All excellent, as expected, and lived up to deserved reputation as BEST ship between Moscow and St. Petersburg.
Founded in 1010, today Yaroslavl is an important industrial center, yet it’s widely known for its cathedrals — the detailed frescoes and icons of the Church of St. Elijah the Prophet, and the Church of St. John the Baptist, pictured on Russia’s 1,000-ruble note. The halls of the Church of
St. Elijah the Prophet famed for its impeccable acoustics are often used by local opera singers who are allowed to perform here during the summer break of the opera house. In the city’s Art museum you can marvel at and even buy the outstanding Russian lacquer boxes that make this region so famous.