Half-Day Artists and Merchants Excursion
Go on an exciting walking tour of the ancient district of Moscow-Zamoskvorechye where you will discover the wonders of the Tretyakov Art Gallery on a guided tour of this national treasury of Russian art.
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- Join a walking tour of Zamoskvorechye - a unique part of Moscow, which preserved the ancient charm of the old city
- Go through B. Polyanka and B. Ordynka and see the Church of Gregory of Neo-Sessary, ancient mansions and the Church of St. Nicholas in Pyzhy
- Visit Saints Martha and Mary Convent of Mercy that was founded by the Grand Princess Elizabeth Feodorovna
- Become acquainted with the unique collection of Russian art in the State Tretyakov Gallery
DescriptionDuring the tour, you will see ancient temples and monasteries, decorated mansions and wooden houses. You will be told a history about the preserved, undestroyed merchant's Moscow: Bolshaya Polyanka Street, the Church of Gregory of Neo-Sessary, Bolshaya Ordynka Street, mansions, the Church of St. Nicholas in Pyzhy and the Saints Martha and Mary Convent of Mercy (a place associated with the royal family). Entering the high fence of the famous Saints Martha and Mary Convent of Mercy, you will fall completely into another world - a world of peace and tranquility. Hear the history of the monastery, stories about the most famous sisters of mercy or you may just sit in the silence of the monastery garden, enjoying the sounds of nature. Then, walk along Tolmachevsky and Lavrushinsky Lanes. The final point of your tour will be a visit to the State Tretyakov Gallery. The art gallery is acknowledged as one of the most treasured cultural heritage establishments in the Russian Federation. Here, you will be able to see more than 1300 works of Russian art from the 11th till the early 20th century, beginning from pre-Mongolian icons and mosaics and ending with landscape, portrait and historical painting and masterpieces.
IncludesEntrance tickets English-speaking guide Travel by public transport Food and drinks Souvenirs
- From the meeting point to Zamoskvorechye, you will go by Metro and have the opportunity to see some stations of the most beautiful Metro in the world
- You will have to walk a lot, so wear comfortable shoes and do not forget your umbrella (in Moscow it often rains)
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