A day full of interesting information awaits us. We'll start with the Mineral Museum, where we'll get acquainted with an extensive collection of famous gems, and then we'll visit Pyotr Tchaikovsky, see the personal belongings of the great composer and listen to his works. In the afternoon we will go to the Museum of Wooden Architecture: we will see peasant and merchant houses, ancient churches of mills, and in the end we will touch the tragic history of the royal family.
Our first location will be the museum "The Gem of Russia", where we will see many minerals mined in this area. After, let's visit the great composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The Museum of Wooden Architecture and Folk Art is waiting for us in the afternoon.
The journey begins! To make the road go smoothly, we recommend stopping at a proven gas station - fill a full tank of quality fuel, buy water and snacks.
The museum is located in the mansion of the city founder Savva Yakovlev. The building is an architectural monument of the XIX century. The museum exhibits minerals from the territory of the Gem of the Urals. There are about 3000 exhibits. Monday and Sunday are the weekends.
Tchaikovsky spent part of his childhood in Alapaevsk. It is believed that this period influenced the writing of "Children's Album". The museum tells about the life of the great composer's family. Part of the exposition is given to the collection of musical instruments. The museum is open from Wednesday to Sunday.
We will have lunch in a cozy cafe and continue our journey. Choice of dishes for every taste: hot soups, pasta, rolls, excellent desserts and delicious coffee.
Open-air museum, where about twenty residential and household structures of the Urals are represented. Here you can get acquainted with the temple architecture and decoration of a peasant hut, look at items of local decorative and applied art, see mills and look-out towers. You can wander around the complex and admire nature and architecture at least all day! Monday and Sunday are the weekends.
The monastery is part of a very tragic story about the last royal family in Russia. It was built on the site of a mine, where the Grand Duchess Elizabeth and the nun Barbara were thrown alive. The architectural ensemble of the monastery includes a church in the name of the New Martyrs, Elizabeth Chapel, the church of Theodore's Icon of the Mother of God, several household buildings and an open bell tower.
We'll finish the rich and interesting day with a delicious dinner. In this cafe very well prepare seafood, and in general the choice of dishes is quite wide, the Mediterranean cuisine is represented by several types of pasta and risotto, Asian - a wide range of rolls and sushi, Russian classics also found.