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Excursion in Pavlodar.

Thematic excursions on cities of Northern Kazakhstan.

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving” 

Terry Pratchett. “A Hat Full of Sky”.

Duration of the excursion: 6 hours.
Season: year round.
Advanced reservation: for 48 hours.

Detailed program of an excursion trip in Pavlodar:

Tours to Pavlodar.  

Excursion across Pavlodar: visiting of history-study of local lore museum of Pavlodar, visiting of museum of the literature and art, visiting of the Blagoveshchensk Cathedral constructed in 1999, the cathedral is constructed on the sample of the Moscow Kremlin, visiting of the house of merchant of Sorokin constructed in 1890, visiting of the National house opened in 1902, visiting of the house-museum songs creativity Maira Shamsutdinova, museum Maira is located in the house of Tatar merchant Abdul Fatakh Ramazanov, visiting of the Vladimir school, A.Derova constructed with support of merchant constructed in 1888, visiting of the Trading house of merchant of A.Derova, visiting of the House of merchant of S.J.Ohapkina, visiting of the memorial house-museum of D.P.Bagaeva, visiting of the House of merchant Zaisev, visiting of the main mosque of city of Mashhura Zhusup.
Visiting of a paleontologic monument "Goose flight" which is in a town part of Pavlodar, on coast of the river Irtysh. On breakage of the river bones of mineral animals which in millions years were brought here by Irtysh stick out of the ground. Here there are remains ancient three-fingered horses Gipparions, and big horning a deer which scope of horns made three meters.    
Sightseeing tour on the town.

The note about excursions around of Pavlodar:

1. At desire it is possible to go to the town of Ekibastuz (140 km). In Ekibastuz it is possible to look the highest pipe in world Ekibastuz a state district Power Station-2 and the biggest coal cut "Bogatyr" where coal is extracted. These two sights are officially included in "The Guinness Book of Records". The longest in the world a pipe and the biggest cut "Bogatyr".
2. It is possible to organize a trip on parking of the person of the Stone Age «Shiderty-3». For today, it is unique in the country a monument of an epoch Mesolithic – Neolithic age. Here on the dug out archeologic layers it is possible to know about development of human community and about change of a climate.
3. From the town of Ekibastuz it is possible to organize a trip on site of ancient settlement Auliekol which is in area Ekibastuz of the Pavlodar area, in 50 kilometers to northwest from the town of Ekibastuz, in a place of a confluence of the river Olenty in lake Auliekol. The site of ancient settlement is located at top of the small hill named by local residents - Karaoba.

Short information on the town of Pavlodar.

The year 1720 saw the construction of Fort Koryakovsk as part of the defence line along the Irtysh river. It seems that clever officials intended to get city rights granted to the rather insignificant outpost despite the fact that the number of its inhabitants failed to justify it, by giving it the name Pavlodar - gift to Раul which was Czar Peter's son's first name. The sсhеmе succeeded, but only temporarily for in 1838 the town's status fell back to that of Cossack settlement and was given its original name of Koryakovskiy back.
It lasted until 1861, when the name Pavlodar was restored along with its city rights and the tax privileges connected with it. This time, the move was justified by the number of city dwellers. Today, Pavlodar has more than 300, 000 inhabitants.
Machine building industry, coal mining, oil- and aluminums processing facilities have largely contributed to the city's growth. In all Pavlodar and its satellite city Ekibastuz have come to bе the very heart of the areas of the sаmе name where the Soviet Union managed to create the appropriates infrastructures in regions rich in resources and potential.
А towering newly constructed mosque does not hide the fact that Pavlodar is first of аll а Russian city, with its broad, long and perfectly straight avenues flanked with apartment blocks built in Soviet times, the appropriate cultural  institutions and much green.
Тhе small wooden cottages dating from pre-revolutionary times аrе threatened bу the construction of new strongly fenced villas and shopping centres belonging to the post-Soviet wealthy classes. Тhе Irtysh flows along the city's western edge, which has granted Pavlodar with а lavishly green river bank promenade.

Note:
 The authot program is Alexander Petrov. Copying and introduction -  from the sanction of the author  petrovsra@mail.ru

Alexander Petrov
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