Travel Blogs from Suzdal, Russian Federation

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Suzdal, the land of Cathedrals, Suzdal, Russian Federation travel blog

Suzdal, the land of Cathedrals

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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... ;  After spending 4 days in the busy Moscow, it is nice to come out to the country side for a change. Suzdal is another one of the Russian UNESCO treasure. It is one of the former capital of the old Rus empire back inthe 1100's.  The old capital ...

Vladimir Cont'd and Suzdal, Suzdal, Russian Federation travel blog

Vladimir Cont'd and Suzdal

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... soup made of beets and ox tail. Although I enjoyed the shredded beats, didn't like the meat. Our entree was a Russian dish that was similar to ravioli with meat. Suzdal is also known for its honey beer. It was kinda expensive, so I didn't try it. The ...

Spiritual Suzdal, Suzdal,, Russia travel blog

Spiritual Suzdal

A travel blog entry by paul_karen

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... . Our hostel was amazing. It was right on the river and we had the whole place to ourselves! We had a much needed break.  Suzdal is such a pretty place. If you ever go to Moscow or get the Trans-Siberian you must make a diversion, you will not ...

Babushka Bakes some Buns, Suzdal, Russian Federation travel blog

Babushka Bakes some Buns

A travel blog entry by madanaki

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After brekky, the 14 of us plus Olga piled into a nice little minibus (an 18 seater Merecedes Sprinter for all you Bus Spotters out there) and took a 5 hour bus journey out to a little tourist town called Sudzal, about 200 kms east of Moscow. This town ...

Churches, Churches, Suzdal, Russian Federation travel blog

Churches, Churches

A travel blog entry by baggagewhores

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... was like on a non-philosophical level, I really know nothing about music, so I can't describe it. I suppose it's traditional Russian orthodox chanting/singing (it had elements of both, ranging from deep deep melody to such clear, beautiful high notes that ...

Russia's Golden Ring, Suzdal, Russian Federation travel blog

Russia's Golden Ring

A travel blog entry by natgordon

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... we can only assume for photos....very distressing. Left Moscow on Monday, went to Sergiev Posad.....beautiful monastery, home of Russian Orthodoxy. Tuesday onto to Rostov Veliky - supposedly one of the most picturesque towns on the Golden Ring....it ...

Suzdal, Suzdal, Russian Federation travel blog

Suzdal

A travel blog entry by wdtraveltime

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... tourists. For us, getting here involved a frenetic trip through the Moscow metro where changing lines required a lot of asking Russian only speakers for help, pointing at maps, getting on and off trains, going up and down really long ...

No Time for Two Up, Suzdal , Russian Federation travel blog

No Time for Two Up

A travel blog entry by madanaki

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... ;We shared our 4 berth cabin with an old Russian couple heading home to Novogrod, but that was all the interaction Steve could draw out of them with his, by now, vast Russian vocabulary.  They appeared disiclined to engage with the tourists...  ...

Suzdal, Suzdal, Russian Federation travel blog

Suzdal

A travel blog entry by silverlining

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Out to Moscow's golden ring town, Suzdal, Russia travel blog

Out to Moscow's golden ring town

A travel blog entry by heidiandrew

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This place could not be more different to the 2 big cities seen so far. Medieval monasteries and convents (we stayed in one!) and old wooden homes and more beautiful, crumbling orthodox churches. Food was sensational as ...

Visit to the Golden Ring, Suzdal, Russia travel blog

Visit to the Golden Ring

A travel blog entry by globetrekker

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... Suzdal, although virtually unknown in the West, was one one of the most famous towns in Russian history. Like an untouched medieval open-air museum, Suzdal was endowed with well preserved fortified castle walls, monasteries, cathedrals, and convents. ...

Suzdal, Suzdal, Russia travel blog

Suzdal

A travel blog entry by follow_me

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Up early for the four and half hour drive to Suzdal. Stuck in time this village contains a millennium of Russian history and form part of the golden ring. At one point it contained 40 churches to only four hundred families. A guide showed us around the ...

Suzdal & Vladimir, Suzdal, Russian Federation travel blog

Suzdal & Vladimir

A travel blog entry by peterebecca

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After Moscow we drove out to a small town called Suzdal for one night to stay in a wood lodge. The town was very quiet with one main street and about 30 cathedrals....and dont forget the museum of wooden architecture!! So not much to report, but it was ...

Suzdal and Vladimir, Suzdal, Russia travel blog

Suzdal and Vladimir

A travel blog entry by bcurtin

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Saturday,September 16th Off to Suzdal today. Suzdal is one of of the towns on the Russian Golden Circle of ancient towns but particularly important because it is only one of three towns in the ex-USSR allowed to not be developed at all with tower blocks ...

'The' number 5 bus and 'whistlestop' Golden Ring, Suzdal, Russia travel blog

'The' number 5 bus and 'whistlestop' Golden Ring

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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... a bit of traditional Russian stuff. Vladimir and Suzdal are part of the Golden Ring of towns that are part of the origins of Russian culture. Suzdal is the best place to see this and is a 1 and 1/4 hour bus ride from Vladimir. To get the bus to ...

