Assess the cultural and historical potential of the Sverdlovsk region and visit interesting places that many people do not even know about. The Urals seems to most tourists to be something cold and faceless, go on a weekend trip and see for yourself. The first attraction of this route is located in a place where very tragic events took place, which ones you have to find out. In a small town Nevyansk you will find an unusual tower, which appeared in the XVIII century by order of Akinfia Demidov and is still surrounded by legends and speculations. Nizhny Tagil should be given special attention, here in the museum-reserve "Gornozavodskaya Ural" there are several museums where fascinating master classes and unusual thematic excursions are held. But that's not all, in the sports and entertainment complex "Belaya Gora" you'll get a portion of extreme, and in a cozy Visim farm a portion of emotion. ** Book hotels along the route with cachebacks up to 10%.
Today you have a long road to Nizhny Tagil, but to avoid tiring it, make a few stops at the most interesting sights. The first stop will be near the monastery, which was built on the site where the Soviet authorities hid the traces of a terrible crime. It was built relatively recently, in 2000. The next stop is by the tower, which is shrouded in legends and speculation. Here you will visit the museum inside this "falling" tower and find out what is true about it and what is a lie. In Nizhny Tagil you will have a fascinating walk through the most curious museums of the city.
A short trip to the bowels of the Sverdlovsk region begins with a visit to the monastery of the Holy Royal Passion-bearers in the tract Ganina pit. The monastery was erected on the site where the bodies of the royal family and their faithful servants were destroyed in July 1918. At the monastery there is an exposition and exhibition center, where everyone can learn the details of the terrible events of 1918 and conduct their own investigation. Tours of the museum and the monastery are available daily from 9:30 to 16:30 on [the website](https://ganinayama.ru/).
The trademark of the Urals is the Russian Falling Tower. It was erected in the first half of the 18th century. To this day, there is still controversy about the tower, some argue that it was specially projected this way by order of Akinfy Demidov. Others believe that the tower was made slanted by ground waters that eroded the foundations. Take a tour of the tower, during which you will learn all the secrets and myths about the place. The visit of this mysterious construction is possible only by preliminary appointment, not less than three days in advance. You will find the contacts at [website](https://невьянскиймузей.рф). You can visit the tower from Tuesday to Sunday.
For lunch, go to a cozy family cafe in the heart of Nevyansk. Here you can enjoy delicious branded dumplings, appetizing pancakes and crispy cakes.
In the afternoon, go to the Demidovo Dacha Manor Museum. In general, the appearance of this dacha is associated with the engineer and inventor FI Shvetsov, who built it for himself. But later it was acquired by Pavel Pavlovich Demidov, whose name it now bears. The museum offers several thematic and sightseeing tours to suit every taste. We advise you to take a thematic excursion "Kitchen of IX century", where neither adults nor children get bored. You should order the excursion in advance on [the official site of the museum](https://museum-nt.ru/content/visit/order/?NUMBER=3).
Another curious museum on the territory of the museum-reserve "Gornozavodskaya Ural". Museum of Life and Crafts of Nizhny Tagil's population "Lord's House" is an architectural monument of the late classicism era. In 1924 in the Lord's House was found the famous work of Raphael "Madonna del Poppolo", which is now in the Nizhny Tagil Museum of Fine Arts. Today a large number of master classes are held here: "Magic Patterns on an Egg", "Doll - twist", "Belt Weaving". But the most surprising thing that the museum attracts visitors is its theatrical performances: "An Evening in the Old House", "Journey into the World of Crafts", "Christmas Scroll". If you prefer a more traditional pastime, visit one of the thematic excursions: "Fishing of the land of Tagilska", "Folk Games", "Bucha, pail and ears". All excursions are by appointment. You can choose the one that suits you and make an appointment at [site](https://museum-nt.ru/content/visit/order/?NUMBER=2). Please note that the museum is only open on weekdays. On Friday you can visit until 16-30.
In the evening you can drive to the Fox Mountain, where the majestic illuminated tower surrounded by urban legends stands. Fox Mountain is a very popular place among tourists. Here you can take a beautiful photo with a panoramic view of Nizhny Tagil.
For dinner, go to a cozy restaurant "Your Company". A great place for a quiet family holiday. For kids there is a children's menu and a game room. For adults, there is a rich beverage list and a varied menu.
Today you will visit an amazingly beautiful place with a panoramic view of the main cities of the Sverdlovsk Oblast. Then go to the house where the famous writer Mamin-Sibiryak spent his childhood. On the way you'll visit the cozy museum "Russian Hut", where you'll get acquainted with the customs and traditions of our ancestors. And the highlight of this small adventure will be the Visim Zoo Farm.
Today you have an early rise, you have to have time to visit many interesting things. But first, take a look at coffee house number 1 in Nizhny Tagil. For you here will prepare the most aromatic coffee, which will help you cheer up. On weekdays the cafe is open from 8:00, on weekends from 10:00.
From the morning on, go to the White Mountain sports and entertainment complex. It's a great place for thrill seekers. Here you can climb to the very top of the mountain on a chair lift and see with the naked eye some cities in the Sverdlovsk region: Nevyansk, Kirovgrad, Verkhny Tagil and even Ekaterinburg. You can also go karting here and rent a bicycle or a bicycle car. If you come here in winter, bring your skates, because there is a chic ice rink, by the way, admission is free. Extremals can rent a snowmobile. And for a perfect visit, we recommend contacting the complex [in advance](https://www.gorabelaya.ru/contacts/).
To visit the village Visim and not to have a look at the D. N. Mamin-Sibiryak literary-memorial museum is a crime. Until now in the village of Visim the house, built in the 40-ies. The house built in the 40th of the 19th century where the writer spent his childhood and youth years is preserved till now. There is an excellent audio guide on the museum, the link is in the description of the route. But if you don't want to explore the museum on your own, you can take a sightseeing or thematic tour. You can sign up for a tour at [website](https://museum-nt.ru/content/visit/order/?NUMBER=6).
The last museum for today is "Russian Hut". Here you will travel through time, get acquainted with the traditional culture of ancestors and have a real Russian tea with a samovar and pancakes from an oven! You can sign up for the tour by filling out the form on [site](http://domik-visim.ru).
You didn't eat pancakes? It's no trouble! You can stop for lunch at Cedar Café, located in the heart of Visim.
After a walk through the museums, it's time to freshen up a bit and talk to the animals. Deer, husky, curly pigs, alpacas, marals, sheep and rabbits live in peace and harmony on the farm. All animals can be stroked and fed! If you visit the farm in winter, you will have the unique opportunity to take a doggy ride.
You have to go back to Ekaterinburg via Nizhny Tagil, as the other road to the city is not accessible. But don't be discouraged, you have an opportunity to walk around Nizhny Tagil again and enjoy the atmosphere of this place.
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