Museum of Crystal. Maltsovyh Crystal Museum. Meshchera National Park. Church of the Primordial Trinity in Tume. Trinity Cathedral in Guse Iron. Anna Ganzen Museum. Khan Mosque and Minaret in Kasimov. Holy Annunciation Monastery. Holy Transfiguration Monastery. .

About the Bogatyrs and the Khans: where the Byliny ends and the story begins.

If you think you know everything about Russia, then this route is for you. I promise that you will rediscover Russia! You will learn that the khans lived not only in the Golden Horde, and Ilya Muromets - not a legendary character, and a real man; visit the Orthodox Church, which is outwardly indistinguishable from the English abbey, you will see a marble iconostasis of Italian masters and a real castle, stand on the spot where Ivan the Terrible stood before the campaign to Kazan and many other interesting things.

About the Bogatyrs and the Khans: where the Byliny ends and the story begins.

2 days itinerary by Maria Gorobets - History and Culture - 1 Hotel

Road Trip Categories: History and Culture

Day 1: About the wealth of the Russian land and its people.


This day will be exciting and a bit unexpected (in a good sense ;)), so get ready for surprises and discoveries. In Gus Crystal you will see the crystal for which Russia was famous and learn that gold glass is not always made of gold. In the Meshchera National Park you will learn more about how people lived in Russia and get to know the black and brown fox. In Guse Iron - you'll see an Orthodox church more like an English abbey. And in Kasimov - you will find out who was the first to translate Andersen's fairy tales into Russian.
Visiting: Kasimov, Gus'-Khrustal'nyy, Krasnyy Trud, Vladimir, Tuma, Gus'-Zheleznyy

Day 2: About the bogatyrs and the khans: where the past ends and the story begins.


On this day you will meet the heroes of Russian bylinas and fairy tales. In Kasimov you will learn that the khans lived not only in the Golden Horde and climb the minaret of the XV century. You'll also visit the homeland of Russian heroes - the city of Murom. You'll learn that Ilya Muromets is not a legendary character, but a real man (the bravest can touch the cancer with its relics); you'll see the place where Ivan the Terrible prayed before his campaign to Kazan and the church with "wet legs".
Visiting: Kasimov, Murom, Yuzhnyy, Vladimir, Kommunar, Stantsiya Stroydetal'