Old Artistic Fortress. Gorchakovshchinsky Waterfall. Kurgans of Prophetic Oleg. Monument of the Ladoga Military Flotilla.

Saint Petersburg

We shall go to one of the most ancient cities, to the first capital of Russia, a place where some years rule Rurik and where, according to the ancient Novgorod annals, on 10 meter barrow Prince Oleg Prophetic - Ladoga has been buried. Here we will visit the walls of the ancient Old Ladoga Fortress, enjoy the beauty of Gorchakovsky waterfall, visit Nikolsky Monastery, visit the place where Oleg Prophetic is buried, visit the monument of the Ladoga military flotilla - the neutral ship and admire the local landscapes!

Saint Petersburg

1 day itinerary by Eugenia Laputina - History and Culture, Staycation -

Road Trip Categories: History and Culture, Staycation

Day 1: To the first capital of Russia.


Today we will go to the Old and New Ladoga, where a rich program awaits us. In the first half of the day we will visit the Old Ladoga Fortress, picturesque Gorchakovschinsky waterfall, Nikolsky monastery and have lunch in a Russian restaurant with a real stove. And in the afternoon we will go to the mounds of Prophetic Oleg, visit the place where he is buried, then visit the monument of the Ladoga military flotilla and have dinner in a cafe of Russian cuisine.
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