The tour includes visit to the historical sights related to the battle of Stalingrad around Krasny Oktyabr Steelworks, Barrikady Gun factory and Tractor Plant.During this wonderful tour you will learn about the bloody fightings for the industrial part of Stalingrad in October 1942: German offensive of Krasny Oktyabr steelworks, the battle for Barrikady Gun factory and capitulation of German forces near Tractor Plant in the end of the battle. You will also learn about the heroic defence of the East bridgehead by the Soviet troops which were attacked by the best skilled and equipped German troops sent to this area. After that we will visit the northern outskirts of the city where on February 2, 1943 the last northern group of German fascist forces capitulated under the command of general Karl Strecker.• Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance
The panorama museum "The Battle of Stalingrad" is a well-known museum for the whole world, which contains evidence of one of the most bloody events of the war between the USSR and fascist Germany - the Battle of Stalingrad. The panorama museum consists of 8 halls with unique expositions, the most beautiful Triumph Hall, 4 dioramas, a library, a panoramic and pre-panoramic hall, a cinema hall, a storage facility, the ruins of a mill and military equipment.• Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance
A private tour with a professional guide through the historical center of Vladikavkaz is the best choice if you want to get acquainted with one of the most beautiful cities in the North Caucasus, located on the northern slopes of the Caucasus, at the foot of rocky massifs and snowy mountains, on the banks of the turbulent Terek. Thanks to a professional guide, you will discover the central sights of the city, learn its rich history and enjoy the nature of the Caucasus.
During this special private "Hero-City Stalingrad - Volgograd Today" sightseeing city tour you will visit the main historical sights and learn the history of the city from its foundation to the modern days including the most dramatic days in its fate during the Battle of Stalingrad.The highlights of the tour:Mamaev Kurgan memorial complex to the HEroes of the Battle of Stalingrad - the main height of Russia known as Hill 102.0Central embankment named after 62nd ArmyThe Alley of Heroes streetSquare of Fallen FightersZero kilometer and Post Number OneStreet of Peace – a symbol of rebirth of the city after the warPavlov's House - one of the famous fortresses of StalingradRuined Mill House Pantheon of Soldiers' Glory and Eternal FlameThe grave of Vasily Chuikov commander of 62nd Army in Stalingrad and the most famous sniper of WW2 Vasily ZaitsevAll Saints Church Welcome to the city of Volgograd!
Today in the original cellar of Stalingrad Department Store you can find the new museum «Memory» which was opened in 2003. During the Soviet Union times the basements of Store were conserved and any visits for tourists were not available. The museum inlcudes copies of originals documents, hundreds of exhibits and pictures but the most interesting and precious here are the walls - witnesses of what was happening here in 1942-43.• Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance
Tour to Rossoshka war memorials and cemeteries of Soviet, German and Romanian soldiers and officers died during the Battle of Stalingrad.Today here buried more than 20.000 Soviet/Russian, 2.000 Romanian and 65.000 German soldiers and officers fallen in the fightings for Stalingrad, 1942-1943. During the tour to the village Rossoshka you will learn about the fierce fightings here during August 1942 and January 1943. You will also learn the story of these memorials and annual search works of excavation volunteer teams. The tour includes visit to the 3 memorial cemeteries and museum of excavations and search works on the fields of Volgograd (former Stalingrad). On the way to memorials you will enjoy the stories and the view of local country side and Stalingrad steppe.
Starocherkasskaya’s history is an alive history of cossackship. The main square used to be the Cossack Circle venue, the supreme authority of the Cossack autonomy. This is where Starocherkasskaya’s main point of interest, XVIII century Host Resurrection Cathedral with its hip-roofed bell tower and 5-row wooden iconostasis stands. It is the Don’s first orthodox cathedral. Its interior is also remarkable, including the famous rebel Stepan Razin’s chain imbedded in a cathedral wall.
Taganrog is the second largest locality of Rostov Region. It is situated on the shore of the Sea of Azov in 70 km from Rostov-on-Don. Taganrog is the native place of the great writer Anton Chekhov. In this seaside town he spent his childhood and youth, which shaped him as a human being. In the town there are more than 20 monuments and remarkable places, connected with the writer’s name. The excursion route goes through the town center, which is now a historical and architectural reserve area, with the whole blocks of old merchant mansions remain standing. The most notable ones include the Chekhov Drama Theater with its hall which is the exact copy of the one of Milano’s La Scala and the Alferaki Palace, built upon the project of A. Stackenschneider, the author of the Mariinsky theatre in Saint Petersburg.
Excursion to the memorial complexes "Soldier's Field" and "Rossoshka" - the main supply centres of the German 6th Army in Stalingrad. Perhaps today these are the most effective and untouched places after the Battle of Stalingrad, where you can literally touch the history of this great event.• Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance
During this tour we will visit the factory area of northern part of Stalingrad. This is made up of three factories: the Red October Steelworks factory, Barrikady Gun factory and the famous Dzerzhinsky Tractor Plant. The final German attack in this area was followed by the Russian counter-attack in November 1942. During this tour you will learn about the bloody fightings for the industrial part of Stalingrad in October 1942: German offensive of Krasny Oktyabr steelworks, the battle for Barrikady Gun factory and capitulation of German forces near Tractor Plant in the end of the battle. You will also learn about the heroic defence of the East bridgehead by the Soviet troops which were attacked by the best skilled and equipped German troops sent to this area. After that we will visit the northern outskirts of the city where on February 2, 1943 the last northern group of German fascist forces capitulated under the command of general Karl Strecker.
This sightseeing tour of “Hero City” is a perfect choice for those who want to take in a lot of history in a short time with the comfort of traveling by car. You'll learn in depth about the city and the Battle of Stalingrad, a turning point of WWII.
An exciting walk along the lines of defence of 64th Army in Stalingrad. The tour by the lines of defence of 64th Army includes visit to the Beketovka town where situated HQ’s of 64th Army and where General Field Marshall Friedrich Paulus was interrogated on 31st of January 1943 by commander Mikhail Shumilov which troops captured him earlier that day in the cellar of Stalingrad Univermag department store. We will also drive by the lines of defence of 64th Soviet army, visit to the Beketovka train station which was first time bombed in November 1941 by Luftwaffe air raid, will visit to the site of POWs camp No. 108 for German soldiers surrendered after capitulation and a site of German POWs cemetery in Beketovka. The tour also includes number of highlights memorials, war graves, memorial plaques and etc.• Guaranteed skip-the-line entrance
A private tour with a professional guide in the center of Pyatigorsk is a great choice if you want to get acquainted with the most important city of the Caucasian Mineral Waters. Accompanied by a professional guide, you will admire the city center, which was designed by Italian architects, visit the places where the great Russian poet Pushkin and Lermontov lived and stay, climb the cable car to the main natural attraction of Pyatigorsk - Mount Mashuk.
Azov is situated in the south-western part of Rostov Region, on the left shore of the river Don in 36 km from Rostov-on-Don. It is a green, compact and comfy town with the industrial area moved out of residential districts. In the old part of the town the XVIII century fortress ramparts, gate and moat remain standing. From these you will see the marvelous Don panorama and the territory of the old fortress with the monuments to the glorious Cossack siege of 1642.