Yelets is a city of legends, writers, artists and musicians. You will hear what important events he witnessed and participated in and what talented people lived and worked in him. You will also see the Yelets "Black Sea", reveal the history of houses on the pedestrian Torgovaya street and be enchanted by the masterpieces of local lacemakers. Individual excursion for 1–4 people Duration 3 hours Children Allowed with children How it goes By car Rating 5 on 4 reviews 3500 rubles per excursion Price for 1-4 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
Treasures of the historic center You will learn the history of the name of the local Red Square and be impressed by the size and decoration of the Ascension Cathedral, which was built and painted by famous masters: architects Ton and Kaminsky and artists Lebedev and Korzukhin. And also hear what legend formed the basis for the libretto of the opera "The Legend of the City of Yelets" and when this performance can be seen on the banks of the Sosna River
Dace in faces Throughout history, Yelets has attracted talented people: writers, artists, artists and musicians. You will find out the notes of which song are captured on the monument to the composer Khrennikov and for which the artist Zhukov received his first fee. And also: what entrance exams did Bunin take and for which the future writer Prishvin was expelled from the gymnasium
Yelets secrets You will write notes with wishes on the grave of Melania the recluse in the Znamensky Monastery, admire the ensemble of the Grand Duke Church and find out why the Grand Duke hesitated at the entrance to the church and why he chided the Yelets merchant. You will also hear what goods were sold in the store "Liu Giraud" and why the creators of the series "Kuprin" chose our city for filming.
The excursion is pedestrian and does not involve additional costs.
The beginning of the excursion is at the Ascension Cathedral. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.