We'll meet at the Kazansky train station in the morning and take an express to Kolomna (about two hours). Once in Kolomna, we'll explore everything there's to see: 1. 16th century Kremlin 2. Bobrenev monastery across the river 3. The center of town, including numerous churches and two optional museum visits (not included in the price): - to Artkommunalka, a museum devoted to the life in a Soviet-era communal apartment and - Museum of pastila (similar to marshmallow) with tasting 4. A quick trip to the other side of town to see Staro Golutvin monastery at the confluence of Oka and Moskva rivers And then I will put you on the express back to the city.
I'm a journalist, a Lonely Planet Local for Moscow, as well as a regular contributor to the Arts section of The Moscow Times, the only English language newspaper in Russia (some of my articles can be found here: https://themoscowtimes.com/authors/1027). I am a Russian architecture and history enthusiast and would love to share my knowledge with Moscow's visitors. I wrote about Kolomna in my article for Lonely Planet: https://www.lonelyplanet.com/russia/moscow/around-moscow/travel-tips-and-articles/four-great-day-trips-from-moscow/40625c8c-8a11-5710-a052-1479d2756409
Train tickers there and back, buses/trams inside Kolomna
A church with six rows of kokoshniki - an architectural detail that looks like a traditional Russian headdress One of the most ancient churches in Moscow region - Zachatiya Ioanna Predtechi
Day trip to Kolomna, a medieval town