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You will visit Verkhoturye — one of the first outposts of Russia which founded in the late 16th century, the «gate to Siberia», the spiritual capital of the Urals. You will see the famous Verkhoturye Kremlin. It is a monument to the era of Peter I and the Holy Trinity Cathedral — the object of cultural heritage of UNESCO. Visit the places where the famous righteous man, the man of Holy life Simeon of Verkhotursky lived.
• «Verkhoturye» — the ancient capital of Ural and Siberia;
• The famous bell tower of the Holy Trinity Cathedral, which offers a magnificent view of the city;
• The unique bridge across Tura river and the famous Troitskiy stone.
Price: 2300 RUB
Duration: 12 hours
Type of excursion: bus-walking
The tour is conducted only in Russian
This is the oldest city in the region, which was founded in 1598 as a fortress. This was a final point of the new sovereign road from Russia to Siberia. This was the start of the Russian colonization of the Ural and Siberia.
We will visit the Verkhotursky Kremlin — the famous customs and sovereign's barns, writ hut, Holy Trinity Cathedral, St Nicholas monastery, Pokrovsky monastery. We will also see a unique source of miraculous water in the town of Aktau with Siberian cedars on the shore of the pond, the village of Merkushino — a place of life and exploits of St Simeon. There is the restored temple complex of the Archangel Michael and the Righteous Simeon.
On the way your guide will tell you about the history of the Urals, the history of development of the Urals and Siberia from Ermak's campaign to the present day.
Contents of the tour:
• Tour from Ekaterinburg to Verkhoturye;
• Professional guide;