Details: Suzdal, Russia

June 6, 2013
DETAILS
GETTING THERE

Delta offers connecting service from all three Washington-area airports to Moscow. The commuter train to Vladimir from Moscow’s Kurskaya train station is about $8. From Vladimir, a city bus to Suzdal is about $2, a taxi about $30.

WHERE TO STAY

Sokol Hotel

Market Square 2A

011-7-492-312-0987

hotel-sokol.ru

Recently renovated hotel is cheery and modern. Rooms from about $115.

Rizopolozhenskaya Hotel

Monastery of the Deposition of the Robe

011-7-492-312-4314

A modern building with bare-bones rooms but just steps from the Cathedral of the Deposition of the Robe and other Suzdal landmarks. Single rooms from about $38 a night.

WHERE TO EAT

Trapeznaya

Archbishop’s Chambers, Suzdal Kremlin

011-7-492-312-1763

One of the pricier restaurants in town, serving a variety of traditional Russian fare, including meat dumplings and locally made mead. Entrees about $20.

Russian Hospitality

Kremlin House 10B

011-7-492-312-5447

restoran-suzdal.ru

Small restaurant catering to tourists just off Market Square. Try the mushroom soup or honey-topped pancakes. Entrees about $10.

WHAT TO DO

Vladimir-Suzdal Museum Reserve

22 Lenin St.

011-7-492-312-0937

www.vladmuseum.ru

Book a half-day tour of Suzdal with an English-speaking guide for about $100.

Cathedral of the Nativity of the Virgin

58 Stanislavskogo St.

011-7-492-312-16-24

The star-spangled blue domes topping this church belie the even richer splendors inside. About $3.

Savior Monastery of St. Euthymius

Lenin Street

011-7-492-312-0746

Hourly bell concerts and choir performances bring Suzdal’s largest monastery to life. About $9.

Convent of the Intercession

76 Pokrovskaja St.

011-7-492-312-0609

Visit the peaceful countryside convent to which Peter the Great exiled his first wife. About $2.

INFORMATION

www.suzdal-city.ru

www.gorodsuzdal.ru

S.D.

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