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Volgograd Sightseeing Tour with Transportation

1. Volgograd Sightseeing Tour with Transportation

Visit the main memorial sites and attractions of the Hero City of Volgograd on the historical crossroads between Asia and Europe. Travel by comfortable car to the most interesting places connected with its heroic history. Learn the turbulent story of the central railway station during World War II and visit the Square of Fallen Fighters. See the names of all the heroes of the Soviet Union on the poignant Alley of the Heroes memorial site. Travel along the banks of the Volga River. Then, learn the true story of the Battle of Stalingrad at the Heroes of the Battle of Stalingrad memorial on Mamayev Kurgan overlooking the entire city. See the tall Mother Russia Calls statue commemorating one of the largest and bloodiest battles in the history of warfare.

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Tour to Rossoshka Memorial in Volgograd

2. Tour to Rossoshka Memorial in Volgograd

Today there are buried at this memorial site more than 20,000 Soviet/Russian, 2,000 Romanian and 60,000 German soldiers and officers who fell during the fight for Stalingrad, 1942-1943. On 23rd August 1998, the Soviet military memorial cemetery was opened and on the 15th of May 1999 in front of the Soviet one was opened a fraternal cemetery of German soldiers. During this tour to the village of Rossoshka, you will learn about the fierce fighting that took place here during August 1942 and January 1943. You will also learn the story of these memorials and the annual search works of excavation volunteer teams. The tour includes visit to the 3 memorial cemeteries and museum. On the way to the memorials you will hear stories from your guide and admire the view of the local countryside and Stalingrad steppe. You will see German trenches, bunkers, craters from explosions and you will also have the chance to find some souvenirs.  

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Krasnodar Private Tour

3. Krasnodar Private Tour

Meet your professional guide at the lobby of the hotel, and travel either on foot, by public transport or in a taxi to the center of Krasnodar, where your personal walking tour will begin. The first point of the tour will be the millennial giant oaks and the majestic monument to Catherine the Second. Near the stone at the place where Ekaterinodarskaya fortress was located, hear a story about the first Cossack immigrants and their life at the southern outpost of Russia. Next, start your walk through the central street of the city, Krasnaya Street. See ancient and modern buildings, many of which are architectural monuments. See the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, go around the house of the Cossack ataman, find out where the house of the Cossack Kuban choir is located. Pass by the beautiful building of the Art Museum. F.A. Kovalenko, and the monument to the Cossacks. Enjoy the beautiful Catherine’s Cathedral, and study the old merchant houses. Pass under the Triumphal arch and visit the monument to Saint Catherine. During the tour, you will get acquainted with the history of the foundation of the city and discover modern Krasnodar. At the end of Krasnaya Street, your excursion will end, after which you can continue to explore the city on your own.

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Krasnodar: The Southern Capital of Russia

4. Krasnodar: The Southern Capital of Russia

Today, the city of Krasnodar today is a modern and exciting metropolis. However, it was not always like that. Learn about the development of the city and its exciting history during a tour of the central part of the city. Krasnodar is especially interesting for its wild mixture of architectural styles, customs and traditions of various peoples, picturesque parks, squares, and the truly southern mentality of its inhabitants. Later on, you'll be able to get acquainted with the main attractions in the city. Among them are the monument to Catherine the Great, the square of the famous Russian poet, Alexander Pushkin, the Alexander Arch, and the stadium of the FC Krasnodar. Visit the Felitsin Regional Archaeological Museum and learn about the heroic heritage of Black Sea Cossacks and glory days of great battles. Then, walk along the main street of Krasnodar, Krasnaya Street and feel what it's like to be a real citizen of Krasnodar.

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What people are saying about Southern Federal District

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based on 6 reviews

Highly recommend!

The guides English was just a little under practiced but he more than made up for it with his superb historical knowledge from the 15th century to his understanding and input on modern economic and political developments. All delivered in a delicious package of Volgogradian patriotism.

good guide with good english toke me everywhere I wanted to go and fill of knowledge

Interesting tour, very good and knowledgeable guide. I can only recommend it.