Golden Ring

  • During our last programme on Russia's Golden Ring, you will see the "heart and the soul" of Russia - Suzdal. It is one of the oldest Russian cities where each stone witnessed centuries of historical events. In the final program of the...
  • Golden Ring
    Summertime… and the living is easy! As temperatures reach the mid thirties, RT's travel fanatic Martyn Andrews and his crew leave the busy capital in search of a time travelling retreat – and where better than Russia's magnificent Golden Ring cities and towns? Historical, beautiful and bustling with traditions centuries gone by. Stunning monasteries, green vast landscapes, bright onion domes, weird and wonderful museums and rural life at its best. Don't miss Martyn's journey to the heart of Russia!
  • Russia's Golden Ring: Suzdal
    During our last programme on Russia's Golden Ring, you will see the "heart and the soul" of Russia - Suzdal. It is one of the oldest Russian cities where each stone witnessed centuries of historical events. In the final program of the...
  • Russia's Golden Ring: Kostroma
    From jewelry factories and sunbathing next to the Volga River, to sunset strolls along the cool peaceful embankment – join RT's veteran traveler Martyn Andrews as he continues his tour of Russia's awe inspiring Golden Ring destinations. Our...
  • Russia's Golden Ring: Rostov
    On this weeks cultural travel show Martyn Andrews explores the town of Rostov. A sight to behold! Once one of the main towns in Russia, our destination today is over 1000 years old! On this next installment, our English host looks at local farming,...
  • Russia's Golden Ring: Uglich
    More onion domes? Yes please! Our location today is the popular town of Uglich. Founded in the year 1148, Uglich is one of the most beloved towns in old Russia. Martyn Andrews and the team visits a Vodka museum, enjoys speed boat excursions on the...
  • Russia's Golden Ring: Yaroslavl
    Our destination this week is Yaroslavl that stands proud on the banks of the Volga River. In the 17th century it was Russia's second largest city, and for a time (during the Polish occupation of Moscow in 1612), the country's de facto capital. In...
  • Russia's Golden Ring: Pereslavl
     6th/7th August As the Moscow Out team continues their summer tour in Russia's various Golden Ring cities, Martyn Andrews and his crew arrive in pretty Pereslavl. One of the ancient cities of central Russia, it was founded in 1152 by Prince...
  • Russia's Golden Ring: Vladimir
    Welcome to Vladimir, the former capital of Rus which dates back to the 10th century. It glitters with charming white stoned cathedrals and architecture that is now preserved by the UNESCO world heritage listings. On this week’s programme on...
  • Russia's Golden Ring: Sergiyev Posad
    A new summer series on RT! For Martyn Andrews’ working summer holiday this year, (map and sun block in hand) he takes to Russia's various and beautiful Golden Ring destinations. First up is the quaint historical town of Sergiyev Posad. Located...