You will walk along one of the sections of the Red Line, the most popular walking route in the city. I will show you the merchant houses and constructivist buildings, the Historical Square and the Literary Quarter, the Plotinka and the Church on the Blood. I'll tell you about local writers and manufacturers and share the peculiarities of the Ural humor and mentality. Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 3 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot Rating 5 per 1 review RUB 3400 per excursion Price for 1-15 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Diving into the distant past You will see places associated with the birth of the city: Plotinka and Historical Square, which keeps the memory of the Yekaterinburg plant, the Mint and the Imperial Lapidary Factory. I will tell you why our city is considered the “twin brother” of St. Petersburg, to whom its first Orthodox church was dedicated, and how all local factories were built in the 18th century. And also: what is in the center of any Ural city and why copper boards were printed in Yekaterinburg
Yekaterinburg merchant and Soviet On the way, we will meet luxurious estates of merchants and manufacturers. You will learn how 200 years ago the world's first gold rush began in Yekaterinburg and how rich gold miners spent their capital. In addition, remember the turbulent and contradictory era of the first Soviet five-year plans, get acquainted with the objects of architectural pride of Sverdlovsk - futuristic buildings of Soviet constructivism - and make a wish at the famous “Zero kilometer” mark near the Main Post Office
Literary quarter and Church on the Blood You will walk along the picturesque city embankment, visit the Literary Quarter, hear about the most famous Ural writers and see the houses where they lived. And also take a look at the Church on Blood and find out how and when the family of Nicholas II ended up in Yekaterinburg and what tragic events took place in the Ipatiev house. The walk will end at the Vysotsky skyscraper - one of the tallest buildings in the country.
- The excursion is pedestrian and does not involve additional costs
- Route length - 3 km
The beginning of the excursion at the monument to Lenin. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.