- Distance: 700 km
- Duration: 15:00 hour
- Kind: Bus tours
- Language of training: Russian
"Gomel – Vetka" – a nonrandom combination, for fans of "special" travel. Why? After the excursion you with confidence will be able to answer this question. Gomel - the city with the person and character, with special taste and style, the Branch - one of the best museums of folk art with a unique collection.
The excursion program- Gomel-Vetka
Gathering the group
Moving in Gomel (310 km)
Railway station in Gomel (visual inspection)The Gomel Railway station welcomes city visitors with festive appearance and refined interiors. Only having crossed its threshold, you will forget about fatigue and cares – you will appear in magnificent rooms of the palace. The building of the Railway station of Gomel found the place in the State list of historical and cultural values of Republic of Belarus in 2003. It will be interesting to learn and about life of railroad workers of Gomel – it is the certain head in the history of the city, eventful and the curious facts.
Commune House (visual inspection)The house of a name of the Commune of Paris – the first high-rise building in Gomel and one of the first in Belarus in own way. It is built on Stanislav Shabunevsky's project – the chief architect of the city. Here the first passenger elevator in the city was released. In the house all conditions for workers of the railroad were created: on the first floor the dining room, reading room, kindergarten, on the others – apartments were located. Near the House commune also the first 9-storey construction appeared later.
Ilyinskaya Church in Gomel (visual inspection)According to a legend, Yemelyan Pugachev after return from Turkey came for the help to the Gomel Old Belief community and came to pray to the temple twice. Nowadays it is the Gomel church consecrated in honor of the Prophet Ilya – the oldest remained Old Belief temple in Belarus. The unique monument of the Belarusian wooden architecture was built at the end of the 18th century, and now – the historical and cultural value of republican value.
Hunter house (visual inspection)The bright embodiment of architectural classicism – a so-called hunting lodge in Gomel. Often it is called "house empire style" because of an unusual decor of facades. It was constructed by request of Rumyantsev in the second half of the 19th century and kept the initial shape up to now. And in it the unique watch collection and some rooms of a lodge remained that allows to like the atmosphere of the 19th century, to touch history and to make beautiful photos for memory.
The Residence of Rumyantsev and PaskevichIn the second half of the 18th century the empress Catherine II presented Gomel to the Russian commander Rumyantsev for merits before the fatherland. Then where Sozh is silvered, the history of the magnificent palace which admires inhabitants and city visitors still began. It was constructed on the project of the same architect that built Kazan Cathedral and Alexander Nevsky Lavra in St. Petersburg – I. Starova. In the 19th century the palace was redeemed by the famous Russian commander Paskevich who regarding it with awe, continued construction of a complex. And at an excursion you visit magnificent architectural and park complex which absorbed in itself(himself) the best fashion trends of 18-19 centuries and unique collections and also will see majestic Peter And Paul Cathedral, a chapel tomb and one of the best parks of Belarus.
Moving in Vetka (23 km)
Vetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian traditions name F.G. ShklyarovVetka Museum of Old Believers and Belarusian traditions name F.G. Shklyarov is a museum based on the personal collection of Fedor Grigorievich Shklyarov, a native of Vetka, a native of the Old Believer clan, an amateur artist and collector local antiquities, which became the first director of the museum. The exposition is represented by the objects of culture and creativity of several folk traditions, mainly the Vetka Old Believers.
The museum was awarded a special diploma «For preservation and revival of traditions», a special prize of the President of the Republic of Belarus in the nomination «Museum business».
Moving in Minsk (330 km)
➥The end of the tour
The cost of the tour Gomel-Vetka for individual and corporate groups
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|The cost||for person in group||for the group|
|2-7||from 3'737 ₽||26'160 ₽|
|8-19||from 1'898 ₽||36'072 ₽|
|20-52||from 990 ₽||51'473 ₽|
|53-68||from 826 ₽||56'202 ₽|
Included in the price
- certified guide services
- transport services
- other services
- entrance tickets
- Gomel Palace 215 ₽ / 153 ₽
- Vetka museum 92 ₽ / 61 ₽