Shannon (peacetraveler22) wrote,
Shannon
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Winter Impressions from Suzdal, Russia

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If you look in any guidebook or website about tourism in Russia, Suzdal will always be mentioned as one of the top attractions. It's a cozy little place, but I can't understand the appeal. There is nothing to see here except churches and a lot of colorful wooden houses, which you can view in almost any other city in Russia. Of all the churches, the wooden ones in Suzdal are my favorite, probably because they remind me of secluded, wilderness cabins from a distance. What is the lure for tourists? Perhaps it's just the easy accessibility from Moscow, the central starting point for most large, organized tours for foreigners. The city was my first stop during the last Russian trip, and after awaking at the crack of dawn, we ventured off to see one of the most well-known cities along the Golden Ring.Read more...Collapse )
Tags: russia, suzdal, travel, Россия, Суздаль
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