From one of the largest and most powerful Russian fortresses of its time, only one wall and several towers remained. On a walk, I will help restore the contours of the ancient Kremlin, introduce the secrets of the citadel and introduce you to its main monuments: towers, temples and squares that remember Dmitry Donskoy and Russian Walter Scott. Group excursion Duration 1.5 hours Group size up to 20 people Children Allowed with children How it goes On foot Rating 5 on 3 reviews 400 rubles per person
What awaits you
A journey into the past of the Kremlin walls You will find out why in the middle of the 16th century it was necessary to build an impressive structure, over which talented Italian masters worked, who applied the best achievements of fortification architecture. I will talk about the incredible resilience of the citadel and explain what a historical paradox stripped it of three walls and half of its towers. In addition, there will be stories about famous personalities associated with Staraya Kolomna - Prince Dmitry Donskoy, Metropolitan Filaret of Moscow and writer Ivan Lazhechnikov, the founder of the Russian historical novel
Kolomna secrets and legends Let's talk about where the shoots from the Pyatnitsky gate went and where Marina Mnishek hid the treasure, which to this day haunts adventurers. You will find out where the underground passage from the Bobrenev Monastery, the oldest monastery in Kolomna, passed. And also hear the legend about the army of Ivan the Terrible, which stopped in the Kolomna Kremlin before the march to Kazan
? In conclusion, a pleasant bonus awaits you: ascent to the tent-roofed bell tower of the Assumption Cathedral, which offers a beautiful view of the city and the Kremlin itself.
- Climbing the hipped bell tower is paid additionally - 50 rubles / person
- The excursion for you will be led by me or another guide from our team
The excursion starts at the walls of the Kremlin. You will know the exact meeting point immediately after booking.