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    Two-day excursion around Kursk and Belgorod

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    Place: Kursk, Russia, улица Ленина, 24
    Duration: 2 days

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    • Two-day excursion around Kursk and Belgorod
    • Two-day excursion around Kursk and Belgorod
    • Two-day excursion around Kursk and Belgorod

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    Program:

    1 day: Kursk is a city of military glory

    Meeting of tourists at the railway station. Breakfast. Check in at the hotel (if possible)

    Sightseeing tour of Kursk. During the excursion you will get acquainted with the richest history of Kursk - one of the oldest Russian cities; learn how the city developed over 10 centuries - from a small border fortress of the Old Russian state to a large regional center of modern Russia; see the ancient streets, squares, monuments of architecture. - Sightseeing tour of Kursk. During the excursion you will get acquainted with the richest history of Kursk - one of the oldest Russian cities; learn how the city developed over 10 centuries - from a small border fortress of the Old Russian state to a large regional center of modern Russia; you will see ancient streets, squares, monuments of architecture. A sightseeing tour of the city of Kursk includes the inspection and visits to the following sites: the Kurskaya Duga memorial complex, the memorial to the memory of the fallen during the Great Patriotic War, architecture and monuments of the main street of the city - ul. Lenin (the building of the former merchant and peasant land bank, the drama theater and the monument to Alexander Pushkin, the building of the former Lutheran church, the House of Books, the building of the Internal Affairs Directorate - the first post-war building in the city, Central Department Store, Voskresensko-Ilyinsky temple, monuments EI Zelenko , GV Sviridov, Kursk antonovka, sister cities), the Red Square ensemble - the buildings of the city administration and the Central Hotel, the House of Soviets, the Main Post Office, the stele to the Heroes-Kurians, the Pervomaisky Park, the monument to A. Nevsky, Znamensky Cathedral Cathedral - monument Trouble Russian soldiers in the War of 1812 (visit the cathedral); building ул. Dzerzhinsky (Proletarian Square with monuments to international warriors, former city theater and land management college, governor's house, trade union house, theological temple, barracks of the 123 Kozlovsky Infantry Regiment, the All-Vyatka Church and the Kherson Cemetery, a monument to the tank fighters of the Battle of Kursk); the house of the merchant Khloponin (the chambers of the boyars of Romodanovsky), the Nizhne-Troitsky temple; ul. Sonina, the Officers' House (former Noble Assembly), the former men's gymnasium, a monument in honor of the 700th anniversary of the acquisition of the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God the Sign; the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, the house of the treasurer, the State University (the former Mariinsky Gymnasium), the Park of Heroes of the Civil War; Sergiev-Kazan Cathedral - the pearl of the Baroque church architecture of the 18th century. (visit).

    Dinner.

    Transfer to the m. Freedom.

    Excursion to the museum "Command post of the Central Front". Here, in the former monastic gardens, in the summer of 1943, during the Battle of Kursk, there was the stake of the commander of the Central Front, K.K. Rokossovsky. The exposition of the museum tells about the history of the Central Front, its activities during the Battle of Kursk, and about the life of its commander - Marshal Rokossovsky. On the territory of the museum there is an exhibition of military equipment from the times of the war, as well as a dugout reconstructed from the memoirs of Rokossovsky, from where, in 1943, he commanded the front.

    Excursion to the working man's monastery - the Kursk Root Christmas-Virgin deserts. This one, one of the oldest Russian monasteries (16th century), arose on the site where more than 700 years ago one of the main shrines of the Orthodox world was found - the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God "The Sign". Visiting temples and holy springs.

    Return to Kursk.

    Day 2: On the southern facet of the Kursk arc

    Breakfast. Release of rooms. Departure to the Belgorod region.

    Excursion to the battlefields of the Battle of Kursk:

    - a monument to Lieutenant A.K. Gorovtsu - the only pilot in the world who shot down 9 enemy aircraft in one air battle

    - a memorial to the Battle of Kursk in the village. Yakovlevo (monuments to tankmen of 1 tank army of ME Katukov, artillerymen, pilots, the church of St. George the Victorious, Armenian Khachkar, Moslem Kaaba)

    - State military historical museum-reserve "Prokhorovsky field". (Belfry, busts of Russian generals, an exhibition of military equipment, a bell of the unity of three nations, a temple for the first-time apostles Peter and Paul, a museum "The Third Battlefield of Russia", opened in 2010 (visit)).

    Dinner.

    Moving to Belgorod.

    Sightseeing tour of the capital of Belogorie: Cathedral Square, drama theater, a monument to MS. Shchepkin, Holy Trinity Boulevard, eternal fire, the area of ​​three museums, Victory Park, a monument to the Afghans, the Preobrazhensky Cathedral with the relics of St. Iosaph Belgorod and the icon of Nikola Ratny, which is about 500 years old; a panoramic platform with a magnificent view of the city, a monument to St. Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles, a university campus, the embankment of the Vezelka River. Museum-diorama "The Kursk Bulge. Belgorod direction "(visit).

    Return to Kursk. Transfer to the station.