Russian Matryoshka Dolls & Painting Master Class
- City : St. Petersburg
- Season : All seasons
- Duration : 2 h
Tsar Voyages invites you to discover one of the flagships of the Russian culture – matryoshka dolls. You will visit a museum dedicated to these wooden stacking dolls.
Passing through the rooms, your guide will explain the origin of the world-famous Russian doll: how the term derived from the words matʹ (mother) and Matryona, who are the founders of the dolls, what material is used, which elements are characteristic of its ornament and so on.
Once you end the visit to the museum, you will head to the workshop. There, you will start a matryoshka painting activity, following the advice of your guide or giving free rein to your creativity. You'll be able to bring back home your slef-made matriochka, as a great memory of your Russian trip. You'll end this tour with a degustation of a traditional Russian tea.