The most interesting sights of the Sverdlovsk region
Honestly that never was there, and the desire to specially go there from Moscow somehow it never really never arose, there are no relatives there, and things seem to be. Polazing on numerous guidebooks in Yekaterinburg and Wikipedia, made a small list for himself, as it seemed to me the most interesting sights of the Sverdlovsk region.
Nevyanskaya Tower – our analogue of the "Pisan Tower", located in the central part of the town of Nevyansk, which is 86 km north of Yekaterinburg. Was built by the our entrepreneur Akinfius Demidov at the beginning of the 17th century. Its height is 57.5 meters, the deviation from the vertical is almost 1.85 m. Kurats are located on 7-8 floors, and on the roof, the spire with a vane, in which the noble coat of arms of the Demidov Dynasty, who made an invaluable contribution to the development of the Urals.
Upper St. Nicholas Monastery – Beautiful monastery with the cathedral and two churches in the town of Verkhoturier, located 299 km north of Yekaterinburg. Was founded in 1604, a century later, in 1716, was destroyed by fire, then restored. During the years of Soviet power, there was a colony for juvenile. Now the monastery is restored and is a popular tourist attraction.
Museum-Reserve in Lower Sinyachy – The wonderful open-air museum, founded in 1947, in which you can get acquainted with the residents and economic buildings of the Urals, the objects of life and the tools of the farm of the peasants, as well as with the unique assembly of the Uralsky population of the wood houses, and handwritten and old-line books.
The complex of the Museum-Reserve includes more than two dozen different structures, including peasant estates of 17,18,19 centuries, towers, mill, chapel and a fire station with a sentigious calarant.
Ganina Yama – It is believed that it was here that on the night of July 18, 1918 brought the remains shot by the Bolsheviks of the members of the Imperial Family of Nikolai second, and approximate. They were shot in the now immaculated home of Ipatiev, which was before in Yekaterinburg. First, the Bolsheviks threw off the bodies of the bodies killed in the Mine at Ganina, but the next day there find, they returned to transport their deeper mines, but the truck transported corpses stuck a few kilometers in a focus, in the tract of piglets Log, they had a hurry get buried. Now in Ganina Jama built a male monastery, in which 7 temples operate – it was precisely as members of the royal family killed the Bolsheviks.