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Historical constellation: Pereslavl Zalessky and Vladimir

Road Trip Route. Birth of a Fairy Tale Museum., Pereslavl Museum Reserve, Peter the Great's Bottle Museum, Holy Trinity Danilov Monastery, Iron Museum, Museum of Sewing Machines, Cathedral of the Assumption, St. Cyril's Cathedral, Museum Center "Chambers", Historical Museum.

It'll be a weekend full of history! On the first day we will see the ship, built by Peter I, and try the royal herring, we will see the seal of the Patriarch of Constantinople and visit the temple of the XI century, learn where the homeland of Alesander Nevsky and for what was awarded the Order of his name. On the second day you will find the city, which along with Kiev was the "mother of Russian cities. In it you will see the icons of Andrei Rublev and Daniel Cherny, visit the tomb of the Vladimir princesses and see the magnificent stone carving, learn how the medieval city looked like and through what gates the princes entered the city after their victories.

History and Culture, 🎅 Winter Trips. From: Sergiev Posad

Maria Gorobets. Travel Expert.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Treasures of Pereslavl

Today we will see the ship, built by Peter I, we will try the royal herring and shi from the furnace, we will see the seal of the Patriarch of Constantinople and visit the temple of the XI century, learn where the homeland of Alesander Nevsky and for which he was awarded the Order of his name, and also see alcohol and gas irons.

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Gazpromneft filling station #8

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Музей «Рождение сказки»

Museum "Birth of a fairy tale" is a collection of images of Slavic mythology and fairy tales. Each exhibit here has its own character and presentation. Please note that the museum is open from Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Mondays the museum is closed.

Feodorovsky monastery

The monastery was founded in the XIV century, and in 1557. In honor of the birth of Feodor's son, Tsar Ivan the Terrible ordered the construction of a church in the Feodorovsky monastery. This church has been preserved to this day and is the main cathedral of the monastery.

Успенский Горицкий монастырь

There is one legend connected with Goritsky monastery. Two years after the defeat in the Battle of Kulikovo, the Tatars led by Khan Tohtamysh invaded Russia again. Before the Tatar invasion, the Grand Duchess Evdokia (wife of Dmitry Donskoy) came to the Goritsky Monastery to pray, and the monks and retinue put her on a raft to save her and he hid behind the thick fog in the middle of Lake Plescheyevo. 10 years later, remembering her miraculous rescue, the Princess restored the Goritsky Monastery destroyed by the Tatars. Since that time in Pereslavl-Zalesskiy on the sixth Sunday after Easter from Goritsky monastery a procession by boats along the Pleshcheevo lake was organized.

Переславский музей-заповедник

Pereslavl State Historical and Architectural Museum Reserve is one of the largest provincial state museums of Russia. Here you can see objects of religious and worldly art taken from monasteries and bar estates of Pereslavl land. The museum especially appreciates the unique seal of the Patriarch of Constantinople Afanasiy I, created in the beginning of XIV century. Please note that the museum doesn't work for the accomplices.

Успенский собор Горицкого монастыря

The largest building of the monastery - the Assumption Cathedral was built in the second half of the fifties of the XVIII century. You can also climb the bell tower of the monastery.

Музей Александра Невского

Alekandr Nevskiy's museum is situated in Pereslavl Zalessky not by chance, because this town is the birthplace of the Grand Duke. In the museum you will learn more about this prince and his time. The museum isn't open on Mondays. You can find out more information and order the tour at [site](http://www.muzeinevskogo.ru/).

Peter the Great's Bottle Museum

Museum of the "Merry Flotilla" of Peter the Great. It was on the shore of Lake Pleshcheyevo that Peter studied working at the shipyard (as a simple carpenter) and created his "funny" fleet of several quite serious and even large ships. Unfortunately, in 1783 there was a fire and most of the flotilla burned down, only the Fortuna bot survived. On August 1, 1803, the bot was solemnly moved to a new building and a museum was opened - the House of Bothny. Please be careful - the museum is closed on Mondays.

Трактир «Попов Луг»

In the complex "Popov Meadow" there is a farm, an inn, an equestrian sports club and a branded shop. In the shop you can try farm meat, dairy and vegetable products. You can have lunch at the "Pop Meadow" tavern. In the tavern everything: architecture, interior, food and their delivery - will plunge you into the atmosphere of Russia. The dishes are prepared according to ancient Russian recipes, many of them in the oven or in the cauldron. Be sure to book a table in advance at [site](http://popovlug.ru/bar/).

Holy Trinity Danilov Monastery

The monastery was built in the XVI century by a monk Daniel - the confessor of Grand Duke Basil III. Later, the elder Daniel became the godfather of the successor of the Grand Duke - the future Ivan the Terrible.

Музей старинных швейных машин

The museum is located in old unique buildings of embroidery factory "New World". Here you can find a unique collection of sewing machines of the XIX-XX centuries. Please be careful - the museum is open until 18 hours.

