Сочинение на английском: Город Ярославль (Yaroslavl)
Yaroslavl is one of the cities included in the famous tourist route «the Golden Ring of Russia». It is the oldest of existing settlements on the Volga river, there are more than 140 architectural monuments on its territory. First and foremost, Yaroslavl is a center of Russian Orthodoxy. There are many beautiful churches, some of which were built of the wood during the reign of Yaroslav the Wise and then reconstructed in stone. The picturesque St. John the Baptist Church, which is under UNESCO protection, is rightfully considered the most beautiful orthodox building of Yaroslavl. The Church of the Prophet Elijah and the Svyato-Vvedensky Tolgsky nunnery are also sites worthy to be visited during a trip to Yaroslavl. The history of Yaroslavl is connected not only with Christianity. In the 1777, it became a county town and administrative center. The famous embankment of the Volga river still retains the spirit of the time. There are interesting monuments on the squares and streets of Yaroslavl, such as the monument to Yaroslav the Wise, Nekrasov, the Demidovsky pillar. In addition, there is also a monument to the stage director and actor Fyodor Grigorievich Volkov. That person became the founder of the oldest drama theater of Russia. The so-called Yaroslavl Arrow, located at the confluence of the rivers Volga and Kotorosl is also a famous place. According to legend, the foundation of the city began at that place. There are many other attractions that are worthy of attention in Yaroslavl. Such a wealth of architectural and historical monuments combined with the beautiful Volga nature makes the city attractive for tourists, who appreciate the genuine beauty and Russian Orthodox tradition.