- Distance: 590 km
- Duration: 14:00 hour
- Excursion subject: For schoolchildren
- Kind: Bus-Walking tours
- Language of training: Russian
Marc Chagall is a famous native of Belarus, a talented graphic artist and painter who conquered the world with his style and became a vivid representative of the artistic avant-garde of the 20th century. Where is the source of his inspiration? Obviously in Vitebsk! Here passed the childhood and the artist's youth, here he received the first painting lessons and wrote the most famous works. Domes of temples, ancient streets, miniature houses, shops with signs, ribbons of wooden fences and cabmen on the streets - Vitebsk forever remained on the canvases of the world-famous artist.
The excursion program- Vitebsk - Marс Сhagall`s city
Gathering the group
Moving in Vitebsk (295 km)
Palace of governor (visual inspection)The palace of the Governor decorates Zapadnaya Dvina Embankment from the second half of the 19th century. The beautiful Palace Square became the favourite place of citizens from the moment of the emergence – it was not similar to others. Force and tranquility of the palace were in harmony with small benches along Dvina, the streaming water of the fountain and wind music reaching from the palace. And it reached often, receptions and balls were not a rarity – it becomes obvious if to remember some guests and inhabitants of the palace: шляхтич Kudinovich, brother of the empress Maria Fyodorovna duke Wurtemberg, Napoléon I, Nicholas I's brother prince Konstantin Pavlovich, writer and first Russian historical romantist Ivan Lazhechnikov. And at the beginning of the 20th century the most famous American Isadora Duncan danced here. We suggest to see the palace and to you.
Church of the Annunciation in Vitebsk (visual inspection)Annunciation Church – one of the oldest in Vitebsk, so, for certain, kept something unusual and unique that you and should learn. There was it in the 12th century as the embodiment of Old Russian architecture. Also the architecture of the temple which more than once is already reconstructed owing to time and events, and an original laying of "the drowned row" - used only in 2 temples of the world – in Vitebsk and in Constantinople is interesting.
Vitebsk City Hall (visual inspection)The Vitebsk town hall – a fine monument of architecture and an example of a combination of two refined styles: baroque and classicism. A town hall – a symbol of the city which keeps the memory of times of independence and self-government granted with the Magdebourg right. She organically fitted into ensemble of the historic center of Vitebsk which draws attention with a set unusual the embodiments of an architect thought.
Cathedral of the Assumption in Vitebsk (visual inspection)In the middle of the 18th century on the high Uspensky mountain that contains a minimum of 1000 of existence, monks to the baziliyena built the stone temple, on the place of former wooden. Time is ruthless – it was repeatedly destroyed and changed. Restoration of initial shape is complete recently - in 2011. And now Assumption Cathedral as if floats again over the city and the river – its domes are visible from all corners of Vitebsk, and also the ring of the biggest bell in Belarus is far heard. Only the beautiful twisting ladder connects it to the earth.
Victory Square in Vitebsk (visual inspection)In view of events of the II World war – there is a lot of memorial complexes devoted to it in Belarus. Vitebsk did not become an exception – here the biggest square in Belarus – Victory Square reminds of events of those years. Efforts of remarkable architects created unusual and very solemn complex which includes the composition "Three bayonets" with bas-reliefs reminding "Kurgan of Slava", the Eternal flame, 2 pools with fountains, thematic sculptures and the system of illumination which creates the special atmosphere at the Victory Square in the evening.
Church of St. Barbara in Vitebsk (visual inspection)Amazing church of Saint Varvara (Barbara) – one more diamond of architecture of Vitebsk which appeared here at the end of the 18th century. Use of a red brick and combination of refined styles: baroque and neoromance – create the unique image of the temple. Reserved and monumental, strict and a little mystical it attracts all eyes of passersby and definitely costs your attention.
Summer Amphitheatre (visual inspection)Summer Amphitheater – the main concert venue of the international festival of arts "A Slavic market in Vitebsk" since 1992. The open concert hall instantly won popularity among performers. From the first "A Slavic market" it became the main concert venue of a festival. For quarter of the century, namely it was executed to an amphitheater so much, its stage was visited practically by all famous performers of the CIS countries. The grandiose construction with the modern light and sound system developed by infrastructure is glad to both entertainment stars, and the audience, and fans of travel.
House-Museum of Marc ChagallVitebsk - the Homeland of the world famous artist Marc Chagall. Throughout all life of the master Vitebsk was a perennial spring of inspiration. Domes of temples and ancient small streets, tiny houses and shops with signs, tapes of wooden fences and carriers on streets forever remained on picturesque cloths, together with its well-known angels and lovers soaring in the sky … Marc Chagall's museum will open for you pages of life and works of the artist.
Art Center of Marc Chagall in VitebskGeography of places associated with the name of the artist Marc Chagall, is very wide - France, Switzerland, Germany and Britain, the United States and Israel. Painting the ceiling, «Grand Opera» in Paris, stained glass windows in churches in Mainz, Zurich and Tyudli, in the synagogue in Jerusalem, mosaic panels for the National Library in Chicago, thousands of paintings and graphic works that are now in different countries on different continents. During his lifetime, the length of almost a century, Chagall became a real «citizen of the world». His work is close and understandable to people of different nationalities and faiths. However, it was in the life of a great artist town, memories of which he carried through his life, - Vitebsk. That have remained in the city, You also will examine those works in Marc Chagall's Art center.
Moving in Minsk (295 km)
➥The end of the tour
The cost of the tour Vitebsk - Marс Сhagall`s city for individual and corporate groups
- 24/7 support
- Meeting at the hotel
|The cost||for person in group||for the group|
|2-7||from 3'155 ₽||22'085 ₽|
|8-19||from 1'662 ₽||31'581 ₽|
|20-52||from 878 ₽||45'629 ₽|
|53-68||from 730 ₽||49'633 ₽|
Included in the price
- certified guide services
- transport services
- entrance tickets
- Chagall museum 75 ₽ / 45 ₽
- other services