Russia is a unique country that has preserved a centuries-old history in architectural monuments. Different cities, whether it be a large metropolis or a small provincial town, like chronicles, store great victories and terrible defeats.
The Golden Ring of Russia is a collection of cities and villages that have rich cultural and historical value for both residents of our country and foreigners. This name was coined by Yuri Bychkov for the newspaper “Soviet Culture”. The location of cities on the map draws a ring, and the “Golden” – because it is there that the “pearls” of architecture are collected – all the most expensive and culturally memorable. You don’t have to go far for examples, at least take such ancient cities as Vladimir and Suzdal. Continue reading