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  1. Russia
  2. Northwestern Federal District
  3. Kaluga

Kaluga Private Tour and Museum of the History of Cosmonautic

Product ID: 185205
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An individual tour with a professional guide to the ancient Russian city of Kaluga will leave only the most positive memories. Kaluga is a city of eclecticism, with ancient Russian architecture, majestic temples, boyar chambers, and the cosmonaut symbol.
About this activity
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Russian

Pickup included

Pickup possible from your central hotels or any other indicated address. If you are staying outside the city, an alternative meeting point can be arranged.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a tour of the center of Kaluga
  • Visit the observation deck
  • Visit the main space museum in Russia
  • Learn the history of one of the ancient cities of Russia
Full description
Your guide will meet you at your hotel, from where, depending on the position of the hotel, you will go by foot, by public transport or by taxi (optional) to the central part of Kaluga. You will listen to an unforgettable story about the history of the city, the first mention of Kaluga was in 1371. The city has an incredible atmosphere due to a large number of operating temples - the Assumption Church, St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, Church of Michael the Archangel, and the Church of the Intercession of the Holy Mother. Altogether, there are more than 20 temples in Kaluga.

The guide will tell you amazing stories about the city of Kaluga, for example, the story that famous Russian writers - Pushkin, Gogol, Tolstoy, Turgenev visited Kaluga.

Later, together with the guide, you will go to the State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics - the first in the world and the largest space-related museum in Russia, created with the direct participation of S.P. Korolev and Y.A. Gagarin. The unique expositions of the museum reveal the history of aeronautics, aviation and space technology. The museum expositions reflect the history of Russian cosmonautics from the first artificial satellite of the Earth to the modern long-term orbital stations. The museum has the most comprehensive systematic collection of museum objects in astronautics in Russia. Afterwards, you will see a program with a stunning imitation of space in the cozy planetarium of the museum of cosmonautics.
Includes
  • Pickup at central accommodation or location in Kaluga
  • Private professional tour guide
  • Public transport ticket, if required
  • Entrance fee to the State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics
  • Entrance fee to the planetarium
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
What’s Not Included
  • Drop-off at your accommodation by car or public transport
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
Children have to be accompanied by adults.
The supplier will contact you to confirm the booking and to provide additional details prior to your private tour.
Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
Organized by

Mosparohodstvo

Product ID: 185205