Uglich

Uglich is one of the towns that form the famous Golden Ring. First mentioned in the 12 century it became later the powerful fortress called the Uglich Kremlin. Of special interest there is the Saviour Transfiguration Cathedral built in 18th century. Uglich is also known as a place where the last scion of the Rurik Dinasty that provoqued the crisis period called the Time of Troubles.