Top things to do in Tula

Top Choice Museum in Tula

Arms Museum

Tula has been a weapons manufacturing centre for centuries, a legacy celebrated at this fantastically kitted-out new building that houses an impressive collection of metal weaponry and armoury dating back to medieva…
Top Choice Microbrewery in Tula

Restaurant-Brewery Augustine

Brewing all of its ales on-site, this gastropub is a must for craft-beer lovers. With some 15 types on offer, there's plenty to get through, from a range of IPAs and pale ales to Russian imperial stout and a heap of…
Top Choice Historic Building in Tula

Tula Kremlin

This restored stone fortress, first constructed out of wood in the early 16th century, is home to the stunning 18th-century Assumption Cathedral. The kremlin’s grounds are entered through the green-domed Odoyevskikh…
Top Choice Museum in Tula

Tula Regional Arts Museum

This exceptional gallery charts a course from gilded icons and late-15th-century European paintings through to fascinating pieces of socialist realism from the 20th century, including animated porcelain figurines of…
Top Choice Russian in Tula

Pyotr Petrovich

Sitting pretty in an exquisitely restored mansion near the entrance to Central Park, this merry brasserie should not be missed by anyone with taste buds. With its own on-site brewery, dozens of sinful dishes, includ…
Historic Site in Tula

Tula Necropolis

Set over 50 hectares, photography buffs will love this huge, gorgeously creepy graveyard, with hundreds of telegenic tombstones slowly being devoured by forest. There's a small museum attached, but the most fun come…
Park in Tula

Central Park

A large, pleasant park perfect for strolling and watching locals cycling and rollerblading around. If you enter the park from pr Lenina, you'll see the huge Tolstoy statue. There are a few cafes dotted around the pa…
Georgian in Tula

Kremlin Tavern

The perfect lunch or dinner break after exploring the kremlin, this tavern is a comfy spot to feast on traditional Georgian cuisine – especially the bulging khinkali (dumplings) and khachapuri (cheese bread). To avo…
Food in Tula

Pryanik Museum & Shop

Tula is renowned Russia-wide for its pryaniki (inscribed ginger cakes) and locals pack out this tiny bakery store-cum-cafe, stocking up on blocks of gingerbread in all shapes and sizes, filled with flavours from blu…
Russian in Tula

Lisya Nora

This woodsy little den comes across all hunters' lodge, with onion-bunch decor and stuffed talking points hanging on the walls. It's a popular hang out, and its menu is all about meat, sizzling plates of which are c…