made with your very own hands – what a unique memento to take home!

And what would a Russian fair be without singing and dancing? Rostov residents and visitors can indulge in a fantastic program of concerts. Rousing performances by local folk ensembles and theater performances involving folk groups give the event a real sense of celebration and create a joyful carnival atmosphere. Caterers from the city will have all their best items on offer: hot and cold snacks, fresh cakes and pastries, and a whole range of different beverages.

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