Sights Of Pereslavl-Zalessky

Near the capital is located infinitely warm and charismatic Pereslavl. Beside him nestled Plescheevo lake. Grand Prince Yuri Dolgoruky founded it was a wonderful place in the twelfth century. Tourists from all over Russia come here all year round. What sights of Pereslavl-Zalessky worth a look? A photo with a description of the most important cultural monuments you can see in this article. Assumption

Goritsky monastery

The monastery was built in the fourteenth century. The power of the Orthodox discredited the status of the monastery through two centuries. The huge building became the property of the local Bishop. The priest founded the residence and the greater part of his life near the Church. The archives of the monastery has not been preserved: churches are often burned, as were wooden. Historians are not sure that the buildings have survived intact. Several scholars converge on the opinion that the monastery was destroyed and built instead a couple of mansions for high-ranking superiors, and then returned to normal. It adds to the history of the monastery of mystery, alien to most of the buildings of Russian architecture. The twentieth century was a turning point for the monastery, the Soviet government gave the churches of the Museum-reserve. Now the churches do not act in them is the cultural centre of the city.

Assumption Goritsky monasteryAssumption Goritsky monastery

Tourists and local residents believe the assumption Goritsky monastery is the main historical heritage of the town.

Botik Of Peter The Great

Botik Of Peter The GreatBotik Of Peter The Great

In Veskovo, is a ten minute drive by car from the city center, is a small hill Gremyach, the Museum-estate. There are a lot of halls that reflect the culture of the Russian Empire during the reign of Peter the great. A special pride of the Museum building, which is the ship Fortuna. The first Russian Emperor built funny fleet off the coast of lake pleshcheeva. Fortuna – the only surviving copy of that distant time. The Museum was founded in the eighteenth century, and then the large landowners bought the village, but after fifty years of Michael Romanov returned to the historic site in the state property. Together with his brother he built a monument to Peter. The last representative of the monarchical dynasty Nicholas II was not spared the place: the arrival of a senior official he built a Belvedere and Marina. To arrive at the Museum can anyone. The price does not bite: fifty rubles for the entrance to the main house, and the walk will cost tourists just twenty rubles.

The Kremlin Of Pereslavl

Pereyaslavl KremlinPereyaslavl Kremlin

Situated in the historical part of the city. Several temples and single-storey buildings surrounded by a huge number of earthen ramparts, which took the religious monuments in the ring. Archaeologists believe that the creation of the Kremlin belongs to the owner of Yuri Dolgoruky. Now near the churches are small buildings and modern buildings.

Estate Hansini

A wealthy tradesman Alex Hansen lived in a small house about twenty kilometers from Pereslavl. A trader bought a house in the late nineteenth century. The merchant was friends at the time with the underground organizer of revolutions and coups by Vladimir Ilyich Lenin. The future leader handed the man the book is «What is the friends of the people » and how they fight the social Democrats». The primer of the revolutionaries, and simply those who doubt printed out in the estate. Soon, the village burned down about thirty houses, including a house Ganshina.

Farmstead HansiniEstate Hansini

The estate passed into the care of a local Museum. Now there is a reconstruction of the house. The Museum exposition tells about the life of a man in the nineteenth century and the owner of the premises, the October revolution and the leader of the world proletariat.

The House Of Berendey

The House Of BerendeyThe House Of Berendey

Who is the DRI? Berendey – hero of Russian folklore. Some storytellers consider it a wise and far-sighted king, others poluoborotny, turns into a ferocious bear. The organizers of the Museum have decided to realize the dream of any child to be placed in one place of fairy tale characters. Adults too will be able to find something: the tour guide will tell you about the ancient crafts, will attempt to guide visitors to do fancy crafts with your hands. Also at the Museum are numerous theatrical performances with actors who play the roles of mythological creatures. If you want to experience the life of ancestors, to stretch your bones and listen to unusual and sometimes fascinating stories of the Museum workers, then you need as soon as possible to sign up for a tour in the house of Berendey.

Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral

Inside the Kremlin is located Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral. The building was erected on the site where according to legend, was born Alexander Nevsky. The great commander spent with my wife many glorious battles, famous throughout the world with a victory in the battle of the ice. Later Orthodox administration recognized him a Saint. The building was built in the late thirteenth century, the architecture is typical for the time.

Spaso-Preobrazhensky CathedralSpaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral

Currently the temple is under restoration. But to get inside religious sites is simple – you need to pay a nominal amount for a ticket.

The Museum Of Iron

Museum PraskiThe Museum of iron

The Museum building is located on Sovetskaya street. Businessman Alexey Vorobyov few years ago bought a small building. Restoring a home from fire, the entrepreneur opened an antique shop. A little rebuilding of the room and after a repair, the businessman imports inside a huge number of irons of different prescription and turns the mansion into a Museum. Private person without the assistance of their financial means, organizes cultural place? Often seen in our days? The exposition of the Museum is not full of variety that it was clear from the title. Despite this, the Museum is popular among tourists. During the holidays anyone can use the exhibit and pet a few things. Irons can be purchased in the gift shop.

