Forward into history. Trip from Yekaterinburg – Road.Travel

Forward into history. Trip from Yekaterinburg

Road Trip Route. Find the most beautiful mineral of the "Gem-colored Strip of the Urals.", Listen to Tchaikovsky's Children's Album., Take a picture with the windmill..

A day full of interesting information awaits you. You will start at the Mineral Museum, where you will get acquainted with the vast collection of famous gems. Next, you will visit Pyotr Tchaikovsky, see the great composer's personal belongings and listen to his works. In the afternoon, go to the Museum of Wooden Architecture: see peasant and merchant houses, ancient churches-mills, and at the end, touch the tragic history of the tsar's family. **Recommendations:** - It is important to keep a social distance when visiting public places and to use personal protective equipment. - It is also worth remembering that a valid QR code or negative PCR test may be required when checking into hotels or visiting museums for a maximum of 72 hours.

History and Culture, 🎅 Winter Trips. From: Yekaterinburg

Sati Sarkisyan. Travel Expert.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: The gem-colored strip of the Urals. House-Museum of P.I. Tchaikovsky. Museum of Wooden Architecture.

Your first location will be the "Samotsvetnaya stripe of Russia" museum, where you will see many minerals mined in this area. Afterwards you will visit the great composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. In the afternoon, the Museum of Wooden Architecture and Folk Art awaits you.


Gazpromneft filling station #192

The journey begins! In order for the journey to go smoothly, we recommend stopping at a proven petrol station - fill up a full tank of good quality fuel, buy water and snacks.

Muzey "Samotsvetnaya Polosa Urala"

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.

Dom-Muzey P.i.chaykovskogo

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.


Have lunch in a cosy café and continue your journey. A selection of dishes to suit all tastes: hot soups, pasta, rolls, great desserts and delicious coffee.

Nizhnesinyachikhinskiy Muzey-Zapovednik Derevyannogo Zodchestva I Narodnogo Iskusstva Imeni I.d. Samoylova

An open-air museum with about twenty residential and economic structures of the Urals. Here you can see the temple architecture and decoration of a peasant hut, look at the objects of local arts and crafts, examine the mills and observation towers. You can wander around the complex and admire the nature and architecture for a whole day!

Muzhskoy Monastyr' Vo Imya Novomuchenikov Rossiyskikh

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.

Empire of Taste

Finish a busy and interesting day with a delicious dinner. The seafood is very well cooked in this café, and in general the choice of dishes is quite wide: Mediterranean cuisine is represented by several types of pasta and risotto, Asian - by a wide range of rolls and sushi, Russian classics are also to be found.