Weaponry is the third symbol of Tula along with gingerbread and samovars, without which it is impossible to imagine the city. On our author's walk you will see this: we will walk from Kuznetskaya Sloboda to metallurgical plants, talk about the origin of blacksmithing in the ancient city, open the history of the Demidovs armourers and the recipe for success of Tula craftsmen. Individual excursion for 1–8 people Duration 1.5 hours Children Without children How it goes On foot RUB 2550 per excursion Price for 1-8 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Legends of the Kuznetsk Sloboda The first part of our walk will pass through the streets and alleys of one of the oldest Tula districts - Kuznetskaya Sloboda. We will consider unique wooden buildings and decipher the names of the streets, talk about the origin of the arms craft in Tula and the orders of Russian governors. At the legendary Museum of Weapons, you will meet the "Steel Guards" guarding it, and you will also learn how to estimate the cost of the "Tornado" multiple launch rocket system in gingerbread. Let's talk about the main arms dynasty of Tula: you will look into the temple, built at the expense of Nikita Demidov's eldest son, and learn how the Demidov family became one of the richest families of the Russian Empire
Armory glory of Tula From Kuznetskaya Sloboda we will move to the Tula arms factories and understand the history of the city's industrial business card. You will find out why Peter the Great chose Tula for the construction of the First Armory Factory, you will see bronze sculptures at the "checkpoints" of the Tula Machine-Building Plant. And then visit the wooden temple, erected without a single nail.
- The author's excursion will be led by one of our team's guides
- The length of the walking route is about 2 kilometers, no additional costs are expected
The excursion starts at the monument to Demidov. You will know the exact meeting point immediately after booking.