Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Tourists Are Welcomed to Visit the House of Baba Yaga
22.09.2011 16:34
Tourists Are Welcomed to Visit the House of Baba Yaga

Tver region has amazed tourists with the new museum dedicated to famous character from Russian folk tales. The residence of Baba Yaga has appeared not far from Kalyazin. The fairy-tale witch meets guests and shows them her property – traditional hut on chicken legs, school of crafts, vegetable garden and banya (russian steam bath). The territory is surrounded by a fence, behind which guests can drink tea with honey and pies.

      During her 300-year life Baba Yaga has been learning different local crafts: she can weave, cook pies, play on spoons, dance folk dances. The most grateful visitors are children – they believe that Baba Yaga is a real person, living in this house. Museum can be attented only in organized groups. A bus tour from Moscow to Kalyazin with an excursion to the residence costs 1000 rubles per person. 

      It is notable that Tver region is famous for its unusual museums. Here are several of them:

      Goat Museum (in Tver)
. The museum is opened in the building of Tver State University and has a wide exposition of things connected with the goat – photographs, statues and scarecrows. This animal is respected in Tver since goatskin manufacture has started in XIII century. 

      Bee Museum (in Sandovo). It is located in a hall of the Central regional library. A bee is the main element of Sandovo emblem and a symbol of hard work. There is a bee garden with hive and tasting room, where visitors can enjoy different kinds of honey.

      Raspberry Museum (in Bezhetsk). A raspberry bush is a historical symbol of this little Russian town. The collection includes pictures, recipes, poems and tasty jam for visitors. The exposition continues outside – bright berries are growing under the windows.  

      Source: www.travel.ru. Image courtesy: www.ufamama.ru

       


Author: Natalia Semicheva

Tags: Russian tourism Russian museums Tver Region   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

The Average Price for a Room in Moscow Hotels Reached a Record
28.01.2019
Urban and Water Tourism will Continue to Develop in Yaroslavl Oblast
09.07.2018
Visiting the Russian Arctic is Getting Easier
17.04.2019
Several Reserves in Russia will Become Natural Parks
23.08.2018
Regional Tourist Centre Appeared in Krasnoyarsk
24.03.2019







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Russian Literature  Bashneft  Moscow  Ivan Kalita  Icon painters  electronic employment record books  DDoS-attacks  Valley Of Lotuses  State Duma  Russian Photographers  Fyodor Dostoyevsky  Russian holidays  Must See Places  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Russian business  Russian shops  Medieval Music  Sverdlovsk region  Russian tourism  Music Boxes  The Romanovs  Sergey Udaltsov  Mosow State University  Altai Mountains  Murmansk Region  Kinoshock  Orthodox Church  childhood in Russia  Exhibitions in Moscow  Milonov  Yaroslavl   St. Petersburg  physics  Timashevsk  Artyom Mikoyan  Russian sports  fairy tale tourism  Business in Russia  Vladimir Golubkov  Elections 2012  Regional Cuisines  Russian Cinema  Moscow Zoo  criminality  odd news  Primorsky Territory  MATIW  Russian history  Kolomenskoye  Festivals in Moscow 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites