Yekaterinburg is informally called the capital of the Urals: it is a large, modern, actively developing city, a scientific, cultural, industrial and business center of the entire region. Many architectural monuments of the XIX-XX centuries have been preserved in Yekaterinburg, beautiful views of the temples and old houses are opened from the city embankment.
The excursion tour originates in the eastern part of the city and continues to the west, passing along the great Siberian (Moscow) road to the obelisk "The border of Europe and Asia", installed on the geographical connection of two parts of the world.
The guests will visit one of the three Temples-on-the-Blood built in Russia, as well as a unique Orthodox complex: the "Ganina Yama" monastery, built in the style of ancient Russian architecture. The guests will get acquainted with the history of the family of the last Russian emperor Nikolay (Romanov).
Tourists will travel by car with an instructor and guide to the nature park "Bazhov's Places", one of the most picturesque places in the vicinity of Yekaterinburg, covered with legends and tales of the gray Urals.
The tour allows to see for one day how the Russians lived in the Urals for all 500 years from the appearance of the first factories and Old Believer settlements to our days in the village of Nizhnyaya Sinyachikha, and the world's only collection of Ural folk wood painting is kept in the Museum of Wooden Architecture under the open sky.