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April 30, 2021, 08:24

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Folk costumes, “bear paw” and modern architecture: Russpass invites you to Mordovia

Mordovia preserves its Finno-Ugric traditions and even uses national motives in contemporary art and architecture. Members Russpass can get acquainted with the peculiarities of the republic and learn about the peoples living on its territory. Available for travel planning 16 offers excursions and descriptions of attractions.

You can start exploring the region on a sightseeing walk “Saransk is the capital of sunny Mordovia”… Together with a guide, participants will see the central streets of the city and appreciate their beauty. By the way, Saransk several times was included in the three most comfortable cities in Russia. For example, it houses the Star of Mordovia light and music fountain – one of the highest fountains in the Volga region. It is made in the form of a national Mordovian ornament, a symbol of the sun and warmth, – an eight-pointed star. The attraction is located on Millennium Square, created in honor of the unity of the Mordovian people with the peoples of Russia. The route around the city can also include a visit to the observation deck of the main building Mordovia State University named after N.P. Ogareva… A beautiful panorama of the capital opens from the height of the 17th floor.

Having seen modern Saransk, travelers will want to know what was in its place hundreds of years ago. In the museum and ethnographic complex “Mordovskoe courtyard” expositions are presented that recreate the life and culture of peoples. Here, visitors will visit a residential hut with a real stove, will be able to try on a national costume with embroidery and see traditional household utensils. In the restaurant at the complex, guests will be offered to try national cuisine, including “bear’s paw” – a meat dish. You can also see the works of local masters in the Mordovian Republican Museum of Fine Arts named after S.D. Erzya… Also, Russpass users are invited to visit theaters where plays by Mordovian playwrights are staged.

When planning a trip on Russpass, you can purchase plane or train tickets, as well as book a hotel. The trip plan, purchased tickets and hotel reservations will be saved in the user’s personal account, which will simplify the organization of the trip.

The digital travel service Russpass helps you plan your trip around Russia quickly and easily. On Russpass you can buy rail and air tickets, book a hotel, a restaurant and much more. The service allows you to compose an individual route for selected tourist locations in a few clicks or use a ready-made offer. All regions of Russia have signed cooperation agreements with Russpass. The number of offers for travelers, including tours and author’s itineraries, has already exceeded 1,500.

The service was developed at the initiative of the Moscow Government. The project is overseen by the city Tourism Committee together with Department of Information Technology.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and or sentence structure not be perfect.

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