Suzdal, Suzdal, Russia travel blog

Suzdal

A travel blog entry by mies

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The real Russia, Suzdal, Russia travel blog

The real Russia

A travel blog entry by bethandanthony

Upon arrival at 4.30am (gross) We had a 30 minute mini-bus transfer to Suzdal where we checked into a hotel and had to hand in our passports for registration with the authorities (Russians are very strict about all this). Rather than relaxation, panic ...

In the Sticks (and Mud), Suzdal, Russian Federation travel blog

In the Sticks (and Mud)

A travel blog entry by vontiki2000

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... asked the question, "Is it safe for me, an American, to travel there now?" I asked this directly of my Russian friend in the U.S., Anton. I also inquired indirectly through travel chat rooms and message boards. The answers were consistent. I would be ...

Goodbye to Ivanovo and Hello Suzdal!, Suzdal, Russia travel blog

Goodbye to Ivanovo and Hello Suzdal!

A travel blog entry by emilyrose

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... - about 12,000 people. Our tour guide spoke English well, although she spoke very slowly at first. Suzdal has what's kind of like a Russian version of Colonial Williamsburg of Virgina, in their Museum of Architecture. We saw a 19th century peasant ...

Suzdal, Russia, Suzdal, Russia travel blog

Suzdal, Russia

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67

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... and usually served in a dill broth with some sour cream.  Trying to remain adventurous, I tried to "Old Russian style" Pelmeni in Suzdal; they were stuffed with a mixture of ground beef heart, ground beef liver, and porcini mushrooms and absolutely ...

stunning domes, Suzdal, Russia travel blog

stunning domes

A travel blog entry by riege

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Another town with stunning onion-shaped domes, some golden and the ones of the Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral nice blue star-spangled which dates back to 1225. Let the pictures show you... One thing to mention, dinner was chicken cooked in a clay ...

Suzdal hors du temps...jako v Mrazikovi, Suzdal, Russia travel blog

Suzdal hors du temps...jako v Mrazikovi

A travel blog entry by tomandluci

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... a la vodka maison, en titubant dans les couloirs sous les chocs de la voie irreguliere... Prvni zastavka v male vesnicce Suzdal, 3h vlakem a autobusem z Moskvy. Tady uz se nam libilo mnohem vic, lide zacali byt prijemnejsi a konecne zacali mluvit tak, ze ...

Souzdal, Oblast de Vladimir, Russie travel blog

Souzdal

A travel blog entry by karine_et_val

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Petite journée tranquille à ...

The bells are a ringing!, Suzdal, Russia travel blog

The bells are a ringing!

A travel blog entry by kfairhall

... with the domed rooves. It was a rather quiet, quaint ,peaceful old town and we essentially just took pleasure in eating more Russian food (which we were starting to quite like!) admired the artists taking down the images of the churches, listened to the ...

Golden Ring Suzdal, Suzdal, Russian Federation travel blog

Golden Ring Suzdal

A travel blog entry by broony79

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... on under the Soviet era. Wow this resort is swanky. I'm not sure the travel company I booked through or their Russian tour operator understood that I requested the cheapest accommodation. Maybe they upgraded me. Whatever the case I'm in a deluxe king ...

How long is it now?, Suzdal, Russia travel blog

How long is it now?

A travel blog entry by dr.p

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Our longest ever train ride began on Wednesday night at 6.15 pm where we boarded train number 368 until Sunday morning at 4.00 am.  We got on with supplies intended to cover the journey hoping to suppliment it on the platforms via the Babushkas ...

Le Joyau dans la Couronne du Tsar, Suzdal, Russia travel blog

Le Joyau dans la Couronne du Tsar

A travel blog entry by mickariane

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... ancienne capitale du royaume,  possédait déjà son Kremlin quand Moscou n'était qu'un hameau. Aujourd'hui, c'est l'inverse. Suzdal, douze mille habitants soit une broutille en Russie, a tout d'un village de rase campagne en périphérie de ...

The simple life, Suzdal,  Russian Federation travel blog

The simple life

A travel blog entry by lklassen

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... wandering around the town's streets or dirt paths. For lunch, I somewhat sheepishly re-entered the same restaurant. If I had known any Russian, they would likely already know me by name. This time I ordered the cabbage soup, which turned out to be much ...

The Russian wilderness, Suzdal, Russia travel blog

The Russian wilderness

A travel blog entry by uk2aus

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... wasn't that rural), we went in search of breakfast. The town was extremely picturesque and certainly looked like a traditional Russian village complete with chickens running all over the place and people swimming and washing in the river. Breakfast was ...

The Golden Ring, Suzdal, Russia travel blog

The Golden Ring

A travel blog entry by ritawritatravel

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... families would live in a 2 room place, huddled in the main room where the stove was, heating the house during harsh cold Russian winters. We then headed to the Monastery of our Savior, where we heard a bone-chilling a capella quartet choral interlude. The ...

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