Course to the Urals - a region of strong spirit on the border of two parts of the world – Day 3: Open-air Museum of Wooden Architecture and the history of the last months of the life of the Grand Ducal prisoners.

Alapaevsky is an area with a rich but tragic history. Today you will learn the history of the Alapaevsky prisoners. Visit the amazing open-air museum, where rare examples of wooden architecture are collected. In the afternoon, visit P.I. Tchaikovsky and take beautiful pictures at the Church Stone in the village of Aramashevo.
Course to the Urals - a region of strong spirit on the border of two parts of the world
Travel distance by car: 285 km.Travel distance on foot: 0 km.Visiting: Irbit, Yekaterinburg, Alapayevsk, Aramashevo, Nizhnyaya Sinyachikha, Verkhnyaya Sinyachikha

Trip duration: 3 days


Museum-Reserve of Wooden Architecture in Lower Sinachikha

Return to Ekaterinburg on the road that led you to Irbit. On the way turn to the village of Nizhnyaya Sinyachikha, there is an interesting open-air museum. Its founder is Ivan Danilovich Samoilov, whose efforts managed to find rare wooden buildings, which are now painted on the territory of the museum-reserve. Here you can see a mill, a smithy, a fire station, manors of different centuries, the tower of the ostrog, a chapel, the house of the Plant Management. Special attention should be paid to the Spaso-Preobrazhensky church, on the basis of which there is a museum, where the outstanding collection of Ural folk house paintings is presented. There are various excursions on the territory of the museum [here](http://www.нс-музей.рф/services-prices/446/). You can plan your visit online [on site](http://www.нс-музей.рф/zakaz/). Choose a format that is convenient for you.

Verkhnesinyachihinsky Local History Museum

After a walk on the territory of the museum in the open air, we offer to go to the local history museum. There are 12 expositions, reflecting the life of the factory settlement from different sides. But the highlight of the museum is definitely worth seeing here - the exposition of the photo theater "Romanov Princes - Alapaevsk Prisoners", which brings to the tragic year 1918.

Muzey "Napol'naya Shkola V Gorode Alapayevske"

Walks through museums don't end. The next city with a difficult fate and rich history is Alapaevsk. Go to a museum you won't find anywhere else. Here, in 1918, Grand Ducal prisoners spent the last two months of their lives. The museum exposition will tell about the life, service and exploits of Grand Duchess Elizabeth, Grand Duke Sergei Mikhailovich and Duchess Elena Petrovna of Serbia, Princes of the Blood Imperial John Konstantinovich, Konstantin Konstantinovich, Igor Konstantinovich, Prince Vladimir Pavlovich Paley and their faithful associates Feodor Remez and Keleinitsa Barbara (Yakovleva). There are several excursion programs on the territory of the museum, you can choose one of them and make an appointment [on site]( or by phone 8 (343) 278-92-13. We advise you to take a sightseeing excursion. Please note that the museum is open from Wednesday to Sunday.


So, it's time to take a break. Break for lunch! Try the tastiest pizza in Alapaevsk.

P.I. Tchaikovsky House Museum

In the afternoon, visit the Tchaikovsky Music Museum. When Petr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was a child, the boy's family lived in Alapaevsk for some time. This period had a great influence on the composer, and his echoes can be heard in some of his works. The museum exposition reveals two main themes: the life of the Tchaikovsky family in Alapaevsk and the collection of musical instruments of the world. Here you can see musical instruments used by the young composer. The museum is open from Wednesday to Sunday, you can sign up for a tour [on site](

Rock Chapel Stone

The last sight and in Ekaterinburg! If you haven't already taken a photo to commemorate this small but informative journey, now is the time. Turn to the village of Aramashevo, where the Church Stone is located, a favorite attraction of all tourists, because from here you can not only get an impressive view, but also get beautiful pictures. The church on the rock was named after the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God, its construction dates back to the early XIX century.

Park Inn by Radisson

To complete your trip, you can dine at the Magellan Restaurant on the ground floor of the Park Inn by Radisson. On the menu you will find a variety of seasonal dishes and dishes from Russian or European cuisine. **If you are a guest of Yekaterinburg, you can stay the night in the same hotel. Book a room on a special page on the site [Radisson Hotels](**, pay with premium card Mastercard and get 15% discount and possibility of early check-in and late check-out. [Full promotion rules](**