Suzdal

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military strength

) (1324 – June 5, 1383) ("''the one-eyed''" or "''Odnook''") was a powerful Prince of Suzdal and Nizhny Novgorod who dominated Russian politics during the minority of his son-in-law, Dmitri Donskoi. The famous Shuisky family descends from his eldest son, Vasily Kirdyapa. thumb 275px ''The Invisible Town of Kitezh'' (1913) by Konstantin Gorbatov (Image:kitezh.jpg) The legend has it that Georgy II (Yuri II), Grand Prince of Vladimir, first built the town of Maly Kitezh (Little Kitezh) on the Volga River (today's Krasny Kholm). It is sometimes erroneously identified with Gorodets, which was actually founded some 30 years before Georgy's birth in 1189. Later on, the prince crossed


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. Heinrici Chronicon Livoniae.'' p. 248-254. Tallinn: Eesti Raamat. commons:category:Suzdal WikiPedia:Suzdal


vodka

content , this restaurant features a traditional Russian menu of bliny (pancakes) with caviar, priced much lower than in Moscow. Try their marinated forest mushrooms - they are beautiful and tasty, whether eaten plain or alongside a serving of cold vodka. *

and groundberry vodka-based liquer -- Susdalskaya Nastoika -- is worth a try. * *

At back door of the building lat 56.42537 long 40.44914 url phone hours M-F 9-16 price Dinner RUB120 (2012) description Drink The beverage of choice in Russia is vodka, by far. Suzdal, however, is famous for another drink, medovukha, a Russian type of cider made from honey. Tourists should be wary of purchasing this drink on the streets, though, for counterfeits are common. Ask your guide where you can buy real medovukha. Sleep Suzdal has a wide variety of offerings


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;ref E. E. Golubinskii, ''Istoriia Russkoi Tserkvi'' (Moscow: Universitetskaia tipografiia, 1900), vol. 2, pt. 1, p. 532. In 1464, he was appointed Metropolitan of Moscow, hand-picked by Theodosius (Theodosius, Metropolitan of Moscow) at the time of his resignation, just as Theodosius had been picked by his predecessor, Iona Golubinskii, ''Istoriia russkoi tserkvi'', vol. 2, pt. 1, p. 532. '''Mikhalko Yuryevich


promoting development

would be executed by quartering (Hanged, drawn and quartered). He left Vyshhorod in 1155 and moved to Vladimir. Promoting development of feudal relations, he relied on a team and on Vladimir’s townspeople; he connected to trading-craft business of Rostov and Suzdal. After his father’s death (1157), he became Knyaz (prince) of Vladimir, Rostov and Suzdal. Information about Philip's life only begins in 1455, when he was already the Archbishop of Suzdal.<


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content , this restaurant features a traditional Russian menu of bliny (pancakes) with caviar, priced much lower than in Moscow. Try their marinated forest mushrooms - they are beautiful and tasty, whether eaten plain or alongside a serving of cold vodka. *


big wooden

; with attached garages. Camping. Spa. Restaurant. Splurge * commons:category:Suzdal WikiPedia:Suzdal


special history

populations to the safer, heavily forested regions of the north. Like many other parts of Eurasia, these territories were overrun by the Mongols (Mongol invasion of Rus).


remarkable

in prominence as a religious center with numerous monasteries and a remarkable ratio of churches to citizens: at one point, forty churches for four hundred families. Today, the town operates as an important tourist center, featuring many fine examples of old Russian architecture—most of them churches and monasteries. Walking through the town, one might get the feeling that every third building is a church. Although having over ten thousand residents, Suzdal still retains a rural look

is quite remarkable. Whereas the St.&nbsp;Nicholas Church is all wooden, the St.&nbsp;John Church is made out of white plastered walls with wooden supports. *'''The St.&nbsp;Alexander Convent'''. This church was built in 1240 by an unknown architect. It is said that the princesses of Suzdal, Mariya and Agrippina, were buried here in the 14th century. *'''Convent of Intercession'''. The convent was founded in 1364. In its center stands the cathedral of the Intercession; it was an add

of the city's foundation. http: www.vladimir-city.ru city info ustav.pdf Other remarkable monuments of pre-Mongol Russian architecture are scattered in the vicinity. For more information on them, see Suzdal, Yuriev-Polsky, Bogolyubovo, and Kideksha. With the so-called Primary Chronicle, also attributed to Nestor, begins the long series of the Russian annalists. There is a regular catena of these chronicles, extending with only two breaks


long series

of the city's foundation. http: www.vladimir-city.ru city info ustav.pdf Other remarkable monuments of pre-Mongol Russian architecture are scattered in the vicinity. For more information on them, see Suzdal, Yuriev-Polsky, Bogolyubovo, and Kideksha. commons:category:Suzdal WikiPedia:Suzdal

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