You will get acquainted with a cozy and atmospheric city - the same age as the Battle of Kulikovo and the defender of the ancient Russian borders. Explore the estate of a participant in the 1812 war You will understand the history of two local symbols - the elephant and Kuzkina's mother. And if you wish, visit the wonderful museums of Filimonovskaya toys and an exhibition of author's lace by the national master of Russia. Individual excursion for 1-3 people Duration 5.5 hours Children Possible with children How it goes By car 5700 rubles per excursion Price for 1-3 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
The history of ancient Odoev On Cathedral Mount, where once stood a fortress that defended the borders of Russia from the enemy, you will learn about the important borderline role of the city, which was part of the Great Abyssal Line, and about its very origins, because it was from this "place of power" of our ancestors that it began to grow and develop. Here you will discover stunning views of the surroundings and the ancient snow-white Anastasov monastery… Let's talk about the times when Odoev entered the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, about the later periods when the city belonged to different provinces, and about the 20th century, during which it changed its status three times
Merchant heritage Walking along the streets of the now working village, you will learn about the period of development of Odoev as a merchant town. Consider examples of buildings from the 19th century, interesting for their architecture stone one-story and two-story houses, fragments of estates with trade shops, old administrative institutions and churches. You will also see the caring attitude of local residents who value the heritage of the past and place interesting archival photographs near the monuments
Odoevsky monuments and symbols The ironic catch phrase "Russia is the homeland of elephants" is directly related to Odoev, and I will explain why. You will also see the city symbol - the monument to Kuzkina's mother - and the majestic Church of the Holy Trinity mid 19th century. In the neighboring village of Nikolo-Zhupan, I will introduce you to the interiors of the estate of the participant of the Patriotic War of 1812, General Alexander Mirkovich. In addition, the program can include the wonderful Museum of Filimonovskaya toys, because nearby is the birthplace of this bright type of Tula craft. And in the Odoyevsky Lace Museum, you will see the marvelous works of the folk master.
- The trip will take place in a Renault Arkana car
- The beginning and end of the excursion - in the center of Tula
- Additionally, you can visit the Filimonovskaya Toy Museum - 250 rubles per person; modeling master class - 300 rubles / person (with painting - 400 rubles); Museum of Odoyevsky lace - 200 rubles per person.
Meeting point by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering an excursion.