Okolitsa Rural Park is the traditional venue for the Axe Feast in Zorkaltsevo village in Tomsk Oblast. Today Okolitsa has been turned into a veritable open-air museum and is one of the favorite recreation areas for residents of Tomsk.
Throughout the park one can find works made by Axe Feast participants and carpentry craftsmen fr om all over Russia and many foreign countries: from unusual park sculptures and carved benches to a part of a Cossack dungeon restored according to building traditions of the 17th century and even a real chapel. There is also a whole range of informative and entertaining areas dedicated to the multinational culture of the Tomsk region: a Selkup mini-village, a Tatar farmstead, a Russian druzhina squad camp, and an Uzbek courtyard.
During the warm months. the park operates an extreme rope park and a mini-farm, wh ere various species of domestic and wild animals live, from pot-bellied pigs to elks. A Chinese cultural zone is to be opened in the future. During the Axe Feast, the petting zoo is one of the main attractions. Every weekend, special events are held for families, including competitive games, master classes, and stage performances.
The Tourist Portal of Tomsk Oblast / travel-tomsk.ru
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