Visit the Main Sights of the Town Vladimir with Your Pretty Russian Lady

One of the major towns of the Golden Ring is Vladimir – an ancient Russian city and a significant tourist center. So what places should you visit with your sweet Russian bride and which will help you to know the history and the culture of her native country better.

We start with the three chief monuments included into the list of the World Heritage of UNESCO: the Assumption Cathedral, the Cathedral of St. Demetrius and the Golden Gate

Golden Gate originally was a tower over the main entrance to the city and it was built in 1158–1164 and in the 18th century was totally reconstructed. There is also situated a museum that describes the history of the Mongol invasion of Russia in the 13th century.

In Vladimir is also located so called mother church of the medieval Russia Dormition (or also known as Assumption) Cathedral. It is dedicated to the Dormition of the Theotokos (Virgin Mary), the patron saint of this land. This 6-pillared 5-domed cathedral was erected in 1158-1160 and there is placed the holy icon Theotokos of Vladimir, which had been brought to Vladimir by Andrew the Pious.

The last in this list is the warrior-like cathedral of St. Demetrius erected in 1194–1197. Originally it was a private chapel of Vsevolod the Big Nest and was dedicated to his saint patron, St. Demetrius. It is an international project of Russian and Byzantine masters.

These are just few sightseeing which you can visit with your beautiful Russian lady and to see all the beauty of this wonderful ancient town.

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