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Folk crafts and arts

Road Trip Route. Visit the exhibition of Kuznetsovsky porcelain, Learn the history of Gzhel ceramics, Take a walk through the Gzhel quarries.

This fascinating journey is a great opportunity to get acquainted with two famous symbols of Russia - Dulevsky porcelain and Gzhel ceramics in just one day! You will visit the exhibition of historical Kuznetsovsky porcelain, as well as visit the ancient association "Gzhel", where you will learn how the art of blue and white painting was born and participate in various master classes. And also shopping with great souvenirs is waiting for you!

Arts and Creativity. From: Moscow

Anna Akimenko. Traveller.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Kuznetsovsky porcelain and Gzhel ceramics

Our day will begin with a visit to the "Russian miracle" - Likino-Dulevo, where we will see the exposition of Kuznetsovsky porcelain, and then go to the homeland of the world-famous - Gzhel ceramics, visit the factory, and take part in master classes!

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Краеведческий музей

So we got to the first stop of our journey - the Museum of Regional Studies Likino-Dulevo. One of the main attractions is the exposition of Kuznetsovsky (Dulevsky) porcelain. At excursion you will get acquainted with history of origin of porcelain products, and also can see alive their refinement and beauty! *" Importantly, the museum is closed on Mondays and Saturdays, and the last day of the month is sanitary.

Дулевский фарфоровый завод

After a fascinating excursion I suggest to visit firm shop of the Dulevsky porcelain factory. Here they sell classic products of modern masters from sugarplums to gilded sets, which is the most purchased souvenir!

Фаворит

Now it's time for lunch! It's a good place to relax and have a delicious meal. It has a good selection of dishes, and the prices will please you.

ЗАО ОБЪЕДИНЕНИЕ ГЖЕЛЬ

And our journey will continue to Gzhel - the birthplace of the clay miracle known all over the world - Gzhel ceramics. We will visit a fascinating excursion to the Gzhelian Museum, where the traditions of ancient art craft are sacred. You will be guided through the company's production halls, where you will learn the mystery of porcelain production, learn the specifics of traditional blue and white painting, and during a master class under the guidance of experts you will try to draw a Gzhelian pattern yourself. After the excursion you can buy white-lazur souvenirs without trade mark-ups! Important: tours are only available by appointment by phone, or by request at [the museum's official website](http://gzhel.ru/about/tour/).

Гжельские Карьеры

After the excursion to the ceramics factory I suggest to make a stop on Gzhelskie Karyary - it is a perfect place for rest and walks. Here you can find amazing petrified corals and lime shells.

The Парк

On our way home, we'll stop at the Mediterranean restaurant "The Park". It is located near the city park, and in good weather you can sit on the terrace. The atmosphere of the restaurant is friendly and the menu offers Mediterranean cuisine - Venetian risotto, homemade lasagna, Neapolitan pizza and cowberry pie - it is really delicious here!

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