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Tour to Russian Fairy-tale Town from Nizhny Novgorod

by UVisitRussia Duration 9h Picks up from select hotels Picks up from select hotels Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per traveler Price is $76
Pricing based on group of 6 travelers

Gorodets — is an ancient town that has been existing since the times of Yuriy Dolgorukiy. Having visited this town once you would like to return there sometime. Gorodets is a place with an atmosphere of a real Russian village, that amazes with its calm and regular life, rich history and architectural monuments. And you won't be left indifferent after visiting Gorodets. You will visit the Local History Museum, the Museum of Samovar, the Museum of Children's Toys, the Museum of Honey Cake and the Museum “Master's Town” that is very popular among the guests of the town. You will be able to have a walk along the quiet streets of the town and enjoy a beautiful view of the river Volga. A guide will tell you about the history of the town that was a fortress in the 12th century and a merchant's town of the 19th century. You will have a unique opportunity to visit a master-class of handicraft in the Museum “Master's Town”.

ITINERARY:

09:00 Departure from Nizhny Novgorod to Gorodets (53 km)

11:00 Arrival in Gorodets. Sightseeing tour of the historical part of Gorodets

You will walk along the main streets of this fairy-tale town, see the monument to Alexander Nevsky on the embankment, look at the Volga river with high banks. Walk down the stairs to the luxurious City of masters

Visit the Feodor Monastery. The monastery has one of the most revered icons of the Mother of God in Russia. You will walk through the beautifully landscaped grounds of the monastery, learning about the unusual and rich history of this place from the guide's story

You will also visit a Museum of samovars, which is located in the estate of Grishaev. The collection of samovars has about 400 samovars and is the largest in Russia

14:00 Lunch at the cafe of Gorodets

15:00 A visit to the Museum of wooden architecture “City of Masters”

The City of masters is a complex of wooden buildings dedicated to the history of wooden architecture of Nizhny Novgorod region in the XVI-XIX centuries

You will visit the exhibition and workshops dedicated to the folk arts and crafts Gorodetsky district

At the end of the tour of the “City of Masters”, you will try Russian traditional “Ivan-chai” tea with Gorodetsky Honey-Cakes, sweets, candies and enjoy a Folksong-play program in which you will be able to participate

16:00 Departure to Nizhny Novgorod

18:00 Arrive in Nizhny Novgorod

Gorodets — is an ancient town that has been existing since the times of Yuriy Dolgorukiy. Having visited this town once you would like to return there sometime. Gorodets is a place with an atmosphere of a real Russian village, that amazes with its calm and regular life, rich history and architectural monuments. And you won't be left indifferent after visiting Gorodets. You will visit the Local History Museum, the Museum of Samovar, the Museum of Children's Toys, the Museum of Honey Cake and the Museum “Master's Town” that is very popular among the guests of the town. You will be able to have a walk along the quiet streets of the town and enjoy a beautiful view of the river Volga. A guide will tell you about the history of the town that was a fortress in the 12th century and a merchant's town of the 19th century. You will have a unique opportunity to visit a master-class of handicraft in the Museum “Master's Town”.

ITINERARY:

09:00 Departure from Nizhny Novgorod to Gorodets (53 km)

11:00 Arrival in Gorodets. Sightseeing tour of the historical part of Gorodets

You will walk along the main streets of this fairy-tale town, see the monument to Alexander Nevsky on the embankment, look at the Volga river with high banks. Walk down the stairs to the luxurious City of masters

Visit the Feodor Monastery. The monastery has one of the most revered icons of the Mother of God in Russia. You will walk through the beautifully landscaped grounds of the monastery, learning about the unusual and rich history of this place from the guide's story

You will also visit a Museum of samovars, which is located in the estate of Grishaev. The collection of samovars has about 400 samovars and is the largest in Russia

14:00 Lunch at the cafe of Gorodets

15:00 A visit to the Museum of wooden architecture “City of Masters”

The City of masters is a complex of wooden buildings dedicated to the history of wooden architecture of Nizhny Novgorod region in the XVI-XIX centuries

You will visit the exhibition and workshops dedicated to the folk arts and crafts Gorodetsky district

At the end of the tour of the “City of Masters”, you will try Russian traditional “Ivan-chai” tea with Gorodetsky Honey-Cakes, sweets, candies and enjoy a Folksong-play program in which you will be able to participate

16:00 Departure to Nizhny Novgorod

18:00 Arrive in Nizhny Novgorod

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9:00 AM, Tour to Russian Fairy-tale Town from Nizhny Novgorod in English

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Tour to Russian Fairy-tale Town from Nizhny Novgorod

Activity Location

Gorodets

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Pickup

    Nizhny Novgorod


Highlights

  • Tour the historical part of Gorodets town

  • See the monument to Alexander Nevsky on the embankment

  • Explore a Museum of Samovars in the estate of Grishaev

  • Visit the museum of wooden architecture “City of Masters”

  • Family-Friendly experience


Inclusions

  • Professional English-speaking guide assistance.

  • Hotel pick up from Nizhny Novgorod by private a/c transport

  • Tickets to the mentioned museums

  • Transportation to museums and for excursions

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges


Exclusions

  • Personal expenses

  • Gratuities to guide/driver (optional)

  • Lunch


Know Before You Book

  • Duration of the excursion is approximate and may vary according to local conditions

  • Please arrange your hotel pickup directly with the tour operator