You will get acquainted with the history of Yekaterinburg, rooted in antiquity. You will uncover city secrets, learn about local old professions and master important skills that all Ural children owned in the old days. You will also take a walk in the Garden of Stones, look into the estate of a gold miner and find a monument to Bazhov. Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 2 hours Children Without children How it goes On foot RUB 2500 per excursion Price for 1-10 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
The secret language of the Voguls and the Uralic tales Thousands of years ago, herds of mammoths and giant deer grazed in the picturesque valley of the Iset River, and ancient hunters and blacksmiths lived on the islands. You will try to learn a few words in the language of the Voguls - the ancient inhabitants of these places. You will also walk along the borders of the old fortress and decipher the ideas of the city's first builders. In addition, you will hear legends and tales about the underground Ural gnomes "Chudi", Baba Yaga, Ivan Tsarevich riding a gray wolf, petrified heroes and winged griffins guarding untold treasures
Gold, stone and natural secrets In the Rock Garden, you will learn what different rocks and minerals were used for in ancient times and how tools were made. In the park, remember the legends about trees and reveal why the indigenous peoples of the Urals valued them and how they worshiped them. In the estate of the gold miner, you will unravel the secrets of the walled up dungeons. And at the old factory, you will get acquainted with the mechanisms that were set in motion by the Iset River
Ural capital from the inside Yekaterinburg keeps many secrets. You will find out where the huge underground waterfall is, what animals and birds are considered symbols of the city, and what interesting traditions the locals have. And also: who are the dowsers and mountaineers, how the children of Yekaterinburg had fun in the old days and what treats they loved. In the warm season, you can also try yourself as a miner: look for gems and golden sand in the Iset River.
- If the children get tired, you can go to the Ural cuisine cafe or the Meow cat cafe
- At the end of the excursion, if you wish, you can visit the museum of dolls, the museum of naive art or the children's space of the Yeltsin Center
Start of the excursion at Plotinka. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.