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Gold, ceramics, Old Believers' icons: what is the Sverdlovsk Region famous for?

Gold, ceramics, Old Believers' icons: what is the Sverdlovsk Region famous for?
Starts from

Yekaterinburg

Duration

2 Days

Transportation

By Car

Length

450 km

Hotels

1

Guidance

Self-Guided

Categories

History and Culture
The Sverdlovsk Oblast is a land of amazing beauty, folk art and the main industrial centre of the country. During this two-day tour you will touch the rich history of the region, learn more about local handicrafts traditions, as well as take a stroll through the most picturesque protected areas.
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Mastercard Routes
Mastercard Routes
  • Go to a gold washing workshop and find a gold mining dredge.
  • Study the beauty of ancient Nevyansk.
  • Mould the famous Tavolga whistle out of the clay.
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Museums and Nature of the Sverdlovsk Region
Day 1235 km

Museums and Nature of the Sverdlovsk Region

In the morning of the first day we'll visit the Berezovsky museum-mine. Then we will sneak into one of the largest museums of technology, and in the afternoon we will try to find a real gold mining drag. To learn about the nature of the Middle Urals lowlands we'll try in a charming museum in Kirovgrad.
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Original architecture and traditional Urals crafts
Day 2215 km

Original architecture and traditional Urals crafts

In the morning we enjoy the services of the hotel, and then go to the town of Nevyansk, one of the oldest cities in the Urals. Having admired the inclined tower, we drive to the ancient Old Believers' village Byngi with a very unusual church. Then we will attend a master class on making traditional Tavolga ceramics. On the way back we will stop at the "Nevyansk Icon House" with the most valuable collections of Old Believers' icons.
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