Gorodets is almost 70 years older than Nizhny. It is believed that it was founded in 1152 and soon became a gathering place for the squads of the Russian principalities. You will see the ancient Feodorovsky Monastery, admire the Volga and discover why there are so many museums in Gorodets. Individual excursion for 1–6 people Duration 6 hours Children Allow with children How it goes By car from 4800 rub. for 1-4 people or 1000 rubles. per person if there are more of you
What awaits you
Colorful Gorodets You will visit all the iconic places of the ancient city: Svyatoe Lake, Gorodetsky Val, the snow-white Feodorovsky Monastery and the picturesque Volga embankment. You will walk around the original Museum Quarter, look into the City of Craftsmen and see the monuments to the Merchants and the Samovar. And you will also find out whether it was here that the City Day was celebrated for the first time in Russia
Urban stories, crafts and legends Gorodets was destroyed several times and practically wiped off the face of the earth. You will learn why the terrible devastation could not prevent people from wanting to live here and how they rebuilt the city every time. You will reveal why, upon his return from the Horde, Alexander Nevsky accepted monasticism and where his life ended. In conclusion, hear about Gorodets crafts, known throughout the country: printed gingerbread, painting, gold embroidery, pottery, ship building and woodcarving.
- Transport is paid additionally: 2500 rubles. for 1-4 people and 3000 rubles. for 1-6 people.
- The tour will be led by me or one of my team guides
- If you wish, you can visit local museums or master classes, specify the cost and details in a personal message
Meeting point by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering an excursion.