"The birthplace of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky" Votkinsk by globetrott

Votkinsk Travel Guide: 21 reviews and 118 photos

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky was born in Votkinsk and spent the first 8 years of his life there, before his parents moved first to Moscow and later to St. Petersburg.
In an interesting museum you will learn a lot about the famous russia Composer.

  • Last visit to Votkinsk: May 2008
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Apr 26, 2010 at 12:17 PM

    Hello, Michael! Never heard of that place! You were lucky to visit! Thanx! Long live Mr.Chaikovsky!

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Aug 31, 2008 at 4:45 AM

    Very interesting museum! But the photo fees for foreigners are always a rip-off!

  • Kuznetsov_Sergey's Profile Photo
    Aug 27, 2008 at 8:46 AM

    Thanks Michael for promotion on VT this really off the beaten path place (even for us - Russians!). Tchaikovsky's name makes this remote Russian town attractive for tourists and the museum looks very interesting on your page.

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Aug 16, 2008 at 9:14 AM

    It was interesting to read about Tchaikovsky's accomplishments and see how he lived in those long-ago days! I think I too would like a nice river cruise such as the one you took.

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Aug 14, 2008 at 11:38 PM

    Fine new tips and photos of Tchaikovsky's birthplace! This is just the sort of place I love to visit. I've seen fine productions of Tchaikovsky's operas Eugene Onegin and Pique Dame in recent years.

  • lotharlerch's Profile Photo
    Aug 8, 2008 at 11:30 AM

    Like in Salzburg they try to use a famous composer to promote their business - but they still seem to have to learn. They should create Tchaikovsky balls etc, (maybe the balls are not a good idea, Thaikovsky was gay.

  • bugulma's Profile Photo
    Aug 8, 2008 at 9:07 AM

    it is interesting to see the Tchaikovsky's birthplace. nice cute town.


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