Pskov On Foot: From Zhab To Prolom - Unusual Excursions In Pskov

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Pskov On Foot: From Zhab To Prolom - Unusual Excursions In Pskov
Pskov On Foot: From Zhab To Prolom - Unusual Excursions In Pskov
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You will see not just a city, but an open-air museum! With our help, you will not be lost in the past, you will learn not only about the history of Pskov, but also about the life of the people of Pskov, about princes and merchants, about local brands. The secrets of the medieval fortress, the amazing finds of the Dovmont town, the temples of the Pskov school from the UNESCO list and even the provincial Pskov - we will cover everything in 3 hours. Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 3 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot Rating 4.8 on 5 reviews RUB 3000 per excursion Price for 1-10 people, regardless of the number of participants

What awaits you

Touch the origins of the city The excursion will begin at the Olginskaya chapel, from where you will have a marvelous view of the Pskov Krom and the embankment with the inscription “Russia begins here”. We will recreate the events of a thousand years ago associated with Princess Olga, talk about her role in the history of Pskov, versions of the age and name of our city

Krom - the heart of Pskov Here you will find chronicle legends and unthinkable legends about the Pskov Kremlin, the Trinity Cathedral, Ivan the Terrible and the holy fool Nicholas, about the "flashy" bell and the harsh laws of the Pskov veche republic

Dovmont city, or Pskov Pompeii We will remember the prince, after whom this city quarter is named. Why did the foreigner become one of the beloved princes of Pskov? Why did the townspeople appreciate him so much that they married him to the granddaughter of Alexander Nevsky, and many years later the soldiers went into battle with the sword of Prince Dovmont? You will learn about it against the background of ancient stones

Pskov merchant On the Pskov trading square, you will reveal who the "surozhans" and "cloths" are, why earlier it was impossible to meet a single foreigner here and what awaited those who dared to enter the Kremlin. And also in our route there will be the stone merchant chambers of Sergei Pogankin - we will discuss where the respected person has such a dissonant surname

Middle and Okolny city The walk will continue in the historical center of the city, where you will see famous temples from the UNESCO list and ancient buildings of the provincial Pskov, monuments to outstanding figures, literary and folk characters

"The walls are not as strong as the spirit of the Pskovites is inviolable" At the second largest stone tower in Europe - Pokrovskaya - we will talk about how the Pskov land opposed the formidable Livonian Order for three hundred years. The city has never been surrendered to the enemy!

Organizational details

  • This is a walking tour at no additional cost
  • The tour will be guided by one of our team's guides

Venue

The excursion starts at Lenin Square. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.

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