The 2018 Football World Cup creates unique opportunities for the development of the tourism industry in Russia and opening up to the world not only the two Russian capitals, but also other cities with a rich tourist potential, including Vladimir. The project "Vladimir - the cultural capital of the 2018 Football World Cup" is based on a unique cultural and historical heritage, legendary sport achievements, and the great tourist potential of the Vladimir land.

Known throughout the world, the tourist route "Golden Ring" is one of the symbols of Russia. This is a certain necklace consisting of precious stones – ancient cities with priceless architectural monuments and unique culture: Vladimir, Suzdal, Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Ivanovo, Sergiev Posad, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Rostov. In the review, you will find out how the idea of the "Golden Ring" came about, what the cities of the route are famous for and how today, in 50 years, this idea gets a new embodiment in the project "Golden Ring 2.0".

Have you got the impression of beautiful white-stone temples and ancient monasteries, famous historical places and sights of the Vladimir land? Have you charged emotionally, having visited the original traditional and bright, colorful modern holidays and events of Vladimir? Of course, tourists want to keep in memory a particle of those places and events that have filled their journey and presented many bright moments in life. What to bring with you in memory of the Vladimir land?