Cultural life in Jaroslavl – Day 4: Along the Volga River

Today's route goes together with the mighty Volga, through the main cities of Yaroslavl. You will see the modest but rich in history city of Tutaev. You will visit the banks of the immense Rybinskoye reservoir. And you'll find out why the city of Myshkin has such a bizarre name.
Cultural life in Jaroslavl

Trip duration: 6 days

Darina Frantz

Крестовоздвиженский Собор


In 1283 a wooden cathedral temple was laid here. It survived many attacks and invasions. The temple experienced its ups and downs, but still lives and embodies the history of Yaroslavl land.

Воскресенский Собор


This majestic white five-domed temple is located on a hillside and is surrounded by wooden, darkened houses. It is a bright example of Yaroslavl church architecture and is deservedly included in the list of attractions of the Golden Ring of Russia.

Рыбинский музей-заповедник

History Museums

The main attraction of the ancient Volga city is located in the building of the New Bread Exchange. The basis of the art collection is represented by the works of famous masters of the Russian school of XVIII - XX centuries: I. Ya. The portrait gallery of counts Musiny-Pushkin is widely represented. It's opening time: Monday-Friday from 9:00 to 5:00, Saturday, Sunday and holidays: 10:00 to 18:00. All main expositions of the museum (except temporary exhibitions) are open on Monday. Sanitation days: from 1 January to 30 April and from 1 September to 31 December is the last Wednesday of the month.

Памятник Льву Ошанину

Outdoor Sculptures

The monument to the famous songwriter is on the observation deck. Make a small stop and take a photo as a memento.



It's time for the long-awaited lunch. We suggest we spend it at this retreat. Here you will find a pleasant interior, friendly service and too tasty dishes. Pay attention to the cheese cream soup, eggplant salad and baked potatoes with goat cheese.

Volzhskaya Riviera Hotel

Красная площадь


Red Square is one of the most beautiful places in Rybinsk. Its history dates back to the middle of the XVIII century. Originally, the square was completely filled with retail counters and was called Torgovaya. Its present appearance includes restored historical buildings of the XVIII - XIX centuries.

Музей Русские Валенки


Here is an interesting story about the emergence of unusual valenki models, the masters, their techniques. You will get to know not only about felt mice, but also about felt mice made by your own hands. You can buy valenki, slippers in the form of a mouse and even interesting shoes in heels. Hours of work: Monday-Friday 10:00-17:00, Saturday to Sunday 10:00-15:00.

Музей живых ремесел


The Myskino Peasantry Museum gathered the world's largest collection of spinning machines and equipment for flax processing. In the past, they were able to work with linen in every town hut, although the process of transforming linen into fabric was long and painstaking. There are folk festivals, master classes and fairs. Follow the news at [site](


Eastern European Restaurants

Here you will be greeted as if you were at home, fed with homemade food and served on the most friendly level. Be sure to try the salt and salted cucumbers.

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