Amazing nature and technique. Drive from Yekaterinburg – Road.Travel

Amazing nature and technique. Drive from Yekaterinburg

Road Trip Route. Don't forget to take a flashlight to the Didin tunnel., Admire the former greatness of the mining town., Take pictures of the most beautiful rocks., Learn how stars are watched., Give credit to the battle glory of the Urals....

We are going on a very busy journey! There are places waiting for us that can't help but amaze. We will visit an abandoned copper mine and a railway tunnel in the early 20th century. On our way there will be rocks of amazing beauty and a gingerbread house, ideal for bright pictures. We will visit a real observatory and see 12,000 pieces of military equipment. Such trips are not forgotten!

Unique Locations, 🎅 Winter Trips. From: Yekaterinburg

Sati Sarkisyan. Travel Expert.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: The terricon of the mine. The Mariinsky Dam. The Didinsky Tunnel.

Let's start our journey from one rather gloomy place. We'll see the heap of an old mine. Then we'll go to the broken dam of the early 20th century. In the afternoon, let's arm ourselves with flashlights and go to an old but very picturesque tunnel.


Gazpromneft filling station #28

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Terrikon Shakhty Kapital'naya-2

We will visit the territory of an abandoned copper mine, which left only an artificial mound of waste rock. On the formed waste heap now located observation deck with a stunning view, which recalls the former greatness of the mining town. This place is definitely worth visiting for those who are looking for unusual locations for photos.

Khram Vo Imya Arkhistratiga Bozhiya Mikhaila

Let's stop and admire the snow-white temple on the lake shore. The building is located on a hill and offers a beautiful view of the surrounding area. It's a great place to take some pictures.

Plotina Mariinsk

The dam belonged to the Mariinsky Iron Repair Plant. Over time, the plant collapsed and the wooden dam, which was about 300 meters long, began to collapse. Now the dilapidated structure creates an idea of what it looked like during the plant's prosperity. The dam is in a very picturesque place. Nearby there is a church in the name of Saint Great Martyr George the Victorious.

Tolstaya Krevetka

Let's go to lunch at the Fat Shrimp Café. Popular European and Japanese dishes are served here. The menu includes usual rolls and sushi as well as pizza and pasta.

Didinskiy tunnel

The tunnel was built in 1918 and successfully operated for 77 years, after which it was closed because it began to collapse. Now we have the opportunity not only to admire the picturesque structure, but also to look inside and feel like a real explorer. Don't forget the flashlights. In winter the road to the tunnel may be inaccessible due to weather conditions, it is better to see the forecast in advance. If the road is blocked and you want to get into the tunnel, you can leave the car in Revda and get there by train.

Art Cafe "Stendhal"

A fashionable institution among youth of Pervouralsk. In addition to a varied menu with dishes to suit every taste, there is karaoke, hookahs and a good selection of cocktails.

Day 2: Fat Rock. The observatory. St. George's Rocks.

We have an amazingly busy day ahead of us. We will see Tolstik Rock and St. George's Rocks, visit the observatory of the Ural University, admire the beauty of the surroundings from the observation deck.


This is where the road ends, you'll have to walk a little further.

Kamen' Tolstik

The highest rock on the Chusova River. At the very edge of the water in the rock formed caves-slits. The view is very picturesque. You have to walk the forest path to the rock. Take your navigator with you so you don't get lost.

Kourov Astronomical Observatory

The Ural Federal University Observatory looks like a movie about space, but it's not a set. The observatory is successfully working on the development of science and the study of space bodies. Here excursions are conducted where they tell about the work of the observatory, astronomy. *" Sign up for a tour by phone: +7 953 820 5163 *

Chusovaya" tourist base cafe

We'll have lunch at the cafe of Chusovaya tourist base. The wooden interior will offer us dishes of Russian cuisine: dumplings, soups, cutlets, pancakes and others. Take a few minutes to enjoy the nature around you.

rock St. George Stone

Natural monument and one of the most beautiful places in the Urals. You can try driving on a rental off-road or leave the car a little further along the river and walk to the rocks. Make sure you take lots of postcard photos.

Intermediate point

It is better to go this way, as there is no direct road from Sloboda to Kirovgrad.

Day 3: The cliffs are seven brothers. The house of the merchant Kirillov. Museum "Battle Glory of the Urals".

Our morning will begin with an introduction to the seven rock brothers. In the afternoon we will admire the fabulous house of the merchant Kirillov, and then head to the Upper Pyshma to admire the battle glory of the Urals.

Intermediate point

It is better to drive on this road, as the city of Novouralsk is closed, there is no passage through the city.

Skaly Sem' Brat'yev

The highest rocky remains in the vicinity of Yekaterinburg. They are impressive with their size and bizarre view. The solid base of the rock at the top is divided into separate blocks. If you turn on your imagination, they will remind you of fabulous petrified giants, why the rocks and got their name. But there aren't exactly seven of them. You have to walk the forest path to the rocks.

Café Slavyanskoe

Let's break for lunch and have a little rest in a simple and homely cafe "Slavic". A tricky menu with familiar and simple dishes, what you need for a quick lunch.

Gazpromneft filling station #92

Ahead of the Gazpromneft filling station. A good reason to make a stop: refuel with quality fuel, drink coffee and just warm up.

House of blacksmith Kirillov

Gingerbread house, like a fairy tale. Amazing work by a master wood carver. With this charming monument you should definitely take a picture.

Музей Военной Техники "Боевая Слава Урала"

The collection has 12,000 exhibits spread out over a huge area of the museum. The scale is impressive. There are tanks, aircraft, artillery, cars and other types of military and civilian equipment. Working schedule of the museum complex: Tuesday - Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Operating schedule of the Open Exposition area: - May-September: Tuesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. - October-April: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Своя компания

We will finish our journey in a modern restaurant with international cuisine. Oriental shashlik, Japanese sushi, Italian pasta are served here. Also note the cocktail list. Relax and share with each other the experience of this amazing journey.