Manor Beauties of the Leningrad Region – Day 1: Several excursions in museums of the Leningrad region

Today we will devote a visit to several interesting museums of the region. We will start with a visit to the historic mansion in Vsevolozhsk, and then go south to see the expositions of museums, telling about the events of the siege of Leningrad.
Manor Beauties of the Leningrad Region

Trip duration: 2 days

Alexandr Kosar

Музей-усадьба «Приютино»

History Museums

Our trip to cultural and historical attractions of the Leningrad region began with a visit to the literary and art museum estate "Priyutino". Its very extensive exposition includes various memorial and documentary materials. The estate has recreated the original ancient interior.

Музей «Дорога жизни»

History Museums

The next stop on our trip is a memorial museum called The Road of Life. Its extensive exposition tells about the events that took place in the height of the blockade of Leningrad, when the heroic efforts of Soviet soldiers organized transport communications, which began to supply the city with all necessary things.

Мир маяков (У маяка)


After a fascinating excursion we went to one of the nearest cafes called Mir Beacons (by the way, this cafe is not the first time we visit, and I always recommend it to friends). The atmosphere here is quite cozy and hospitable. We definitely liked the large selection of fish and seafood dishes, as well as salads and other light snacks.

Музей-диорама «Прорыв блокады Ленинграда»

History Museums

Another interesting cultural object, where we are told about the heroic deeds of our soldiers during the blockade of the city, is the Museum-diorama "Breakthrough of the Siege of Leningrad". In particular, here you can find out about the details of Operation Iskra, as well as see various archive footage and many examples of equipment. The interactive part of the museum's exposition deserves great attention as well.

Избушка на курьих ножках в Ульяновке

Other Great Outdoors

In Ulyanovsk you can see a real hut on chicken legs. More precisely, not just a hut, but the real office of Baba Yaga - so above the entrance and written! Next to the bench resting cat scientist, and in the corner hid Gorynych. All figures are made of wood by local craftsmen - so they advertise themselves and passing travelers are happy.

Gazpromneft filling station #58


Pizza Places, Cafés

The evening was approaching, when we were approaching Tosno, we decided to have dinner and sleep over. First we went to a small, cozy family cafe Baffo. It serves quite good pizza, various light snacks, as well as various fruit cocktails and other soft drinks.