The pedagogical poem. Kovalevka - Kuryazh

Kharkiv region and Poltava region were connected with each other by pedagogical experiments of the father-founder of Soviet pedagogy A.S. Makarenko. Not far from Poltava in Kovalevka was located with 1920 for 1926 year labor colony for juvenile offenders to them. M. Gorky.

Who will be interested in this excursion:

- specialists in history and pedagogy;

- teachers and students of pedagogical universities;

- students of pedagogical colleges.

But in general here except for the history and activities of Makarenko, also just a very beautiful place!

In the program of the tour: departure from Kharkov by bus, transport and excursion maintenance, sightseeing tour, excursions to Kovalevka, Poltava, Podvorkam, Kuryazhskaya colony, the colony of the. Gorky, pedagogical experiments AS Makarenko.


Kovalevka - Podstorki

Duration of the tour

12 hours



Type of tour


Excursion program

Departure from Kharkov to Kovalevka.

Kovalevka. Not far from Poltava in Kovalevka in the former Trepka estate was located with 1920 for 1926 year labor colony for juvenile offenders to them. M. Gorky. The founder and ideological inspirer of the colony was Makarenko. This excursion into Kovalevka is dedicated to this "Doknyazh" period of the legendary communards, their way of life, the pedagogical principles of Makarenko.
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Visit the museum of Makarenko in Kovalevka.

The suburbs. In 1926, the colony moved to Kuryazhsky monastery near Kharkov. Visit to the restored museum of the Kuryazhskaya colony in Podvorki.

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Return to Kharkov.

The cost per person in UAH.

"Number of paid places + free"

50 + 4

44 + 10

40 + 14

36 + 18

30 + 24

25 + 4

16 + 2,
17 + 3, 20 + 4
12-one-hour excursion









transport service by luxury buses (Meresdes, Neoplan, Wolksvagen, Scania, MAN, Setra, etc.), escorting the group by guide, excursion service, medical insurance and accident.


  • The route of the tour can be adjusted at will of the customer.
  • Entrance tickets to museums and other sightseeing facilities, master classes, theatrical performances, food, arbor rentals, etc. extra charge.
  • Specify the cost of the tour and additional services before booking.


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