Suzdal and Kideksha Tour with Private Guide

Cultural & Theme Tours in Suzdal

Image by viator

Tour description provided by Viator

A private tour with a licensed guide to the ancient Russian city of Suzdal will give the most emphatic recollections. This is one of the most fascinating cities of the Golden Ring. Despite its tiny size, there is an unimaginable number of attractions - monasteries and churches, old wooden and stone houses. You will tour a lot of monasteries and temples, as well as you will visit the unusual museum of wooden architecture and natural life.
Followed by a guide, you will go on a tour to the central part of Suzdal. You will tour the legendary Pokrovsky Convent, one of the largest in Russia. There are the relics of St. Sophia of Suzdal - the first wife of the famous Moscow Prince Vasily Ioanovich. You will also see the architecture of the Savior-Euthymius monastery, the main of the Suzdal-Nizhny Novgorod principality.Walk through the streets of the city, get introduced with the history of the Suzdal Kremlin, see the oldest shopping arcades, learn everything about cucumbers and mead. View the Suzdal Kremlin and the panorama of the Museum of Wooden Architecture, as well as visit the museum itself.Then you will go to the old village of Kideksha - the habitation of Prince Yuri Dolgoruky. There is the first white-stone building of North-Eastern Russia - the Church of Saints Boris and Gleb (dated 1152). Sarcophagi and frescoes are dated of the 12th century, the works of unknown masters have been preserved in the prince’s tomb of this Church. Anyone who is fascinated by the history of ancient Russia must visit Kideksha for sure - the sovereign court of Yuri Dolgoruky. After traveling to the village of Kideksha, you will return to Suzdal, where the tour ends.

What’s included

  • Pick-up in centrally located hotel or another central point of Vladimir
  • Tour with a private, professional guide (please select your preferred language)
  • Hotel drop-off
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks