How did the Golden ring of Russia appear?
The circular route connecting the ancient cities of Russia was invented by the journalist Yuri Bychkov. In the autumn of 1967, he went on a road trip on the invented route. On his return to Moscow, he wrote a series of travel notes about his trip. Travel notes of the journalist were published in the newspaper ” Soviet culture “in November-December 1967 under the title”Golden ring”. The very name of the cycle of notes “Golden ring”, which later became the name of the tourist route, also came up with Yuri Bychkov. Continue reading