Go to a gold washing workshop and find a gold mining dredge.. Study the beauty of ancient Nevyansk.. Mould the famous Tavolga whistle out of the clay.. .

Gold, ceramics, Old Believers' icons: what is the Sverdlovsk Region famous for?

The Sverdlovsk Oblast is a land of amazing beauty, folk art and the main industrial centre of the country. During this two-day tour you will touch the rich history of the region, learn more about local handicrafts traditions, as well as take a stroll through the most picturesque protected areas. ** Book hotels along the route with cachebacks up to 10%.

Gold, ceramics, Old Believers' icons: what is the Sverdlovsk Region famous for?

2 days itinerary by #бесценныемаршруты - History and Culture - 1 Hotel

Road Trip Categories: History and Culture

Day 1: Museums and Nature of the Sverdlovsk Region


In the morning of the first day we'll visit the Berezovsky museum-mine. Then we will sneak into one of the largest museums of technology, and in the afternoon we will try to find a real gold mining drag. To learn about the nature of the Middle Urals lowlands we'll try in a charming museum in Kirovgrad.
Visiting: Yekaterinburg, Verkhnyaya Pyshma, Kirovgrad, Fed'kovka, Beryozovsky

Day 2: Original architecture and traditional Urals crafts


In the morning we enjoy the services of the hotel, and then go to the town of Nevyansk, one of the oldest cities in the Urals. Having admired the inclined tower, we drive to the ancient Old Believers' village Byngi with a very unusual church. Then we will attend a master class on making traditional Tavolga ceramics. On the way back we will stop at the "Nevyansk Icon House" with the most valuable collections of Old Believers' icons.
Visiting: Yekaterinburg, Nev'yansk, Nizhniye Tavolgi, Verkhniye Tavolgi, Byn'gi