The resort town owes its special popularity to Lermontov, because it was here that the action of "Princess Mary", one of the chapters of "A Hero of Our Time", took place. I will guide you through the streets, sights and natural places visited by Mikhail Yuryevich and his characters. I'll tell you about ancient monuments and help you feel the spirit of Pyatigorsk romance. Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 3 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot Rating 5 on 6 reviews RUB 2600 per excursion Price for 1-10 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Walk in the footsteps of the heroes of the novel You will explore the cave Lake Proval, which Lermontov visited and described as a walk of Pechorin and the princess, accompanied by friends. IN Emmanuel Park take a look at the sculptures of heroes. Visit the "view lovers" area - the gazebo Aeolian harp, famous for the panorama of Old Pyatigorsk. Take a look at Lermontov's grotto - the meeting place for Pechorin and Vera. Have Elizabethan source with a magnificent gallery of the same name, I will tell you about one of the first sources where the whole "water society" gathered in the morning. And then you walk from Elizabethan Park on Goryachaya mountain in Nagorny Park, where Chinese gazebo and eagle sculpture, symbol of the healing waters of the spa
Flower Garden Park - the central symbol of the Old Town At a landscape monument on the slope of Goryachaya Mountain - Diana's grotto - let's talk about the place where, a week before the fatal duel, Lermontov and his friends had a ball. You will see Lermontov bathswhich he visited during his visits to Pyatigorsk, and Pyatigorskaya Restaurant, in the hotel room of which the "freedom friend" stayed. I will show you a gallery named in memory of the 60th anniversary of the writer's death. And Ermolovsky baths, All-Estates Club - "a hotbed of reasonable pastime for singles and families" - and an old pastry chef Gukasov's coffee shop
? If you wish, you can include in the program the Lermontov house-museum - the last refuge of the disgraced poet - and the Pyatigorsk necropolis - the place of his first burial.
- You can start the excursion from Lake Proval, which can be easily reached by public transport by bus number 1
- Additional costs when visiting the museum - 150-250 rubles per person
- Take care of comfortable walking shoes
The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering the excursion.