We are offering intresting and degustation tour in russian molokan village 120 km. from Baku
"Usual village" this words are not about Ivanovka. Just think how the village with such a name can be established at the lands of Azerbaijan, among Caucasian mountains? Why the inhabitants of this village suffering so much? What was their sin against government and nature? What had helped then not only to survive but also became a wealth community with uniqu culture? Who are living now in Ivanovka and why tourists are so excited about this village? Myphs and legend around history of this 170 old village are enough for a some small country.
Tambov free minders in Ivanovka.
Everything start whn sevral families (those days families was 15-20 peoples in each) belie russian ortodox church faith and gathered into a sect, that name even had been understood till now. Molokan, jumpers but they called themselves as a spirits. But why the came into history as molokans?
Directly explanation "from the russian word "moloko that means "milk"because this was a common milk during the abstinence. But there are other legend, more cruel. Another version, more commonly believed along russians in Azerbaijan their faith clean as a milk. Nobody knows exactly where is a truth but definetely the strong of the faith helped this people to survive, grow and build such a great village as Ivanovka. Why the name is so? Village gets its named from village founder Ivan Pershin who managed first 11 families when the came to Azerbaijan
More information about this village, meet with locals, taste local home made wines and vodkas you can during our tour to Ivanovka
- 09:00 - departure from hotel
- 09:00 -12:00 -Baku -Ivanovka (tea break on a road)
- 12:00 - 14:00 -tour around Ivanovka
- 14:00 - 15:00 - lunch(lamb barbecue, fresh vegetables, soups. Special meal can be ordered prior to a tour)
- 15:00 -17:00 -visiting local houses, degustation of home made wines, vodka
- 17:00 - 20:00 - Ivanovka -Baku (tea brake on a road)
Price of the tour includes
- wine/vodka degustation