Arkhangelskoye Gosudarstvennyy Muzey-usadba, Arkhangelskoye

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View Prince Nicholas Yusupov's famous art collection, handwritten books, and porcelain and jewelry belonging to generations of Russian nobility at . Explore the architectural complex and surrouding park for a glimpse into how the wealthiest families of Russian nobility lived. Occupied by the Golitsyns from 1703 to 1818 and the Yusupovs from 1810 to 1917, the neoclassical estate has a prominent palace facing the Moscow River and a vast park filled with many antique statues. It features a small palace named the Caprice, and monuments to Catherine II of Russia and Alexander Pushkin, the renowned Russian poet. Other buildings include an 18th-century theater designed by famous Italian theater set designer Pietro Gonzaga, and the Saint Gates, the uncompleted building known as Colonnade, intended to be a mausoleum for the elder son of the last Princess Yusupova. Today it acts as an exhibition hall and two extensions of the sanatorium built in the 1930s. Walk the paths through the forests, explore the gardens and long wooden tunnels, and visit the oldest building on the grounds, the Church of Archangel Michael dating back to 1646. Take a guided tour of the museum and see the estate library, home to more than 16,000 original volumes by Russian and foreign authors. The estate is located in the suburbs of the city, but is accessible via public transportation. Check the estate's website for seasonal outdoor entertainment events prior to your visit. Using our online itinerary creator, Arkhangelskoye attractions like Arkhangelskoye Gosudarstvennyy Muzey-usadba can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Not far from Moscow, just a few kilometers from mkad is Arkhangelskoye estate Museum, a delightful place for a stroll in the great outdoors at any time of the year, exhibitions, concerts and a variety of entertainment.
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  • Yes here it is quiet and beautiful .... Benefit go not far. One of the best places near Moscow for a stroll with children, a girl, an old friend. I love this place. Remember Arkhangelskoye even in Soviet times. ... Next restaurant. Quite famous football base. Beautiful pond Fishing. Architecture the theatre. Pretty intelligent place and the audience here. Recommend to visit in late autumn, when you can throw dead leaves. Dogs will be happy ... Come-will not regret!
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  • Ideal for a leisurely stroll. In the winter it was not crowded, but still not boring, there is something to see. On site you can buy coffee warm
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