Voronezh-Lipetsk. Journey through the southern regions
Lipetsk and Voronezh regions are located in the south of central Russia and therefore are considered southern. The weather there, relatively to the whole country, is quite warm - winter without barbed frosts, summer is hot.
Southern regions: where there is heat
Going on a trip on warm edges, notIt is worth worrying about sudden temperature changes, freezing in snow or sunstroke. The climate of Voronezh and Lipetsk is most suitable for life, for it is not without reason that the first Slavs settled in these and nearby regions.
How to get there?
Distance from Voronezh to Lipetsk in kilometersis a little more than a hundred. For Russian distances, this means practically nothing. To overcome this small path can be any convenient ways: buses "Voronezh-Lipetsk" from bus stations, electric trains, a car, a taxi. And tourists, loving extreme and physical activities, this way can be overcome even on a bicycle. Voronezh and Lipetsk are located on the plain. Hence, there will not be any difficulties with the conquest of mountains and hills.
On the road from Voronezh to Lipetsk, nature is amazingits breadth and richness of colors. In these areas there are no dense forests, the vast expanse of fields and the endless sky opens up to the human eye as soon as the urban picture ends.
"Mil went to Voronezh ..."
During the Great Patriotic War the city of Voronezh was almost wiped off the face of the earth, many objects did not survive, but despite this, now the curious tourist finds interesting and informative for himself.
In Voronezh there were small merchant houses,Old lanes that remind us of the century before last. A special atmosphere is filled with the Staro-Moskovskaya street, along which it is absolutely necessary to walk to the one who arrived in Voronezh for the first time. Of course, the monument to White Bim, the hero of the story "White Bim-Black Ear", who traditionally needs to stroke his black ear to attract good luck to his life will touch the city's guests. Do not leave indifferent and unconventional trends of modern art - "Therapeutic chair", which should sit down people suffering from "zhalobstvom" to recharge the good, and a monument to a kitten from the street Lizyukova, which immortalized a funny character from the Soviet cartoon.
Fans of church architecture will liketypes of the Annunciation Cathedral, the Alekseevo-Akatova Monastery, the Assumption Church and other examples of the spiritual heritage of Voronezh. You can relax in the center of the city by looking in Petrovsky Square, where the only one of its kind is a sundial - and they really work! The shadow from the sun shows the time for them to within minutes. Also here is the largest fountain of Voronezh. At night, it is highlighted, due to which a bizarre pattern is formed, and this game of colors can be watched endlessly.
Tales of Lipetsk
The main property of this city are medicalmineral water. About this there is even an entertaining legend in which the Lipchans tell how Peter I visited the Lipetsk plants, and after the visit, according to an old Russian tradition, noted his arrival with the factory workers. And so badly he became in the morning, but he drank the water that the workers brought him, and it became much better for him. After this incident, the emperor ordered the mining of mineral waters in Lipetsk.
The city named after Peter I
The symbol of Lipetsk is a monument to Peter I,which stands on the same square. The monument is rather monumental, Peter is portrayed somewhat boldly, he confidently steps forward, and this sight attracts the eye. Also in the city there are many fountains, which are highlighted in the evening, creating a truly fabulous atmosphere. The Komsomol pond is similar to all classical ponds in other cities where people feed ducks and rest in the bosom of nature, but here the geometric shapes of the pond are striking, which, it would seem, do not combine with the general view of Lipetsk, but still carry a beautiful urban culture.
Lipetsk is also called the city of terrorists, after allIt was here at the end of the 19th century that a congress of the People's Liberation Organization was held, the members of which later killed Emperor Alexander II. The monument to the Narodnaya Volya is located in the depths of the Lower Park.
The Lipetsk region can also be interestingtourists who love outdoor recreation. Archamarch "Argamach", where you can sit in a comfortable yurt, steam in a bath, go along the health path and visit the open-air museum, is a unique place in the Lipetsk region. The path of health includes a trip to the spring, the transition of several small wading rivers, a tourist atmosphere and a good company.
Another unique place is considered to beAscension Cathedral in the town of Yelets, which is built according to the plan of the famous architect Konstantin Ton and is the third largest cathedral in Russia. Fans of church architecture like to travel to the city of Zadonsk, which is considered to be the spiritual center of the region.