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Rostov the Great marks its 1150 anniversary

Rostov the Great (also known as Rostov Veliky) is a town in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, one of the oldest in the country and a tourist center of the Golden Ring. It is located on the shores of Lake Nero, 202 kilometers (126 mi) northeast of Moscow.
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Anna Solovyova

Rostov the Great (also known as Rostov Veliky) is a town in Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, one of the oldest in the country and a tourist center of the Golden Ring. It is located on the shores of Lake Nero, 202 kilometers (126 mi) northeast of Moscow.
The highway from Moscow to Yaroslavl still passes through groves of birch, pine, fir, and aspen that convey not only the beauty of the landscape but also thoughts of the rich history that unfolded in this part of Russia. Along this ancient path, which passes through the medieval towns of Sergiev Posad and Pereslavl-Zalessky, there is no sight more imposing than the towers and cupolas of Rostov Veliky, Rostov the Great.

Anna Solovyova

The highway from Moscow to Yaroslavl still passes through groves of birch, pine, fir, and aspen that convey not only the beauty of the landscape but also thoughts of the rich history that unfolded in this part of Russia. Along this ancient path, which passes through the medieval towns of Sergiev Posad and Pereslavl-Zalessky, there is no sight more imposing than the towers and cupolas of Rostov Veliky, Rostov the Great.
Rostov the Great is the ancient town, first mentioned in "Tale of Bygone Years" in 862 a.d. So this year the town celebrates its 1150 anniversary.

Anna Solovyova

Rostov the Great is the ancient town, first mentioned in "Tale of Bygone Years" in 862 a.d. So this year the town celebrates its 1150 anniversary.
Citizens as well as tourists can visit the exhibition of products of local enterprises and buy some specialities made in this region.

Anna Solovyova

Citizens as well as tourists can visit the exhibition of products of local enterprises and buy some specialities made in this region.
The Rostov land is famous for its talented masters carefully keeping the secrets of the old crafts (as well as the modern ones).

Anna Solovyova

The Rostov land is famous for its talented masters carefully keeping the secrets of the old crafts (as well as the modern ones).
Crafts were always the important element of Rostov's culture. The main of them are: the well-known enamel - the Rostov enamel and black-polished ceramics.

Anna Solovyova

Crafts were always the important element of Rostov's culture. The main of them are: the well-known enamel - the Rostov enamel and black-polished ceramics.
Everyone can admire the paintings, lace, embroidery, woodcarving, handmade goods from birch bark, vine and so on. In Russian enamel jewelry goods are called finft, the word combination "Rostov finift" is used in many languages and are well known all over the world.

Anna Solovyova

Everyone can admire the paintings, lace, embroidery, woodcarving, handmade goods from birch bark, vine and so on. In Russian enamel jewelry goods are called finft, the word combination "Rostov finift" is used in many languages and are well known all over the world.
The most significant and interesting architectural monument of the Rostov Kremlin is the Assumption Cathedral (1508-1512) with belfry (1682-1687).

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The most significant and interesting architectural monument of the Rostov Kremlin is the Assumption Cathedral (1508-1512) with belfry (1682-1687).
The church is very similar to the Assumption Cathedral in Moscow — monumental, five-domed, built of brick and white stone. Its blind arcades give it a special beauty and nobility.

Anna Solovyova

The church is very similar to the Assumption Cathedral in Moscow — monumental, five-domed, built of brick and white stone. Its blind arcades give it a special beauty and nobility.
This day tourists can see the performance of brass - bands of our region, the children's program and attractions in Town Park, performance of the best collectives. Also you can go to the lake Nero, usually there is a beautiful firework at night.

Anna Solovyova

This day tourists can see the performance of brass - bands of our region, the children's program and attractions in Town Park, performance of the best collectives. Also you can go to the lake Nero, usually there is a beautiful firework at night.
Rostov the Great is the applicant for inclusion in the List of the World Heritage of UNESCO, and in 1999 it has come in the programme of 100 monuments requiring for rescue, carried out by "Fund of world monuments ". Rostov is included in the project of the Council of Europe "The European territories of crafts: the Rostov enamel - Limoges enamel (France)".

Anna Solovyova

Rostov the Great is the applicant for inclusion in the List of the World Heritage of UNESCO, and in 1999 it has come in the programme of 100 monuments requiring for rescue, carried out by "Fund of world monuments ". Rostov is included in the project of the Council of Europe "The European territories of crafts: the Rostov enamel - Limoges enamel (France)".
September 13, 2012
Tags: regions, culture, history, customs, crafts

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