Suzdal is the most important town in the Golden Ring, it is a tourism route and it is a kind of Mecca for tourists. Suzdal used be a political and religious centre and has more than fifty quaint and well preserved old structures. It is located about 210km from Moscow.
Suzdal is a museum town whose architectural monuments make up a magnificent, harmonious ensemble with religious architecture clustered on the area of nine square kilometres, and the calm waters of the Kamenka River.
The special interest in the architectural monuments for tourists is the Kremlin, the complexes of the Convent of the Intercession and the Monastery of Our Savior and St. Euthimius, the Museum of Wooden Architecture and Rural Life, XVIII century Possad churches, the Gostiny Dvor and the Bell Tower gives magician concerts every hour for the tourists.
Suzdal is something like a picturesque green town, where you can at the same time feel the Russian country life and enjoy walks around this old city. Its atmosphere is as if nothing had changed, chicken and cows graze freely next to the Kremlin and monasteries, and on the grassy lanes.
Next to each monastery you'll see stalls with Russian souvenirs for tourists, accommodation and the restaurants are quite expensive. You can enjoy the green and calm place, to walk around its beautiful monasteries, or the Kamenska River and camp for free anywhere you feel like next many monasteries or the Kremlin.
Today the town has an original architectural, the topography was retained. Tourism here is high, not only because of the educational value of the locale, but also because Suzdal has preserved a picturesque timelessness which visitors find interesting as well as relaxing.