Ancient temples, legends, mesmerizing panoramas - all this is Zapochainye, the area of the first mass settlement outside the Kremlin. I will tell you how at different times bourgeois, artisans and traders of all stripes lived here. I will introduce you to the eras of the development of the distinctive quarter. And I will captivate with stories about famous rulers, saints, writers and Archimedes of Nizhny Novgorod. Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 2 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot from 2500 rub. for 1-4 people or 550 rubles. per person if there are more of you
What awaits you
History of the old district Walking through the atmospheric corners of Zapochainya, you will learn how Nizhny Novgorod residents began to settle here, on Ilyinsky Hill in the 14th century, and why the area was given such a name. Imagine the everyday life of people from different classes and you will be transported to the times when craftsmen made crafts and trades briskly in the streets. I will show you the stone chambers, which are 350 years old, and tell you about the unusual fate of their owners. And I will also introduce you to the realities of the 19th century, when a sleeping area of the Nizhny Novgorod merchants was formed here
The fate of the great You will be amazed at how many famous names are associated with Zapochain. Examining the temple of the 19th century, you will learn about Sergius of Radonezh in the fate of the region. Also in the program of the church of the 17th century. - The Myrrh-Bearing Women and Uspenskaya - with stories about Makarii Zheltovodsky and Efimy of Suzdal. At the chambers of the merchant Chatygin, we will talk about Peter the Great. Near the Dobrolyubovs' estate - about literary criticism. You will also hear about the childhood of Maxim Gorky, looking at Kashirin's house. And you will also discover interesting facts about Ivan Kulibin and Lavrentiy Beria
In addition, our route includes the Nizhny Novgorod Drama Theater, Lykov Dam, Pochainsky ravine, Perepletchikov's house, and the chambers of merchants Pushnikov and Olisov. And, of course, the stunning panoramas of the Volga from the Fedorovsky embankment, as well as views of the Strelka.
- No additional costs are foreseen along the way
- The tour for you will be led by me or one of the guides of our team
The beginning of the excursion at Bolshaya Pokrovskaya. You will know the exact meeting point immediately after booking.