Chaikovsky is a modern, dynamic town. It was built at the place of
the old settlement Saygatka, famous from even XVII century. Through
Saygatka the Pugachev’s detachments came. There were smithies,
mills, trade landing stages, furriery and tar-distilling productions
here. The birth of the city is connected with the building
the Vodkinsk hydro - electric station on the Kama River. In 1956 at
the place of Saygatka a working settlement Chaikovsky was founded,
in 1962 it got the status of the city. Chaikovsky is famous for its
production of fabrics. Peeping to the factory “Chaikovsky
Textile”, you can learn how the character of the drawing and manufacture
of fabrics have been changed since 1966.
To peep into the atmosphere of native holiday’s architecture-ethnographical
complex “Saygatka” will help. The traditional holidays are very interesting
held there – Christmas-tide, Pancake week, First days of autumn and others.
The lovers of art would be interested to visit the picture gallery.
There you can see the unique part of the fond: Russian aquarelle portrait
of the first part of the XIX and Russian painting of XIX - beginning
of the XX century and also famous Kaslinsk casting.
Not far from Chaikovsky, in neighbouring Udmurt republic, in the city
of Votkinsk there is a memorial-architect complex “Museum-manor
in the honor of P.I.Chaikovsky”. The house was built in a typical
manor of that time (1806). Today in the museum-manor there are excursions
and theatre shows, exhibitions and "in costume" holidays.
Chaikovsky is a fine place for the lovers of active rest. In the picturesque
place, on the bank of a large old pond, on the square of more than
4 hectare there is a private residence “Slovenian court”, the family
house of the painters Swedomskye.
Though it is the museum complex, here all the conditions
for rest are created . Private residence “Slovenian court” goes ideally
with the conducting of ceremonies, banquets and business meetings.
In service there are boats and catamarans.
On the bank – Russian bath-house, comfortable places for rest, beach,
Disposable to the holiday-makers, in 8 km from Chaikovsky, there is
the sport complex “Snowflake”, which includes camping, 4 mountain-ski
slopes, tramlines, ski traces. Here you can take ski, sledges
and mountain-ski inventory on hire. There are buffets, a bar, a Russian
In summer time you can have a rest on the bank of Saygatsky gulf.
Usually the tent camps are placed here and boats can be taken
on hire on the base “Wave”.
Very popular among the holidaymakers of the Perm Region is a trip to
Chaikovsky by water roads. In summer time on week-ends regularly
motor ship tours Perm – Chaikovsky – Perm are organized. Nobody will
stay indifferent, watching the beauty of the river range, invigorative
freshness of the breeze. Having pleasantly rested on the motor ship,
tourists have time to visit the city and have good time on the bank
of the Kama river, having taken a boat or a catamaran on hire .