Shatura is a secret architectural pearl of the distant Moscow region. You will decipher the concept of a “garden city” and see the creations of the famous Vesnin brothers. You will also learn how, among the Meshchera swamps in the 1920s, original houses for workers appeared, in which successful doctors and lawyers would have gladly settled before the revolution. Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 5 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot Rating 4 per 1 review RUB 3900 per excursion Price for 1-10 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Travel through the ages You will walk through the old quarter, similar in atmosphere to Victorian England. Take a look at custom-built wooden houses and compare them to the "artists' village" in Moscow's Sokol district. In addition, appreciate the building of the first Soviet power plant, opened by Trotsky, and walk along the embankment dam of the largest natural reservoir in the Moscow Region - the Holy Lake. You can also visit the former peat bog village of Kerva, which has now become one of the urban areas
History and legends of Shatura Shatura is a very unusual and colorful city. You will find out why its center was planned on the basis of the ideas of the English urbanist Howard, where the mysterious Serpentine Stone is hidden, and why you cannot walk in the Shatura swamps without a strong two-meter sled. And you will also reveal what local geographical names came to us from the language of the Finno-Ugric people Meschera.
Additional expenses: travel by public transport - 50 rubles per person.
The excursion starts at the Shatura railway station. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.