Attractions

Fortress in Rostov-Veliky

Kremlin

Rostov’s main attraction is unashamedly photogenic. Though founded in the 12th century, nearly all the buildings here date to the 1670s and 1680s.With its five magnificent domes, the Assumption Cathedral (Успенский …
Monastery in Rostov-Veliky

Monastery of Saviour & St Jacob

The restored monastery is the fairy-tale apparition you’ll see as you approach Rostov by road or rail. Take bus 1 or 2 or walk alongside Lake Nero 2km west from the kremlin. English-language excursions may be availa…