Museum "Xin of Russia". Gzhelian quarries. Pavloposad Museum of Shawl and Shawl.

Folk crafts near Moscow

A short family trip that will allow you to get acquainted with the history of Russian folk crafts and see with your own eyes how amazing items of decorative and applied art are made in just a couple of days. You will not only learn how to make the famous all over Russia Gzhel ceramics, but you can also try to make an intricate souvenir with your own hands, or to paint a clay workpiece. The second day of the trip also promises to be interesting. In Pavlovsky Posad you will learn the secrets of making and painting silk scarves and try on the role of a fabric weaver. And museum visits will be diluted with outdoor walks and lunches in decent local restaurants.

Folk crafts near Moscow

2 days itinerary by Ekaterina Klimova - Arts and Creativity - Car, 1 Hotel

Road Trip Categories: Arts and Creativity

Day 1: Xin of Russia

We go to the village of Gzhel of Ramensky district to see how fine ceramics and porcelain are made. After that we will visit the Gzhelian quarries, and in the evening we will go towards the village of Electrostal, where we will spend the night.
Visiting: Elektrostal, Gzhel', Taganskiy, Moscow, Rechitsy, Ramenskoye

Day 2: History and Culture of Pavlovsky Posad

Today will be mainly devoted to visiting the museums of the historical city of Pavlovsky Posad. It once played a crucial role in various historical events and was also a very large craft centre. You can learn more about it on tours in the main museums of the city.
Visiting: Elektrostal, Taganskiy, Pavlovskiy Posad, Balashikha