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Tasty traditions

Tasty traditions
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Gastronomy🎅 Winter Trips
Start your gastro-adventure in the town of Murom, famous for its kalaches and biscuits.
You will have an opportunity to have a look at the "Bread Room" and take a picture with Mr. Kalach himself and meet Ilya Muromets.
After Kalach you can have a ride to Gorokhovets, appreciate the beautiful panorama from the Bald hill, visit factory worker Shorin, his house is a real work of art.
Here in the town you must try the traditional kasha-puchalka cooked in the Russian oven. A walk through the town itself will be especially fascinating - it's built up with traditional mansions that take you back to the merchant's past.
Not so long ago Nizhny Novgorod revived an ancient recipe for meat in hay, which you can taste now and feel your connection to the ancestors who lived in the area.
Take a walk by the Kremlin and head to another ancient town, Shuya, which was once more important than the current regional centre of Ivanovo.
Finally, check out Suzdal - one of the country's best mead is produced here. Have a delicious trip, don't forget to leave space in the luggage compartment for presents for family and friends.
Anna Semochkina
Anna Semochkina
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  • Take a picture with Murom stolache.
  • Admire the Annunciation Cathedral.
  • Try an ancient dish "Meat in hay.
  • Discover the most beautiful Nizhniy Novgorod Kremlin.
  • Try Shuisky vodka.
  • Enjoy Boyarsky honey.
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Kalachi and porridge
Day 1341 km349 m

Kalachi and porridge

In the morning don't have much breakfast, because around 10 a.m. you will be already in "Khlebnaya Gornitsa", where you can taste a traditional Murom kalach. Then you will walk around the town, which is considered to be the birthplace of the glorious hero Ilya Muromets. Today you will also have a walk along the classic mansions of the Golden Ring which look incredibly beautiful in the pictures, and then you will go to the neighboring region - Nizhny Novgorod, where you will try an ancient dish "meat in hay", have a walk along the embankment and stay for the night.
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Meat, mead and Shuia vodka.
Day 2342 km3 km

Meat, mead and Shuia vodka.

Today's busy day you will meet in Nizhny Novgorod on the bank of the Volga River, get acquainted with the local Kremlin, look at the city in the light of day and go further. Your first stop will be the Balakhna Carpenter's Museum, which is one of the most majestic buildings in the village. The museum features archaeological, historical and cultural exhibits from the area. Next your way is to Shuia, a town founded in the 14th century, where you will get to know Shuia vodka and Shuia pig. The day is over with Suzdal mead and traditional Russian cuisine not far from home.
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