Yaroslavl Embankment, Yaroslavl

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Must see · World heritage site · Historic Walking Area · Tourist Spot
At Yaroslavl Embankment, you can stroll along the Volga River as it rushes through the heart of the city. A walk along the banks of Europe's longest river provides a scenic self-guided tour of some of Yarosavl's most significant landmarks. Beyond wide vistas of the beautiful river itself, you can expect to stumble across the famous Assumption Cathedral near the convergence of the Volga and Kotorosl rivers. Other sights include the eight-pillared gazebo, pavilion, and fountains at Strelka Park. To discover more authentic views of the city, wander from the main path onto smaller side streets and stop to admire local architecture there. Put Yaroslavl Embankment on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Yaroslavl trip planner.
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  • We saw this lovely city on our conducted tour around the Golden Ring, and we were here for one night and half a day. In my opinion, the BEST thing, by far, in Yaroslavl was the riverside walk along.....  more »
  • I like this place. Been visiting Yaroslavl' numerous times during last forty years and always try to come here. Not a lot has changed around - same stunning views on the Volga river, same charming...  more »

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