A selection of links to websites which may be useful
These addresses are correct at the time of writing, but they do seem to change frequently so it may be necessary to edit the URL to get the current version. All these links will open in a new browser window.
Ring Main Index
More detailed is
the site of Visit Russia has a lot of information on
the country but also detailed information on each town in its
Golden Ring Photo Gallery (in fact the information is better
than the photos).
Wikipedia's article about the Golden Ring is under Zalesye and has the usual range of useful links.
This site on Yaroslavl area is nearly all text but has links to more information about all the things it mentions.
Kommersant is and on-line paper but is has pages about all Russia's regions (this link is to Vladimir, you can use the links in its side column to Kostroma, Yaroslavl - or anywhere else).
The Russian National Tourist Office in London has a limited site with a range of information.
'The Golden Ring' edited by Irina Lvova and Irina Kharitonova and published by P-2 Art Publishers in 2007 is a 134 page book with good pictures. It seemed to be widely available on bookstalls in the Golden Ring, but unavailable in UK. It's worth getting if you see it. ISBN is 978-5-93893-375-0.