Old Demidovsky plant. Old Believers' village of Byngi. Verkhotursky Kremlin. "Tagil madonna.". Wooden quay in Lower Tours.

Journey deep into the history of the mining industry of the Urals

You will travel deep into the history of the mining industry of the Urals and the spiritual capital of the region. You will see the smallest Russian Kremlin, an ancient "cast-iron" temple and mysterious "Tagil madonna".

Journey deep into the history of the mining industry of the Urals

2 days itinerary by Александра Нуркаева - Unobvious locations, History and Culture - 1 Hotel

Road Trip Categories: Unobvious locations, History and Culture

Day 1: Old Demidovsky plant and the spiritual capital of the Urals


Visit the only monument of industrial heritage in Russia with workshops of the XVIII century, the Old Believers' village with a "cast-iron" temple and houses with wooden carvings and the oldest city in the Sverdlovsk region, which received the title of "spiritual capital of the Urals".
Visiting: Nizhnyaya Tura, Nizhniy Tagil, Kushva, Byn'gi, Uktusskiy, Yekaterinburg

Day 2: Center of Ural Orthodoxy and mysterious picture of Rafael Santi


You will see a magnificent Baroque cathedral on the territory of the white-stone Verkhotursky Kremlin and a painting by the great Italian artist Rafael found in the attic in Nizhny Tagil. Photo author: Pavel Raspopov
Visiting: Nizhnyaya Tura, Ayat', Verkhotur'ye, Nizhniy Tagil, Yekaterinburg