To evaluate the Georgian heritage in the village of Lyskovo. Learn the secrets of mining at the factory in Bornukovo and in the underground museum in Peselani.. Visit the abandoned estates in Vetoshkino and Lazarevo.. Admire the beauty of the monastery on an island in the middle of Lake Vorseme.. .

Something new: underground museum, Georgian church and abandoned estates of Nizhny Novgorod region.

The Nizhny Novgorod region is rich in sightseeing. This route includes some of the sights you have probably not seen yet. If you want to take a break from the city bustle while staying in touch with the real world and see something new, then this option is definitely for you.

Something new: underground museum, Georgian church and abandoned estates of Nizhny Novgorod region.

2 days itinerary by Marina Voronchikhina - Unobvious locations - 1 Hotel

Road Trip Categories: Unobvious locations

Day 1: Saviour Transfiguration Cathedral in Lyskovo and Vetoshkino Estate


We will start this day by visiting the Savior Transfiguration Cathedral with the tomb of Georgian princes. Then we will go to reveal the secrets of stone-cutters at the factory in the village of Bornukovo, and after that we will visit the majestic abandoned Pashkov estate in Vetoshkino.
Visiting: Peshelan', Vetoshkino, Bornukovo, Lyskovo, Dubskoye, Podvalikha, Nizhny Novgorod, Perevoz

Day 2: Museum of Mining in Peselani and the ruins of the Sheremetev-Rukavishnikovs estate


In the morning we will go to the only museum in Russia, opened in the underground mine of the existing gypsum plant. Then we'll gather water from the holy spring in Gremyachevo and visit the ancient Holy Trinity Ostrovo-Ezersky Monastery on the island in the middle of the lake. Finally we will study the majestic ruins of the Sheremetevo-Rukavishnikovs manor in the village of Lazarevo.
Visiting: Peshelan', Bogorodsk, Nizhny Novgorod, Bebyayevo, Gremyachevo, Pavlovo, Vorsma, Lazarevo, Sosnovskoye