In the Footsteps of Siberia's History – Road.Travel

In the Footsteps of Siberia's History

Road Trip Route. Learn the history of the town Berdsk, Get acquainted with history, nature and everyday life of Iskitimskiy region, Visit one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the Novosibirsk region, Have a rest from the city in a picturesque natural park, Visit a holy spring.

The trip is for those who want to broaden their horizons, love antiques and want to get even closer to the history of Siberia and its cities. You'll visit historical and art museums, one of the most beautiful cathedrals of Novosibirsk region and enjoy its splendor, and also visit one of the region's visiting cards - Saint spring. And the cultural program will be diluted by a walk in a real winter fairy tale, where you will feel complete peace and tranquility!

🎅 Winter Trips, History and Culture. From: Novosibirsk

Eugenia Laputina. Traveller.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: The history and snowy tale of Siberia

The scenario includes a visit to the towns of Berdsk and Iskitim, where you will get acquainted with the museum stock, enjoy the beauty of the cathedral, visit the Holy Spring and relax in the snow-covered nature park.


The daylight hours are not long enough, so it's best to bring your lunch from home and have time to visit more places before dark.

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Berdskaya Spit

The day begins with a walk in the forest park zone, which is a specially protected natural area. You'll enjoy picturesque views of the Ob Sea and Berdsky Bay! Besides, here you'll enjoy silence, breathe the healing air and get a charge of positive energy for the whole day!

Preobrazhenskiy Kafedral'nyy Sobor

Construction of the cathedral began in 1992, designed by the Novosibirsk architect Peter Chernobrovtsev. Now the cathedral is the most majestic structure in Berdsk. And against the background of winter landscapes it looks especially beautiful! The most famous icons and shrines of the cathedral are: Kazan icon of the Mother of God, the icon of the Annunciation, the icon of the Transfiguration and the icon of the Three Saints, the Foot of the Mother of God, which was brought from the Pochaev monastery.

Berd Historical and Art Museum, exhibition and exhibition halls

In the museum you will get acquainted with the history of the city of Berdsk, will see a large collection of old items, as well as works of local artists. Opening hours: Tuesday-Friday from 10.00 to 18.00; Saturday-Sunday from 10.00 to 16.00.

Sacred Source

The spring is located in a quiet, picturesque area. The area is well landscaped with paths, stairs, benches and a bridge. Above the spring with holy water a chapel was built, a stone temple was erected, there is also a wooden baptismal font and a church shop.

Iskitim History and Art Museum

The museum has several expositions devoted to the development of Siberia, the development of the Iskitimskiy district, flora and fauna, and military glory. Here you will see many antique items: furniture, household items, photographs and documents, weapons, clothing. More information about the museum is available [on the website]( Opening hours: Tuesday - Thursday 10.00-17.00, Friday 10.00-16.00, Saturday 11.00-16.00. Weekends: Sunday, Monday.

Tavern Foxhole

The inn is located on the bank of the river among the pine forest. It is a great place to relax after a busy trip in a cozy atmosphere and treat yourself to delicious meals. Here you can taste a variety of salads and snacks, hot dishes, homemade pickles, dumplings, dumplings and much more!