Torzhok Through The Centuries - Unusual Excursions In Torzhok

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Torzhok Through The Centuries - Unusual Excursions In Torzhok
Torzhok Through The Centuries - Unusual Excursions In Torzhok

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Torzhok is one of the oldest cities in the country. For more than a thousand years it has stood on the picturesque hilly banks of the Tvertsa River. You will see ancient monasteries and climb the city rampart of the 12th century, which defended Torzhok from the Mongol hordes and retinues of the Grand Dukes. And also get acquainted with the biographies of famous residents and guests of the city! Individual excursion for 1-10 people Duration 2 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes On foot Rating 4.97 from 92 reviews 1950 RUB per excursion Price for 1-10 people, regardless of the number of participants

What awaits you

The most-most in Torzhok You will see all the main sights of the city: the Transfiguration Cathedral in the Empire style, the old Church of the Ascension and the Novotorzhsky Borisoglebsky Monastery, founded in the distant XI century during the reign of Yaroslav I Vladimirovich. In addition, I will show the monuments to Lenin, Pushkin, Lvov and the Monk Ephraim of Novotorzhsky. I will also help you find the Pozharskys' hotel, the rotunda chapel and the traveling palace of Catherine

History and legends of the city You will learn how Torg became New, and then Torzhok. And also: how to kill loving spouses and become a saint, how to cook Pozhansky cutlets and how many times he visited the city of Pushkin. In addition, I will reveal where the real Eugene Onegin lived, where members of the imperial family stayed on the way from St. Petersburg to Moscow, and how a Novotorzhskaya merchant's wife pleased Nicholas I.

Organizational details

The length of the route is about three kilometers.

Venue

The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering the excursion.

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