Kungur is the oldest city of Perm Krai, founded in 1663.
It takes a little more than 2 hours to get from Perm to Kungur by public transport.
Buses depart from Perm bus station every 20-30 minutes during the day. Availability can be checked on [avperm.ru]. There is no need to buy the tickets way in advance, but at the last minutes they can be sold out. The bus costs 181 RUB (as of May 2012)
Suburban trains depart from Perm-II station. There're 4-5 trains a day in each direction, approximately every two hours. Don't forget that the schedule quotes Moscow time for departure and arrival. There's no seat reservation. Tickets cost 120 RUB (as of May 2012).
There are at least two information boards with a map of the city. One is near the railway station, the other one is near the park on the crossing of Sovetskaya and Gogol streets.
There are local buses. The schedule can be found on the stops. But the routes are not always apparent.
There are many historical buildings and churches in the city center.