Moscow – Yaroslavl – Moscow
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In modern timesRybinsk is a modest city, and a few centuries ago it was one of the largest centers of trade in Russia, the capital of burlaks.
Travellers notice that Rybinsk seems to have frozen in the past. Narrow streets, embankment with lights, merchant mansions - all it seems to have come off photos of the beginning of the 20th century. Thanks to the atmosphere, Rybinsk has repeatedly become decorations in films of various directors. The most famous painting shot here is Gaidai 's "12 Chairs." Once in Rybinsk, look on the sides: places will certainly seem familiar!
Guests of the city are attracted to ancient temples. For example, the bright red Georgievsky and decorated Resurrection Church, where the iconostasis is preserved. Some of his icons were written back in the 13th century! Or the Cathedral of Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Cathedral of the mid-17th century, the bell tower of which is one of the highest in Russia.
During the review tour, the guests of the city also learn about the famous natives of Rybinsk: Admiral FedorUshakov, who did not lose a single battle, and Leo Oshanina, the author of songs "Roads," The Volga River flows, "Sunny Circle" and many others.
The art gallery also deserves attention: the oldest in the region. It is located in a bread exchange building built in 1912. And under its roof there are more than 120,000 exhibits: objects of applied art, ancient icons, works of European masters of XVI-XIX centuries and famous Russian artists: F. Rockotov, I. Shishkin, I. Repin and many others.
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.
Travellers will have a fascinating familiarity with the history and culture of one of the oldest cities in our country: Yarl, founded in the 11th century.
This city is rightly called an open-air museum: on its streets and squares there are buildings built in different years and epochs. For example, on Volkov Square almost opposite each other stand the theatre named after F. Volkov of the early 20th century with a facade in the style of modernism and monuments of architecture of the 17th century: the ancient Banner Tower with gates and the wonderful church of Epiphany made of red brick.
Yaroslav will surprise the beauty of the church of Ilia the Prophet of the 17th century, with its green domes and affective bell tower, and the power of the walls of the Spaso-Preobrazhenskiy Monastery of the 12th century. Next to it is a monument to JararMudrom, who, according to legend, founded the city.
Walking along the picturesque embankment and visiting the complex of the Yarskaya Arrow, Eternal Fire and Assumption Cathedral, will end with a tour of the museum of hot enamel "Emalis." Here travellers will plunge into the history of development of enamel art, will see works of masters from Russia and Europe. And during the master class everyone will have a unique opportunity to produce a small souvenir on their own.
A review tour of the city with a visit to the Memorial of the 60th Anniversary of the Victory, the Chapel of St. George the Victorious, Upper Boulevard, Dormition Cathedral, the museum "Little City in the Great War," the club-museum of retro-equipment "Crew" with the technique of war years, the art gallery-gift of the artist-frontline Hermann Tatarinov.
In ancient Myshkin, which in 2008 celebrated the 860th anniversary, there appeared real royal chambers! Bright, dressed, similar to a gingerbread house, they immediately attract attention.
In them and nowadays live the king with the queen. The doors to the wards are guarded by guards who do not pass by without an answer to their question. The rooms clean palace girls ready to tell all secrets and carry out secret mouse paths. Guests are waiting for an exhibition of mice of all factures and sizes and a mini-zoo, where different mice live: from ordinary to volatile. And in the bright hall everyone will meet the Mouse King and the Queen, who know firsthand how heavy the crown is.
The doors of the Mouse Chambers are open to both children and adults. Bright representation, lots of unusual facts about mice you didn 't know before, and incredibly beautiful views from the palace balcony. Residents of the city are sure: there lives a good mood! Let'scheck!
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.
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.
The card game originated in Asia about a thousand years ago and quickly became one of humanity 's most popular entertainment. In different epochs the attitude towards her was different: she was considered both a great-light hobby, a magical practice, and a sinful occupation. Today, maps are played in almost every corner of the Earth.
There are two museums dedicated to maps in Russia. You can visit one of them in the center of ancient Uglich.
The Uglić Museum of Playing Cards is a very young exhibition platform: the opening took place in April 2019. Everyone will tell you about the maps here. How they appeared, what they were at the beginning and how they changed over the centuries, how the maps from different countries differ, what decks exist and what legendary personality each figure symbolizes.
You will learn the mysteries of Maya and Madame Lenorman 's gadget maps, and you will also see many unusual copies. Tiny maps and giant, maps for visually impaired and blind, right and left, even maps of unusual materials, such as clay and bread.
Part of the excursion will be devoted to the role of playing cards in the fate of great people, literature and cinema. You will also be able to purchase one of the decks in the shop that works at the museum.
Schedules may be adjusted due to weather conditions, instructions from dispatch services, and other factors affecting the movement of the vessel. The cruise program shows Moscow time. All information provided is valid for 02/08/2021.
When pre-purchasing additional excursions, special prices apply (from 5% lower than the sale price of excursions on board the ship during the cruise). Members of the «Infoflot» Cruise Club will receive an additional 5% discount.
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