NIZHNY TAGIL - CRADLE OF METALLURGY
Nizhny Tagil has been included into
the register of "historical towns of Russia".
It is one of the oldest mining centers of both home
and world metallurgy, the former land of the Demidovs
- the famous dynasty of plant and mine owners. The past
and the present of Nizhny Tagil are intermixed.
We invite you to a city tour including
a trip to the top of Lissiya (Fox) mountain where you
can get a perfect view of the city and surrounding landscape,
and a sightseeing ground of the Main quarry of the Vysokogorsky
lodestone mine which is being worked since 1721.
There are many things for you to see*:
An exhibition devoted to the family of Demidovs
and history of development of metallurgy in the Regional
Studies Museum - the oldest in the Urals
Industrial buildings and mechanisms of the 18th
- 20th centuries located on the territory of the former
Demidovs' enterprise - Nizhne-Tagilsky Works Museum
Household articles and best samples of folk art
of Tagil people exhibited in the Museum of Mining Population's
Mode of Life and Trades
Different models of tanks produced at the Urals
plants exhibited in the Museum of Armoured Machinery
(you will have an opportunity to get inside the T-90
tank - one of the latest models)
The best samples of the Urals lacquer painting
on metal from "Smena" company (famous Nizhne-Tagilsky
The tour lasts 10 hours.
The price includes:
transportation by comfortable minibus
guide and interpreter services /English, French,
German, Italian, Spanish/
*One day is not enough to visit all these places,
so you will have to choose 3 museums you would like
to go to.