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Yaroslavl Embankment

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Address: Volzhskaya Naberezhnaya, Yaroslavl, Russia
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The best in Russia

Yaroslavl Embankment is truly one of the best in Russian cities. It is beautiful, long and has great views on the merge of Korostel river and great Russian river Volga.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Saint Johnsbury, Vermont
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Saint Johnsbury, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yaroslavl Embankment is truly one of the best in Russian cities. It is beautiful, long and has great views on the merge of Korostel river and great Russian river Volga.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Volga river banking is a long area, perfect both for Summer and Winter walks. From here you can enjoy the beautiful panorama of the river and the other side of the city, also this path allows you to see several major sights of Yaroslavl: the Yaroslval Art Museum, the Musical Museum, the Yaroslavl History Museum and the Uspensky cathedral.... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

great views when the river has frozen great for pictures or artists for paintings saw a lot of photographers enjoying the view

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is a somewhat difficult place to rate, as your experience will depend on the weather. This is a wonderful walk along the Volga river when the weather cooperates. The Embankment runs for a very long ways, probably further than most people would care to stroll. Great views of the river on one side, and the museums and homes on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Go during the summer- it is much more picturesque . Don't go too early as I was too early that the ferry station isn't open yet

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

take a slow walk in the evening, all the main museums are here. Couple of good restaurants too. You can even take a ride on a rental bycicle.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

A lovely proper Russian city of approximately 600,000 people which is ideal for a visitor to see hoe Real Russians live. Not too touristy.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

The embankment is a great place to stroll along the River Volga. There is much to see and enjoy along the walk. There are parks, gardens, churches, and restaurants. The scenery along the embankment is beautiful and you will want to take lots of pictures. Plan on spending a few hours discovering the embankment in Taroslavl.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We have walked here on a sunny September day and a snowy March day - both were beautiful. The views of the frozen Volga were stunning and all the church domes are beautiful

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

This is really beautiful place especially in summer. There are two embankments (levels) -lower and upper. The problem is that there not too much cafes and bars nearby. But anyway I suppose that everyone we'll enjoy the views and atmosphere staying here.

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