1 day Tour to Suzdal and Vladimir
First town to visit is Vladimir. It is a very old Russian. Vladimir city tour consists of sightseeing of such place as Golden Gate - the symbol of the city. During city tour you'll also visit the Dmitrievsky Cathedral and the Uspensky Cathedral. They were founded in th 12th century and resisted Tatar- Mongol invasion. Inside of it you'll see the walls covered with frescoes of great Russian icon-painters.
After lunch, tour in Sudzal. Suzdal is known as a city-museum, the reserve of old architecture. This illusion comes from concentration of monuments - on the territory of 2 square kilometers there are nearly 70 monuments. Suzdal is one of the few cities in Russia which don't have any industry and railroad. It's a very calm and tranquil city. Suzdal city tour includes visits to the functioning cathedrals and monasteries: Alexandrovsky and Vasilievsky frieries, Pokrovsky and Rizopolozhensky nunnaries, the Cathedral of Kazan's Icon of Theotokos and the complex of Archangel-Michael buildings. You'll also visit Suzdal's white-stoned Kremlin. Here you'll feel an atmosphere of medieval prince residence. Here you'll also find the unique building of the Nativity of the Theotokos Cathedral, built in the 11th century.