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VERKHOTOURIE, the spiritual pivot of the Urals
This tour acquaints Yekaterinburg's
inhabitants and guests of the Urals with the history
of the oldest town of the region - the town of Verkhotourie
(its origin dates back 400 years), which is located
300 km north from Yekaterinburg.
You will get to know the history of the
town: its formation and development as a spiritual pivot
of the Urals.
You will see architectural monuments
on the territory of Kremlin including the Cathedral
of the Holy Trinity (1703). You will visit the following
functioning monasteries: Nikolayevsky monastery, where
the relics of the Saint Simeon of Verkhotourie are exposed,
and Pokrovsky convent (1744-53). You will see the third
largest cathedral in Russia - the Cathedral of the Exaltation
of the Cross. And you will also be struck by the mesmerizing
collection of the Orthodox museum of Nikolayevsky monastery.
The tour lasts 11 hours
The price includes:
transportation by a comfortable minicoach
services of the efficient guide
lunch at the cafe in Verkhotourie town
entrance fees to a local museum