Benefactors: Ural Alapaevsk will become a tourist cluster

In Alapaevsk (Sverdlovsk oblast), near which were executed eight people, including members of the Romanov dynasty, you need to create a tourist cluster, said on Wednesday Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Fund of assistance to revival of traditions of mercy and charity "Elisabeth-sergievskoe educational society" (ESPO) Anna Gromova.

Annual interregional conference "Museum-educational St. Elisabeth read. Outstanding benefactors and patrons. Yesterday and today" takes place on Wednesday in an online format. Opening remarks Thunder was broadcast on the website of the press center MIA "Russia today".

"Alapaevsk founded in the early XVIII century older than Yekaterinburg. How can we have forgotten to leave this city? Need to contribute to this area soon turned into a popular tourist and cultural cluster" - said Gromov.

According to her, when visiting the region, it is interesting to see the different sides of its development: not only to learn historical facts, but also to see the crafts and trade.

She also proposed to renovate the Museum and make the Museum "the Imperial house of Romanov and the Urals". "It will be a point of attraction for those visiting the Urals, as for young people, schoolchildren", - said Gromov.

Previously, she proposed to change the name of Sverdlovsk region, because the Ural region must not bear the name of the revolutionary Yakov Sverdlov, and a monument to the Peter I and his wife, Catherine I, after whom is named the capital of the Sverdlovsk region.

Near Alapaevsk (Sverdlovsk oblast) in 1918, was executed eight people – the members of the Romanov family and their entourage. Two of those killed near Alapayevsk canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church as a Martyr: Grand Duchess Elizaveta Fyodorovna and the nun Varvara.

According to the website, the Fund of assistance to revival of traditions of mercy and charity "Elisabeth-sergievskoe educational society", established in 2011, is implementing the program "education and charity, support of local culture, explore the historical heritage". As noted, one of the main objectives of the Fund ESPO - study and dissemination of the "experience of the charitable activities of the Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna and educational initiatives of Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich during his management of Moscow (1891-1904)".