St. Nicholas monastery

St. Nicholas monasterySt. Nicholas monastery

The convent was built in the fourteenth century. It was assumed that the monastery is male, but the Bishop decided otherwise. The Mongol-Tatar yoke and had settled in most parts of the territory of Russia. St. Nicholas monastery suffered from constant attacks of the enemy: the building was burned a few times. In the fifteenth century the building was given a decent look. In Soviet times it was no better: two churches were blown up, and the other was rebuilt as a base for livestock. Many years passed and the building was returned to the Russian Orthodox Church. Restoration works were done, built the new St. Nicholas Church. Now the monastery can be seen, in addition to the above the Church of the Annunciation and of St. Peter and St. Paul, as well preserved fence with miniature towers.

Nikitsky monastery

Nikitsky monasteryNikitsky monastery

The building dates back to the early eleventh century. The monastery is among the oldest monasteries of Russia. Vladimir, who baptized Rus, gave son Boris on the right part of the Suzdal lands. A young leader under the auspices of the Eminence built several churches in Pereslavl lands. In ancient times in the Yaroslavl edges there was still paganism, so people could hardly accept the new faith. But through the cunning of Vladimir, after all, were baptized. During its existence the monastery was rebuilt several times. Thick walls – a sign of good defenses. At the local monastery, the population took refuge during enemy attacks.

The average tourist, according to the program «Golden ring», is obliged to visit a Holy place.

The Museum of kettles

The Museum of kettlesThe Museum of kettles

The second private Museum of Pereslavl-Zalessky. The building is small, reminiscent of house of the ancestors inside the room with a huge number of shelves. On each shelf is a few tens of items: teapots, samovars, plates and more. Guides will tell about the culture of tea drinking in Russia, diluting historical facts with rhymes and riddles. Also the staff of the exhibition coming up with new interactive programs. The Museum will appeal to both adults and children.

The Church of Metropolitan Peter

A wooden building was erected in the early fifteenth century. The building is named in honor of revered Metropolitan Peter.

The Church of Metropolitan PeterThe Church of Metropolitan Peter

Interesting fact that the Church was rebuilt one hundred and sixty years. The building was of stone and had two tiers. In the basement was located the prison, and the first services were held. Architecture of building type tent, because at that time it looked like a Church.

At the moment inside the buildings is being restored. Attracted by some of the best professionals of Russia. For tourists the entrance to the temple is forbidden!

Russian Park

Russian ParkRussian Park

Ten acres of land, soaked in the history of Russia. Crafts, creativity and fun in one place. Anyone can visit the exhibition of painting and painting, to meet with women’s costumes of ancestors, to be in the role of ancient warrior or a regular house. Then to go to exhibit in the Cossack yard, to see how a Russian family lived, to go a little further and visit the Museum of fairy tales and Proverbs, here you speak of the heroes of epics and fairy tales. Russian Park is a place where you can not get bored any visitor. Newly opened, the Museum has garnered the praise of the whole town.

Smolensk-Korniyevskaya Church

The Church was built instead of Borisoglebsky monastery. The old monastery was erected in the early thirteenth century during the Tatar-Mongol yoke. The local Governor Rodislav died in battle and people inspired by the heroism of the hero, decided to build a large temple. Sixteenth century – the best time of the monastery, but the next hundred years were fatal: the Polish invasion of Russia left a lot of bad prints. Boris and Gleb monastery was destroyed. After a few years the monk Adrian began to rebuild the temple.

Smolensko-Korniyevskaya ChurchSmolensk-Korniyevskaya Church

It was on the Boris and Gleb monastery was built by the Smolensk-Korniyevskyi temple. Religious monument gets its name in honor of St. Cornelius. Martyr went into the wilderness, wandered, but found refuge in the Smolensk Church. Took a vow of silence and took the schema.

Steam Museum

Steam MuseumSteam Museum

«Railroad» is just twenty kilometers from the city. Previously, there was a large peat branch, later it was turned into a Museum. The exhibition area stretches for two kilometers. All the exhibits are real or have used previously or now existing. Everyone can ride the trolley for a hundred and fifty rubles. You can also look at the body of the old locomotive, feeling like a citizen of the twentieth century. The Museum is constantly updated: the staff and the superiors keep track of new items and a lot of effort to get hold of valuable specimens to the Museum. The majority of visitors believe that it is better to go with a guide otherwise you miss a lot of interesting.

The Monument To Alexander Nevsky

The Monument To Alexander NevskyThe Monument To Alexander Nevsky

According to ancient tradition, on the territory of the Kremlin of Pereslavl in 1220, birthplace of the great commander Alexander Nevsky. This Prince was feared all over Europe, defeating the Swedes in the battle of the ice. In addition to the monument, on the white walls of St. Nicholas Cathedral hangs a commemorative plaque.

Forty martyrs Church

Forty martyrs ChurchForty martyrs Church

The building dates back to the early fourteenth century. Wooden temple was intended for the winter time: inside the poorly functioning oven. The room was not heated, and people just froze. After a few centuries the Moscow Patriarchate and a few wealthy merchants donated money for the reconstruction of religious monument. The house was demolished, instead, built a new white stone building. The Church is located at Pleshcheyevo lake, behind a refurbished promenade. Local people often linger on the benches near the temple, because there is a beautiful and magical views of the vast lake.

