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To the roots of Rostov region history

To the roots of Rostov region history
Starts from

Rostov-on-Don

Transportation

By Car

Guidance

Self-Guided

Duration

3 Days

Length

291 km

Free

Categories

History and CultureRelaxation
Do you like atmospheric movies, the work of A.P. Chekhov and the culture of the Don Cossacks? Then this journey through the Rostov region is for you. You will get a lot of positive emotions, new knowledge and beautiful pictures. The Don itself is a very picturesque area, but you will drive through the most memorable, outstanding and beautiful places.
You will even look at the farm Merzhanovo, after a trip here you will definitely want to watch or review the film "Lighthouse Keeper". Two days you will spend at the Taganrog Bay, walking along the cozy streets and visiting the most interesting museums. Taganrog is such an amazing city that even an ordinary coffee shop here is an attraction.
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  • To see the fortress, erected in 1731 and serving as an outpost of Russian troops.
  • To visit the courtyard of the most noble and rich Cossacks on the Don.
  • Go on a tour of the underground stone cellar rooms.
  • Study all the most interesting objects of the Taganrog State and Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve.
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Starocherkasskaya Stanitsa, a beacon from a film and an ancient city
Day 1180 km

Starocherkasskaya Stanitsa, a beacon from a film and an ancient city

In the morning, go to the fortress erected in 1731 by order of Empress Anna Ioanovna. It's a great place for walks and fantasies about what happened here several centuries ago. Further on, you'll visit the Yefremov Atamans' yard, where you'll learn how the family of one of the richest and most noble Cossacks lived in the Don. On your way to Taganrog, visit the ancient city and reach the lighthouse from the movie "The Lighthouse Keeper".
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Taganrog State and Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve
Day 215 km2 km

Taganrog State and Historical and Architectural Museum-Reserve

Walks through the most interesting museums of Taganrog start! An exciting excursion awaits you in the art museums, where works of the most outstanding Russian artists are kept. You will visit the place where Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was born. Visit the grocery store of the writer's father, where little Antosh loved to visit and watch his parent's work. Visit the brother of the great composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.
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Frecken Bock, the palace, home of the children's writer and museum of the great trainer.
Day 395 km145 m

Frecken Bock, the palace, home of the children's writer and museum of the great trainer.

Taganrog is an amazing city, even an ordinary seemingly coffee shop is a sight to see. In the morning you will take beautiful pictures for memory near the monument to Faina Ranevskaya. Go to the local history museum, located in a mansion with a wealth of decorative decoration reminiscent of the palaces of Russian nobles of the end of the XVIII century. Learn more about the life and work of the writer Ivan Dmitrievich Vasilenko and visit the house of the famous trainer Anatoly Durov.
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