Historical constellation: Pereslavl Zalessky and Vladimir – Day 1: Treasures of Pereslavl

Today we will see the ship, built by Peter I, we will try the royal herring and shi from the furnace, we will see the seal of the Patriarch of Constantinople and visit the temple of the XI century, learn where the homeland of Alesander Nevsky and for which he was awarded the Order of his name, and also see alcohol and gas irons.
Historical constellation: Pereslavl Zalessky and Vladimir
Travel distance by car: 88 km.Travel distance on foot: 3 km.Visiting: Pereslavl'-Zalesskiy, Skoropuskovskiy, Vasilevo, Nikitskaya sloboda, Sergiyev Posad, Ves'kovo

Trip duration: 2 days

Maria Gorobets

Sergiev Posad

Gazpromneft filling station #8

An exciting journey awaits you! Before a long and interesting journey, we recommend stopping at a proven gas station - fill up with quality fuel a full tank and take a cup of delicious coffee to make the road more comfortable.

Музей «Рождение сказки»

Art Museums


Museum "Birth of a fairy tale" is a collection of images of Slavic mythology and fairy tales. Each exhibit here has its own character and presentation. Please note that the museum is open from Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Mondays the museum is closed.

Feodorovsky monastery

The monastery was founded in the XIV century, and in 1557. In honor of the birth of Feodor's son, Tsar Ivan the Terrible ordered the construction of a church in the Feodorovsky monastery. This church has been preserved to this day and is the main cathedral of the monastery.

Успенский Горицкий монастырь

Churches


There is one legend connected with Goritsky monastery. Two years after the defeat in the Battle of Kulikovo, the Tatars led by Khan Tohtamysh invaded Russia again. Before the Tatar invasion, the Grand Duchess Evdokia (wife of Dmitry Donskoy) came to the Goritsky Monastery to pray, and the monks and retinue put her on a raft to save her and he hid behind the thick fog in the middle of Lake Plescheyevo. 10 years later, remembering her miraculous rescue, the Princess restored the Goritsky Monastery destroyed by the Tatars. Since that time in Pereslavl-Zalesskiy on the sixth Sunday after Easter from Goritsky monastery a procession by boats along the Pleshcheevo lake was organized.

Переславский музей-заповедник

Museums


Pereslavl State Historical and Architectural Museum Reserve is one of the largest provincial state museums of Russia. Here you can see objects of religious and worldly art taken from monasteries and bar estates of Pereslavl land. The museum especially appreciates the unique seal of the Patriarch of Constantinople Afanasiy I, created in the beginning of XIV century. Please note that the museum doesn't work for the accomplices.

Успенский собор Горицкого монастыря

History Museums


The largest building of the monastery - the Assumption Cathedral was built in the second half of the fifties of the XVIII century. You can also climb the bell tower of the monastery.

Музей Александра Невского

History Museums


Alekandr Nevskiy's museum is situated in Pereslavl Zalessky not by chance, because this town is the birthplace of the Grand Duke. In the museum you will learn more about this prince and his time. The museum isn't open on Mondays. You can find out more information and order the tour at [site](http://www.muzeinevskogo.ru/).

Peter the Great's Bottle Museum

Museum of the "Merry Flotilla" of Peter the Great. It was on the shore of Lake Pleshcheyevo that Peter studied working at the shipyard (as a simple carpenter) and created his "funny" fleet of several quite serious and even large ships. Unfortunately, in 1783 there was a fire and most of the flotilla burned down, only the Fortuna bot survived. On August 1, 1803, the bot was solemnly moved to a new building and a museum was opened - the House of Bothny. Please be careful - the museum is closed on Mondays.

Nikolin Park Guest House

Трактир «Попов Луг»

Eastern European Restaurants


In the complex "Popov Meadow" there is a farm, an inn, an equestrian sports club and a branded shop. In the shop you can try farm meat, dairy and vegetable products. You can have lunch at the "Pop Meadow" tavern. In the tavern everything: architecture, interior, food and their delivery - will plunge you into the atmosphere of Russia. The dishes are prepared according to ancient Russian recipes, many of them in the oven or in the cauldron. Be sure to book a table in advance at [site](http://popovlug.ru/bar/).

Holy Trinity Danilov Monastery

The monastery was built in the XVI century by a monk Daniel - the confessor of Grand Duke Basil III. Later, the elder Daniel became the godfather of the successor of the Grand Duke - the future Ivan the Terrible.

Музей старинных швейных машин

History Museums


The museum is located in old unique buildings of embroidery factory "New World". Here you can find a unique collection of sewing machines of the XIX-XX centuries. Please be careful - the museum is open until 18 hours.

Музей утюга

Museums


All the irons aren't here! Heating, coal, steam, gas, modern electric, there are even very rare - alcoholic irons that are heated with a burner. Please note that the museum is open until 18:00.

Красная Площадь

Plazas


Be sure to take a look at Red Square and visit the ancient Cathedral of the Savior and Transfiguration. It was founded in 1152 by Yuri Dolgoruky. It was here that the seal of Patriarch Athanasius I of Constantinople was found in 2014.

Nicholas Monastery

The monastery was founded in 1348 on a place called "The Swamp". The first church was erected in the name of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker. At the end of XVII century Korsun cross was brought to the monastery - nowadays it is the main sanctuary of the monastery.

Fisch Herberg

Russian Restaurants


We will have dinner in a very unusual restaurant - its interior is decorated in the style of the Netherlands of Peter the Great. As it should be in Holland - the main dish here is herring! And it really looks like Dutch: just as tasty and a bit bony. Other fish dishes are tasty in the restaurant as well. Book a table for tonight [in advance](http://welcome-pereslavl.com/restoran/).

Nikolin Park Guest House

After a long day, the soft bed beckons...