The Museum of cunning and wit

The Museum of cunning and witThe Museum of cunning and wit

The modern lexicon has entered a new word «lifehack», which literally means «to ruin». The current generation do not know that ancestors liked to make tweaks to ease the life and work on the field. The Museum exposition will prove that living in Russia are more «lefties» who are able to find a way out of difficult situations. Visit the exhibition is recommended because some methods will teach you guides. To try to drink from a mug for mustachioed men – what could be more fun?

Chapel «Cross»

A small Church is located next to the Moscow line. Architecture of building type tent. The white building was built on the birthplace of the blessed Theodore. The future heir of power came to light near the Fyodorovsky monastery. His father, Ivan the terrible arrived in Pereslavl hunting with his wife. The wife of a senior official was on the ninth month of pregnancy. Anastasia Romanova did not wait for the trip to Moscow and gave birth to a child in the village Sibileva. Whereupon the father ordered to set the cross in the village and to build a chapel. To care for a symbol of happiness were monks, but God’s messengers not follow the cross during the Polish intervention. The enemy destroyed the cross.

Chapel Chapel «Cross»

Later on this place was built a chapel. Until the nineteenth century, the building became the trash. The architects have successfully carried out the reconstruction and construction received a form that we can observe today. Newlyweds from different parts of vast Russia come here to take pictures in religious sites. The people there is a belief that if the couple touches to the chapel, the family life will be similar to honey, as sweet and viscous in the extreme.

Blue Stone

Funeral monument after the rain turns blue. Length of three meters, width of two and a half, and weighs about twelve tons. Consists of schist with an admixture of quartz. Near the shore of lake Pleshcheevo. Who knows what rituals took place near the cultural object, but the mythical properties are observed today: the stone tried to bury, but he «floated to the surface.

Blue StoneBlue Stone

Many tourists like to be near Blue rock and tear off a piece of memory. Some crazy come with huge axes and divide the object into parts. Unfortunately, at the moment civilization practically did not leave the living space on historic relics: the stone is full of slogans like «Vasya was here».

Alexandrov mountain

It is here that initially settled the city centre. Archaeologists have thoroughly studied the hilly terrain: in the twentieth century there were more than hundreds of excavations. The interest of scientists has led to the fact that the landscape of the mountain damaged, is the beautiful hills humanity got a pitted area. The height of the hill thirty meters. The people the mountain is called Bald and Arilines bald head.

Alexandrov mountainAlexandrov mountain

Historical fact: Yuri Dolgoruky decided to move the center of city life with the Alexander mountains on the Bank of the river Trubezh.

Museum of Birth tales

The easiest and most obvious way of understanding the culture of their ancestors were folklore. Epics, tales and ditties passed down between generations on the principle of a broken phone. Despite the inaccuracies, until the modern man came the main characteristics of the special mentality of the Russian people. Linguists believe that the purpose of fairy tales was not only in the form of «sleeping pills» for a child, and that people’s stories helped create immature to understand morality and ethics, to learn about good and evil, to set the correct values.

Museum of Birth talesMuseum of Birth tales

Few know how did the story? Why they gained a lot of popularity, or epic was the first? Get answers to these and many other questions at the exhibition in the Museum «Birth of fairy tales».


In a large area of the Botanical garden can be found on any plant. Additionally, you can see the Bay and the local ducks, walk along the beautiful bridges and dark alleys, to visit the Russian carousel, enjoy the rare shrubs, to sit in a wooden gazebo, simultaneously running away from civilization. Each piece is signed on the plates shows a view in a flourishing condition, just below we shall discuss it in more detail. For dendrocide you can walk alone or with one, but it is better to book a tour. An experienced guide will help you to understand the variety of trees and shrubs, and will also show unknown and crannies of life of local residents.


For the meager price of fifty rubles, you have the opportunity to plunge into the wild. Not to be missed a great chance. The Botanical garden is lovely at any time of the year. It would seem that nothing blooms in winter, and absolutely nothing to do there, but the staff try to come up with interactive evenings with fun games.

Museum of money

Near the Boat of Peter the great located red brick mansion. The money Museum opened six years ago and fell in love with the locals and the tourists. After visiting the Museum of teapots, you should cross the road and you will enter the world of the «rich» person. Alex Altunin gathered a collection of coins, banknotes and valuable bonds from different eras than a decade. The entrepreneur spent years of his life, and now brags, in a good way, and numerous exhibits. Money, the ancient Greek coins pre-Petrine Russia, revolutionary coinage, or of the action of the Soviet factories – the treasure of world history can be viewed for a hundred rubles. The ticket includes the tour price, which you will spend for the owner. The story Altunina will appeal to people of all ages.

Museum penniesMuseum of money

Pereslavl-Zalessky is a small town included in the «Golden ring». The sights of the city are striking in scale and a long history. It is impossible for one day to run around all the important monuments. Many people need a few weeks. The addresses in Pereslavl once, return here again to learn more about the great history.

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