Private tour of Sviyazhsk island

Private & Custom Tours in Russia

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A private guide will take you to the amazing trip around the ancient Russian town, founded by Csar Ivan the Terrible in 1551. You will find out why emperor Paul the First fell in love with this place and how Sviyazhsk got its name.The landscape makes you forget about the fuss and problems, and the water space surrounding the island from all the sides will remind you of Eternity and Harmony.
Sviyazhsk is located in the water area of three rivers, which are the Volga, the Sviyaga and the Schuka, and is based as a powerful fortress. The city has preserved numerous monuments of ancient Russian architecture, Orthodox culture and history.You will have a panoramic walking tour on the island. For several centuries the city was an Orthodox shrine for all Russians. You will examine the complex of the Assumption Monastery, have a chance to capture the most ancient Trinity Church in our country.A professional guide will help you to get acquainted with the stunning monuments of the island architecture, authentic frescoes of the 16th century, you will get into the enchanting atmosphere of a county town with an amazing history, legends, characters and beautiful landscapes.Every street, every house will tell you their own story here, and the temples of Sviyazhsk will narrate about the greatest man-made creations, about talented architects-Pskovians, who brought to us the unique beauty of white-stone monasteries.

What’s included

  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (recommended)
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