By Russian provinces – Day 1: Kaluga is one of the oldest cities in Russia.

Welcome to Kaluga! 650 years ago, a city of three settlements was founded on its present territory. Today we are planning to get acquainted with the main sights of the city and see its stunning architecture.
By Russian provinces
Travel distance by car: 370 km.Travel distance on foot: 0 km.Visiting: Kaluga, Zelenograd, Emmaus, Romodanovskiye Dvoriki, Naro-Fominsk, Tver', Kvan'

Trip duration: 2 days

Yana Levchuk

Tver

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Штыки (41-й км)

Monuments / Landmarks


We have a short way to go, so we will make a small stop and walk near the stele dedicated to the Great Patriotic War.

Площадь Свободы

Plazas


How long have you been updating social networks? There is an original heart-shaped monument in the square. All the locals have already had their pictures taken. It's your turn!

Villagio Hotel

Rocket and Space Complex "Vostok"

Let's start a small sightseeing tour of Kaluga with a walk near the monument dedicated to the space industry! It is located near the museum named after V.I. Lomonosov. It is located near the Tsiolkovsky Museum and represents a three-stage complex "Vostok", once used for satellite launches.

Kaluga Arbat

This section of Teatralnaya Street has been recently restored, so you can see features of the architectural and historical past of the city. There are also permanent exhibitions of artists along the buildings.

Восточный Базар

Eastern European Restaurants


You should take a break and enjoy Eastern European cuisine in a restaurant in the city center.

Театральная площадь

Plazas


Kaluga, like any other city in Russia, has a central square, which is essentially its heart. This is where Theatre Square plays the role. Here we will take a little walk, admire the architecture and the picturesque square near the theatre.

Lounge rows

Let's go to one Lounge Row, which is also considered one of the symbols of the city. Nowadays a wide variety of goods and souvenirs are sold here.

Солянка

Cafés


It's been a long and busy day! It's time for dinner, relaxation, local soup and other snacks.

Villagio Hotel

The day's over, and we've got to go on vacation. Tomorrow there will be a lot of interesting things, but there is a long way to go, so we need to gain strength.