Kaluga Private City Tour and State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics
A private tour with an acknowledged guide to the old Russian city of Kaluga will give the most emphatic recollections. Kaluga is a city of eclecticism, with ancient Russian construction, grand temples, boyar chambers. Besides, Kaluga is the cradle of cosmonautics. The duration of the tour is 6 hours.
per adult from
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Pick-up in centrally located hotel or another central point of Kaluga
- Tour with a private, professional guide (please select your preferred language)
What's excluded :
- Hotel drop-off by public transport (optional)
- Hotel drop-off by car (optional)
- The guide will meet you at the 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 get to know a memorable story about the history of the city, the first mention of Kaluga was in 1371.
Kaluga is recognized for architectural masterpieces of 16-17 centuries. The city has an unimaginable atmosphere due to a large number of working temples - the Assumption Church, St. Peter and St. Paul's Church, Church of Michael the Archangel, Church of the Intercession of the Holy Mother. Altogether, there are more than 20 churches in Kaluga. During the tour, you will visit the temples located in the historical center.
The guide will tell you an astonishing story of the city of Kaluga, for example, the story that great Russian writers - Pushkin, Gogol, Tolstoy, Turgenev had visited Kaluga. Next, together with the guide, you will proceed to the State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics - the first in the world and the biggest space-related museum in Russia, organized with the personal participation of S.P. Korolev and Y.A. Gagarin. The unique compositions of the museum show the history of aeronautics, aviation and space technology. The museum expositions display 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 complete systematic collection of museum objects in astronautics in Russia.
Eventually, you will see a program with an unusual imitation of presence in space in the planetarium of the museum of cosmonautics.
Departure Point :The guide will meet you at your centrally located hotel lobby or at any other centrally located point. Your guide will be holding a sign saying your name. Please show your voucher printed or on your mobile to your guide. The supplier will contact you to confirm the details of the tour and pick-up location within 24 hours.
Return Detail :State Museum of the History of Cosmonautics. The drop-off service is optional.
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- 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.
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.