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Suzdal gem of Russia's Golden Ring

Suzdal (Су́здаль) is a historic small town in Vladimir Oblast east of Moscow Russia, about 25 km north of Vladimir. It was once the capital of several Russian principalities. Suzdal, part of the Golden Ring of Russia, appears for the first time in history in the year 1024v and it is probably the most interesting of the Golden Ring cities for its many examples of early Russian architectureand its rural atmosphere

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Suzdal gem of Russia's Golden Ring

  1. 1. Since the Middle Ages, the Russian zone Northeast of Moscow known as "The Golden Ring" was chosen by the Princes for the richness of its land and its strategic geographical position. Thus it is a unique historical and cultural cradle.
  2. 2. The city of Suzdal, part of the Golden Ring of Russia., appears for the first time in history in the year 1024. It was for several centuries the capital of Russian principalities. Founded in the 11th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities.
  3. 3. Untouched by industrialization, Suzdal retains its authenticity and allows for the experience of a Russia of yesteryear .
  4. 4. The town has retained a rural soul.
  5. 5. Isbas - Traditional rural wooden houses
  6. 6. Historic Market Square
  7. 7. The Sacred Doors – Rizopolozhensky Convent-1668
  8. 8. Intercession Cathedral (1510-1518):
  9. 9. The Suzdal Kremlin is the oldest part of the Russian city of Suzdal, dating from the 10th century. ( The Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin and Nicholas wooden chirch
  10. 10. Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin(1222-1225):
  11. 11. St. Lazarus
  12. 12. Saint Euthymius monastery, Cathedral of the Transfiguration, and belfry
  13. 13. Church at the Euthymius Monastery
  14. 14. Wooden churches
  15. 15. Barns on stilts, 17 th century –The Museum of Wooden Masterpieces, Suzdal
  16. 16. Ressurrection Church 1776
  17. 17. Museum of wooden architecture and peasants life . In a living room of a house of a rich peasant