Russian Traditions Tour
During this tour you will enjoy the best Russian traditions: visit Izmailovo Kremlin, discover your hidden talents in Matryoushka painting master-class, participate in a degustation in Vodka Museum and visit a masterpiece of architecture - Saduny Banya.
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- Visit Izmailovo Kremlin - the most 'Russian' place in the city
- Get a unique experience of Matryoushka painting
- Participate in a degustation in the museum of famous Russian Vodka
- Relax at Saduny Banya (Russian bathhouse)
DescriptionYou will start your journey in Izmailovo Kremlin – an incredible place with amazing architecture and welcoming atmosphere of real Russian compound. Among the authentic buildings, you will see the museums, studios, markets and a lot of possibilities for entertainment. Here, you will get the unique experience - Matryoushka painting master-class. Matryoushka (Russian wooden doll) represents national consciousness, Russian traditions, a certain form of beauty of women and in a way the harmony of the world. It is thus not surprising that it became a worldwide famous symbol of Russia. Your friends will be happy to get such a great self-made souvenir from Russia. After the Matryoushka master-class, you will find yourself in the Museum of Russian Vodka, which will give you a full insight into Russian drinking traditions from old times to modern ones. In three rooms show many different items associated with vodka and objects you can drink it from. Probably the most interesting for foreigner’s part is an exhibition of bottles that are common for vodka storing in villages even now. During your excursion, you’ll hear lots of stories about this Russian drink and myths surrounding it. The tour will be ended with degustation program - you will have a chance to try different tastes of vodka. Izmailovo market is a perfect place for those who are looking for souvenirs and authentic Russian objects like stamps, chapkas, traditional clothes, army surplus etc. The entrance of this flea market is free and the prices of matryoshkas and others souvenirs are lower than in downtown. Finish your Russian day in Saduny banya. It is traditional Russian bathhouse, where you can not just relax and take a bath, but enjoy the view of amazing interior as it is a real masterpiece of architecture.
IncludesTransfer from/to the hotel Guide Entrance fees Vodka degustation Self-made matryoushka Meals and beverages (apart from those part of the tour) Photo and video shooting tickets
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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