Capital of Russian Golden Ring

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The Yaroslavl region has no lack of landmarks. Some are ancient wonders that are many centuries old, while others are more recent additions that have already secured their place among the country’s top tourist destinations. Yaroslavl is one of the few regions in Russia that’s been successfully developing tourism. Some landmarks, such as the museums of Pereyaslavl, the Myshkin Mouse and Vyatskoe, which is known as Russia’s most beautiful village, have already become their own tourist brands. continues its “Discovering Russia” series with an old favourite that you simply cannot visit just once.