The excursion takes place in the historical part of the city and reveals Yaroslavl of the 17th century as a phenomenal phenomenon. I will talk about the so-called Yaroslavl miracle, also called "Russian Florence", and explain how the traits of a special Yaroslavl character, born of this time, were formed. I will also show the city of the 18th century as the best example of the European type. Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 2.5 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot Rating 5 by 3 reviews RUB 2600 per excursion Price for 1-10 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
An excursion into history: how it all began You will learn how, thanks to its geographical location, it became rich and became the largest fortress on the Volga. How has its status changed in the life of the country after the victory of the Second People's Militia and the accession of the Romanovs. On a walk through the historical center, included in the UNESCO list, let's talk about the reasons why, already in the 16th century, Yaroslavl became one of the most fortified cities-fortresses of the young Moscow state. I will introduce you to fortification medieval architecture using an example Vlasyevskaya-Znamenskaya and Uglich tower… And I will also tell a story Spaso-Preobrazhensky monastery, where A.I. Musin-Pushkin found the legendary "Lay of Igor's Campaign", and I will explain why the monastery was called the Kremlin
Russian Florence: Regional Renaissance of the 17th century The city was called Florence on the Volga, a beauty reserve, a museum of monuments in which Yaroslavl people immortalized spiritual flights and historical triumphs. Independence, financial well-being, the flourishing of crafts contributed to the emergence of a new Yaroslavl style in church art, which you will get to know by example churches of the Epiphany, Elijah the Prophet, Michael the Archangel and others. Find out how enterprising Novgorodians influenced the life of the city, is there a connection between the Yaroslavl candle and the eastern minarets, why so many churches were built in Yaroslavl and how local residents fell in love with the tile
Yaroslavl as one of the best incarnations of the reform of Catherine II In the main city square - Soviet - you will hear the mysterious story of her appearance. I will tell you how one of the most educated people of the 18th century managed to unravel the genius of the place of ancient Yaroslavl. You will understand that it is no coincidence that our city of free thought and enlightenment became the birthplace of Russian provincial journalism; at the end of the 18th century, the first Russian professional theater opened here, and soon one of the first higher educational institutions in the Russian province
Yaroslavl character In this city, on a mountain that "is better than St. Petersburg, and more beautiful than Kiev, better than mother and stone Moscow …", a man of new thinking was formed. Striving for superiority, independence, inner dignity, openness, interest in new things - all this can be seen in the character of the Yaroslavl citizen. Using the example of the vivid biographies of the Yaroslavl people: F. Volkov, N. Nekrasov, L. Sobinov, L. Trefolev, L. Oshanin, V. Basner, A. Petrov and others, we will together decipher the code of the "handsome Yaroslavl": his ingenuity, love of life, tolerance, musicality, artistry and poetry
? In addition, the program will include a monument to D.M. Pozharsky and K. Minin on the territory of the Kirillo-Afanasyevsky monastery, the cozy Demidovsky square and the beautiful Strelka, where Kotorosl flows into the Volga.
There are no additional expenses during the walk.
The excursion starts at the Volkov Theater.You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.History and ArchitectureYaroslavl Kremlin6Temple of Elijah the Prophet10Park Strelka6