Rostov the Great is the one of the cities of the Russian Golden Ring. It is a small cozy town which has so many unique historical and architectural monuments situated there.
Nowadays Rostov the Great is an open-air city-museum rich with treasures of Russian national culture, attracting many tourists who travel around the Russian Golden Ring.
Rostov the Great city tour will start from Rostov's Kremlin, which is located not far from Nero island shores. Long time ago this place was a residence of Rostov's priests and metropolitans but few centuries ago it became the center of Orthodox Russia. Rostov's Kremlin is a masterpiece of the world architecture.
The city is surrounded with high walls and tower, that look like the Moscow's Kremlin. You'll be pleased to walk around in the Uspensky Cathedral. This cathedral was the center of the Rostov Diocese, in its necropolis were buried all the Yaroslavl's bishops from the 6th century to the 8th century. The Uspensky Cathedral has a belltower that contains 13 bells, the biggest bells weight nearly 33000 kilograms.
Also you'll visit here the Finift museum. Finift is hot enamel which is burned in sizzling hot furnace. It's a traditional craft in Rostov the Great. And you can watch it nowhere else.