Музей утюга

All the irons aren't here! Heating, coal, steam, gas, modern electric, there are even very rare - alcoholic irons that are heated with a burner. Please note that the museum is open until 18:00.

Красная Площадь

Be sure to take a look at Red Square and visit the ancient Cathedral of the Savior and Transfiguration. It was founded in 1152 by Yuri Dolgoruky. It was here that the seal of Patriarch Athanasius I of Constantinople was found in 2014.

Nicholas Monastery

The monastery was founded in 1348 on a place called "The Swamp". The first church was erected in the name of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker. At the end of XVII century Korsun cross was brought to the monastery - nowadays it is the main sanctuary of the monastery.

Fisch Herberg

We will have dinner in a very unusual restaurant - its interior is decorated in the style of the Netherlands of Peter the Great. As it should be in Holland - the main dish here is herring! And it really looks like Dutch: just as tasty and a bit bony. Other fish dishes are tasty in the restaurant as well. Book a table for tonight [in advance](http://welcome-pereslavl.com/restoran/).

Day 2: Vladimir the Great

Today you will visit the city, which along with Kiev was the "mother of Russian cities". You will see the icons of Andrei Rublev and Daniel Cherny, visit the tomb of the Vladimir princesses and see the magnificent stone carving; you will learn how the medieval city looked like and through what gates the princes entered the city after their victories. And there is also a wooden merchant's manor waiting for us!

Ganshin Manor Museum

This estate is unique! Above all, the material from which it is built. After all, have you seen a lot of wooden noblemen's and merchant's estates? I don't think so! After all, wood is a combustible material, and the manors burned. This estate belonged to A. A. Ganshin - one of the representatives of the famous merchant family. Here you will learn more about this merchant family and hobbies of the owners, walk along the alleys of the old park, stand under an oak tree, which is more than 200 years old. And if the weather allows, you can play croquet in the museum. Be sure to order the tour [in advance](http://museumpereslavl.ru/ru/visitor/kontakti/). Please be careful - the manor isn't open on Tuesdays.

Михайло-Архангельский монастырь

Let's visit the Michael Archangel Monastery. It was founded back in XIII century. However, only buildings of XVII-XVIII centuries have survived to our days. The main sights of the monastery are the Cathedral of the Archangel Michael and the Archimandrite's Corps with the exposition devoted to the hero of the Patriotic War of 1812, Prince Bagration. It was in this place that the estate of Princes Golitsyn - relatives of Prince Bagration - was located, and here he was brought to the wounded Borodin. In the museum you can even see the carriage on which he was taken.

Art Café Abazhour

We'll have lunch at the Art Café Abazhur. It serves Russian and European cuisine.

Holy Dormition Princess Nunnery

The monastery was founded in 1200 by Vladimir Prince Vsevolod the Big Nest at the insistence of his wife, Princess Maria Shvarnovna, daughter of the Czech prince Shvarna. In 1206, the princess even took a vow at this monastery, and lived there until her death. Therefore the monastery became a patrimonial burial vault of princesses and princesses of the Vladimir Grand-Ducal House.

Свято-Успенский кафедральный собор

At the beginning, visit Vladimir's main cathedral square and his cathedral. Dormition Cathedral was founded in 1158 and had very lush decoration. Now inside the temple there are fragments of unique frescoes of the XII century, as well as paintings of famous icon painters Andrei Rublev and Daniel the Black.

Museum Center "Chambers"

There is a picture gallery with icons, paintings by Russian painters of the XVII - early XX centuries and modern paintings, a memorial exposition of the noble estate and children's museum centers. Please be careful - the museum is open from 10 to 17 hours, on Mondays it is not open. Sanitary days in the museum: 29.10, 26.11, 24.12, 28.01. 25.02, 18.03, 29.04.

St. Cyril's Cathedral

Dmitrievsky Cathedral was built by Vsevolod the Big Nest in 1190s, it was consecrated in honor of Great Martyr Demetrius of Solunsk, The cathedral is famous for its white stone carving. Please note that the cathedral is closed on Tuesdays and 21.10, 18.11, 23.12, 20.01, 17.02, 24.03, 21.04.

Золотые ворота

The Golden Gate was built by order of Prince Andrei Bogolyubsky, similar to the gate in Kiev. It was through this gate that princes and guests of honor entered the city after their glorious victories. According to a legend, in 1767 the carriage of Empress Catherine II got stuck in a narrow arch. Now there is a military-historical exposition at the gate. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., not on Thursdays. Sanitary days in the museum: 18.09, 23.10, 20.11, 18.12, 22.01, 19.02, 19.03, 23.04.

Cafe U Oleg

This cafe is the most popular sushi bar in the Cover. The menu includes a variety of Asian dishes, and visitors can also try pizza, burgers, and specialty soup in the bread.

Gazpromneft filling station #267

There's a gas station ahead! It will be possible to make a comfortable stop, resupply fuel and drink coffee.

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