Home

Monterrasol Travel private tours Instagram   Monterrasol Travel private tours Twitter   Monterrasol Travel private tours Facebook   Monterrasol Travel private tours Pinterest

Travel with us and discover the world

Places we know

Tours we created



Юрьев-Польский (Yuryev-Polsky), Russia


Юрьев-Польский (Yuryev-Polsky) highlights

Yuryev-Polsky is home to the unique 13th century white-stone Cathedral of St. George. It is one of just a dozen of these white-stone churches built in northeastern Russia before the Mongol invasion.

Юрьев-Польский (Yuryev-Polsky), Russia - Monterrasol private tours to Юрьев-Польский (Yuryev-Polsky), Russia. Travel agency offers custom private car tours to see Юрьев-Польский (Yuryev-Polsky) in Russia. Order custom private tour to Юрьев-Польский (Yuryev-Polsky) with departure date on request.
Юрьев-Польский (Yuryev-Polsky), Russia
Monterrasol private car tours to


Other places we know in Russia

Боголюбово (Bogolyubovo) - Known for landmark; church is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Коломна (Kolomna) - Known for architecture, historical center, museum, river, orthodox monastery

Москва (Moscow)

Переславль-Залесский (Pereslavl-Zalessky) - Known for lake, landmark, river

Сергиев Посад (Sergiyev Posad) - Known for landmark; monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Суздаль (Suzdal) - Known for landmark; monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Владимир (Vladimir) - Known for landmark; monastery is a UNESCO World Heritage Site





Last updated on: 21 October 2019

Юрьев-Польский (Yuryev-Polsky) description

Yuryev-Polsky is an old town located in the upper reaches of the Koloksha River.

The town's major attraction is the lovely Cathedral of St. George built between 1230 and 1234. All the walls are covered by finest stone carvings that formed huge compositions.

It is the latest pre-Mongol construction in Russia, unprecedented in abundance of stone sculptures, and also the model for first stone churches in the Moscow Kremlin.

In the 1460s, regrettable the cathedral's dome collapsed, thus burying most of unique sculptures which had adorned the cathedral walls. At the time was considered a national disaster. The collapsed roof was restored in 1471.

The main monument of the Muscovite period is the walled Monastery of Archangel Michael, founded in the 13th century and containing various buildings from the 17th and 18th centuries.

You will have a nice and peaceful walk through the gardens of the monastery.

Several miles from Yuryev, on the bank of the Yakhroma River, stands the Kosmin Cloister, whose structures are typical for the mid-17th century.

Юрьев-Польский (Yuryev-Polsky) related tours

We at Monterrasol Travel welcome you to see Юрьев-Польский (Yuryev-Polsky) during multi-day private car tour. Contact us if you would like to customize your tour to Юрьев-Польский (Yuryev-Polsky).

We have developed several tours that visiting this beautiful place. But, if you have a special conditions or any from these tours fit you, please do not hesitate to contact us, we can organize a tour exactly as you would like. And remember, we have no problems to take you from almost any place where you stay, hotel or private accommodation.


Golden Ring Russia small tour 5 days from Moscow. Visit 6 historical russian towns from famous Golden Ring.

tour start in: Москва (Moscow), Russia

tour finish in: Москва (Moscow), Russia

tour duration: 5 days (4 nights)

tour countries: Russia

tour destinations: Боголюбово, Владимир, Переславль-Залесский, Сергиев Посад, Суздаль, Юрьев-Польский

This tour cover 6 historical towns of famous the Golden Ring, a cluster of ancient towns. All visited towns have rich history, beautiful churches and cathedrals, and full of spirit real russian soul.

off-season only tour

5 days

Price from € 415

 



Why travel with us

Are our tours right for you?

Why travel with Monterrasol?




Maybe you want?

Create your own custom tour

Order a transfer




Recently added tours

April 5, 2021 All seasons 12 days tour over Bosnia from Tivat. Explore the best in Bosnia and UNESCO town Kotor in Montenegro.

March 22, 2021 All seasons 2 days Bosnia discovery tour from Dubrovnik. Trebinje, Tvrdos monastery, Blagaj tekija, Pocitelj open-air museum, Roman villa Rustica.

March 12, 2021 Discover Bosnia Montenegro Albania Macedonia in 15 days panoramic tour. Balkans roadtrip from Dubrovnik to Thessaloniki: UNESCO sites, fortresses, monasteries and old towns.

March 4, 2021 UNESCO jewels of Croatia + discover Bosnia: all seasons 6 days tour from Korcula. Bosnia main attractions + famous Croatia Dalmatian towns Split, Sibenik and Trogir.

February 26, 2021 All seasons 9 days tour to discover Bosnia and visit Croatian Dalmatia from Korcula. Bosnia main attractions + famous UNESCO sites Split, Sibenik and Trogir in Croatia.




Recently added places

March 28, 2021 Stobi, Macedonia. Stobi, the biggest city from the antique period in this part of Macedonia, only 80km south from the the capital Skopje, is a place that links the Mediterranean to the continental Balkan hinterlands, shrouded by the mythical rivers of Axios and Erigon, along which countless Roman legions, Crusading cavalries, Ottoman conquerors and World War armies had marched. Today, this region represents the midpoint where the Old and the New World of wine meet.

February 13, 2021 Kraljeva Sutjeska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Kraljeva Sutjeska is a village in the municipality of Kakanj, Bosnia and Herzegovina, almost at the middle of Bosnia and Herzegovina territory. The village hosts a number of important historical sites: 14th century Catholic Franciscan monastery, ruins of the medieval Bosnian Court, an old Bosnian house with the original architecture from the 18th century, and mosque from 15th century, claimed to be the oldest in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Also, very close to the village is located Bobovac, a fortified city of medieval Bosnia and Herzegovina.

January 30, 2021 Ohrid, Macedonia. Ohrid is a city in the country with modern name North Macedonia (before it called just Macedonia). Ohrid once had 365 churches, one for each day of the year, and has been referred to as a "Jerusalem of the Balkans". The city is rich in picturesque houses and monuments, and tourism is predominant. Ohrid and Lake Ohrid were accepted as Cultural and Natural World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Ohrid is one of only 28 sites that are part of UNESCO's World Heritage that are Cultural as well as Natural sites.

January 22, 2021 Szigliget, Hungary. The ruins of the medieval recently restored fortress stand atop the 239m Várhegy hill.

January 7, 2021 Berat, Albania. Berat is the ninth largest city by population of the Republic of Albania. Berat, UNESCO World Heritage Site from 2008, comprises a unique style of architecture with influences from several civilizations that have managed to coexist for centuries throughout the history. Like many cities in Albania, Berat comprises an old fortified city filled with churches and mosques painted with grandiose wealth of visible murals and frescos. Berat is one of the main cultural centers of the country.






About us

Places we know

Tours we created

Contact us

Our pre-designed private tours

Create your own custom tour

Order a transfer

Think on future: think on another place

Our library: materials about travel and for travellers

Slow Tourism philosophy

Tours conditions

Privacy policy

Terms and Conditions


 

Follow us! Monterrasol Travel private tours Instagram   Monterrasol Travel private tours Twitter   Monterrasol Travel private tours Facebook   Monterrasol Travel private tours Pinterest

 

Site version: 2.7 SeeConfident (11-Nov-2020 code update) [Private tours] on

© copyright Monterrasol Travel team