Golden Ring – is a ring of eight ancient towns with a priceless heritage of Russian architecture, soothing natural beauty and original crafts. All eight cities located around Moscow in a way that really form a symbolic circle and played a very important role in the formation of Russian Orthodox Church. The rich history of the Golden Ring is preserved not only by Russia, but also by UNESCO. The towns feature unique monuments of early Russian architecture, including the famous Onion dome Churches, Cathedrals, Kremlins and Monasteries.