The house of Gogol will conduct a tour of Moscow

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich Pokrovka street in Moscow. Archival photoThe house of Gogol will conduct a tour of Moscow© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Astapkovich

All lovers of the history of the capital on September 19 to take part in sightseeing tours organized by the House of Gogol, the official portal of the mayor and government of Moscow.

The walking route will pass along the street Zabelina, bag of Khitrovka, the Yauza Gates, past the temple of the Trinity in Silversmiths.

Participants will learn about the production and sale of salt in medieval Russia, the ancient Salt fish yard, the reforms of Peter I, the Moscow Imperial orphan’s house, the relationships of the Board of Trustees and the poem «Dead souls» by Nikolai Gogol, and also visiting the famous Khitrovskaya square, Moscow art theatre, Koserow settlement and a monument to Dmitry Donskoy.

Gathering at the Church of All Saints in Kulishki. The tour will be historian Yuriy Wachtel.