The distinctive character of Vyksa is not what one might expect from most provincial towns. In addition to the landscapes of old houses against the background of pre-revolutionary temples with cult relics, you will discover, as if from a wild mixture of metallurgy, unique parks where pineapples were grown, engineering projects and bold street art, Vyksa turned out. A city with an iron character. Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 3 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot 2700 rubles per excursion Price for 1-10 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
City of metallurgists Vyksa became a city not so long ago - in the second quarter of the 20th century. And before that there was a village founded in the 18th century by the brothers Andrey and Ivan Batashev. During the tour, we will talk about the legendary breeders from Tula, who laid the foundation for the city of metallurgists. You will visit the estate of the Batashevs, built two and a half centuries ago, and Museum of the history of the plantlocated in a manor house is one of the best in the Nizhny Novgorod region! In addition, stories about the city-forming industry will continue near the ironworks that have served the country for three centuries
Parks, ponds, festivals, street art and more On the alleys of the old park, you will hear about the times when pineapples, peaches, lemons were grown here and there was a serf theater, famous throughout Russia. Let's talk about a rare local arboretum, the Pineapple FEST, which is now taking place in the park, and the Art-Ovrag urban culture festival. You will learn about man-made ponds dug by the hands of serfs, and you will definitely see one of them. In addition, I will talk about the projects of the outstanding engineer Vladimir Shukhov - the Sheet-rolling shop and the water tower. About a forest planting organized at the site of the mine. And, of course, about Vyksa's bright graffiti
Temples of Vyksa Also on the program are elegant 18th century temples: Nativity of Christ and John the Evangelistwhere you will see miraculous icons and marvelous paintings. And we will pay special attention to history Iversky women's monastery… Founded in 1864 by the elder of the Gethsemane skete, father Barnabas, the monastery will appear before you as temples and shrines. The main one is the miraculous icon of the Iberian Mother of God.
- A tour of Vyksa can be either on foot or on your transport
- Additional costs include museum tickets, guided tours in museums, and taxi services to get around the city if you are not by car, if you wish.
The beginning of the excursion at the Metallurgists Square. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.