You will hear different versions of the founding of the city, understand why it was destined to become the largest trade center, get acquainted with a rare and, in places, unusual architecture for Russia. Uncover fascinating historical facts and exciting urban legends. In addition, let's talk about art, gastronomy and the Hanseatic past of Torzhok. Individual excursion for 1-8 people Duration 3 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot 2600 rubles per excursion Price for 1-8 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Amazing temples and monasteries of Torzhok You will see one of the most ancient monasteries of Russia - Borisoglebsk Monastery, which became famous not only for its age, but also for its architectural ensemble, which has no analogues in the country. Have monument to the Monk Ephraim of Novotorzhsky hear about the founder of the monastery. Later, you will get acquainted with one of the few well-preserved wooden churches of the Kletsky type - the temple of the Tikhvin Icon of the Mother of Godlocated on the high bank of the Tvertsa River. And also admire Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral, built in the heyday of the Empire style
City in vibrant touches and details Let's talk about why the inhabitants of Torzhok are called Novotori, what role the city played in international trade relations, and why religion has gone hand in hand with trade since ancient times. You will see the old shopping arcade and our gastronomic mecca - hotel Pozharskikh, where you will discover the history of the origin of one of the main and tasty Novotorzh brands. Have monument to Nikolai Alexandrovich Lvov I will tell you about Russian Da Vinci and why Torzhok is called Northern Florence. In addition, you will hear about the adventures of a Dutchman in Torzhok and the peculiarities of the life of travelers in the 17th century
The program will also include such business cards of the city as 9 January Square, Tveretskaya Embankment, Pochtovaya Stairs and Krasnaya Gora.
- The excursion is possible both on foot and with small transfers by your car. This will allow you to see more and will not let you get tired if long walks are tiresome for you.
- Our beautiful city sits on 8 hills, so be prepared to climb. If this is difficult for you, transportation is a convenient alternative.
The excursion starts in the city center. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.