Moscow – Uglich – Kostroma – Plyos – Chkalovsk – Gorodets – Yaroslavl – Kalyazin – Moscow
from 760 €
Uglich is an ancient town on the bank of the Volga. Nowadays it is difficult to tell why it got such a name. Some researchers claim that it is about the coal mines here, others - in the Volga, which in this place changes direction, forming an angle.
But, whatever the case, Uglich remains one of the most beloved cities, and since 2017 he has been part of the Golden Ring of Russia. Travellers are attracted to the atmosphere of comfort, silence and peace, picturesque streets, beautiful architectural monuments and unusual museums.
This excursion will allow you to get acquainted with Uglich 's centuries-old history in its development. To see ancient churches located on the territory of the Kremlin and to visit the Museum of Hydropower opened in 2006. Together with the tour guide tourists will study exhibits of 11 halls. Here you can learn about the history of hydropower in the USSR and Russia, study the types of hydropower plants, and see how the water mill works. This museum is a real interactive complex, the motto of which is "Touching with hands is allowed!." Therefore, it will be interesting for both adults and young travellers.
Walking tour of the Kremlin with visit to TsarevichDimitriy Church on Blood, Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Cathedral
You will get acquainted with the city of Uglich, its architecture and centuries-old history.
The walk will begin with a visit to the Kremlin, located on the picturesque bank of the Volga. On its territory the princely chambers, the oldest building in the city and one of the oldest samples of residential architecture in Russia are preserved. Here is also the Cathedral of Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy, built in the 18th century and painted by a group of artists headed by the fortress peasant Timothy Medvedev. Travellersare invariably admired by biblical stories that decorate walls and resemble the works of famous Italian Renaissance artists. The six-tier iconostasis with unique icons of the XVII-XVIII centuries also deserves special attention.
Getting to know with Uglich will continue in one of the monasteries.
This small city, which is part of the Golden Ring of Russia, which has been enjoying the love of tourists for a year. Many of them return to Uglićover and over again. What is the secret to his attraction? We invite you to answer this question yourself after the excursion.
Bus tour of the city with a visit to the temple of John the Precursor and Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Monastery
More than a thousand years worth Jaroslav l. According to legend, it was founded by Jaroslav Wise on the place where the bear won. Experts argue that this is just a beautiful legend. And the residents of the city point to the city coat of arms on which this wild beast is painted.
In modern timesYarovl is a city-museum, which has preserved a huge number of architectural monuments. Travellers visit the ancient Epiphany Square and learn the history of the oldest theatre in Russia. They are welcomed by the Assumption Cathedral, erected near the arrow of the Volga and Kourosli rivers, and will visit the Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Monastery, the walls of which have repeatedly protected the city since the 12th century. Every tourist heard about this monastery in lessons not only of history, but also of literature: here in the 18th century found "Word about the regiment of Igorev."
Travellerswill certainly be struck by the church of John the Precursor, which is considered the most artistic Yaroslav temple. By the way, her outline will seem familiar even to those who have not been to Yaroslav: it is she who decorates the bill with the dignity of 1000 rubles.
Chkalovsk is a city in the Nizhny Novgorod region, which is located on the high right bank of the Volga, near the Gorkovsky reservoir. It used to bear another name - Vasilyovo - but was renamed after the Soviet test pilot V.P. Chkalov.
Tourists will have a fascinating walk around the city, albeit small, but very interesting. One of his most famous attractions is the V.P. Chkalov Museum, a memorial complex created in honor of the Hero of the Soviet Union. It includes the house where the pilot was born and a hangar with aircraft from the thirties of the last century.
You also visit the Speed Museum dedicated to ship and screen planning. Several halls house exhibits, including photographs, copies and original documents, personal effects, installations, ship models. The exposition covers the history of the city: from the period of formation of the Gorkovsky reservoir, which flooded then Vasilyovasloboda, to the present day.
Special attention in the museum is paid to the works of Rostov Alexey Alekseev, the creator of on-board planes and ships on underwater wings. He was a talented designer, yachtsman, and artist - his works you will find in the hall.
We advise you to bring a camera with you. This city is interesting not only by museums, but also by a profitable location. From the shore there are picturesque views of the "Gorkov Sea," as the reservoir is often called.
Modern Tutayev is located on both banks of Volga. Earlier in its place there were two different cities - Romanov of the 13th century and Borisoglebsk, which arose a little later. Over time, these cities merged into one. Nowadays Tutayevis known for his ancient churches, merchant mansions and picturesque views of the Volga.
During the excursion you will visit the Resurrection Cathedral, which stands on the right bank. It is a unique building with frescoes of the 17th century - many connoisseurs of Orthodox culture dream to see them. The walls show not only paintings illustrating the events of the Old and New Testament, but also historical stories. For example, Christianization of KievanRus'.
It is in this cathedral that you will see a three-meter image of the Salvation of the All-Powerful and the Tutai Icon of the Mother of God, which is also called "On the Addition of the Mind."
The cathedral building itself deserves attention: elegant, decorated, topped with bright domes, painted also outside.
During the walk on the Volga embankment and on the Shopping Square you will also visit the museum and exhibition complex "Borisoglebskaya side." The expositions "Tsar 's Sheep" (dedicated to the famous Romanovsky sheep brought out in these places), "Soviet Province" and "Manufacture E.E. Classena" will help to learn more about the history and culture of the city.
Walking tour of provincial streets with merchant mansions - monuments of civil architecture. Visit to the museum "House of Merchant S.A. Vagina," Annunciation Church built in the middle of the 17 century (right bank)
The walking tour begins in the former shopping square with a "journey to the fair of the late 19th and early 20th century" and familiarity with legends about locally produced goods, as well as Romanovian brands.
Walking through the provincial streets of "psychological comfort," on which merchant mansions - monuments of civil architecture are located, introduces curious pages from the history of the ancient city. Every house with its own character, with its own traditions.
On the main shopping street, Romanovsky, there were hotels with "numbers" and taverns. The tavern life of the city was noted in its paintings by artist B.M. Kustodiyev. A visit to the museum "House of Merchant S.A. Vagin" is a immersion in the atmosphere of merchant life. On the example of the Vagin'sfamily you can get acquainted with the mysterious merchant class and its role in the life of the provincial city. The merchant house is always full of secrets and mysteries.
The tour ends with a visit to one of the ancient temples of our city - the Annunciation Church, built 17 the middle of the 19th century. From the temple from the steep Volga bank there is a magnificent panorama of the left bank. It was here that once there was one of the ancient shopping areas, from here to Moscow there were arches with fish - a shell of the local edge.
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