Izmailovsky Park, Moscow

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Bike, rollerskate, go horseback riding, or rent a boat and sail across one of the many ponds at Izmailovsky Park. Originally designed as a model economy by Tsar Aleksei Mikhailovich in the early 1600s, the park housed more than 700 peasant families.The numerous manmade ponds, as well as one of the main attractions of the park--the Pokhorovosky Cathedral on Silver Island--were completed in 1679. Ride one of two large Ferris wheels, rent skis and skates seasonally, and explore the adjacent artisan market. The park is easily accessible via public transportation, and public restrooms are available for a fee. Put Izmailovsky Park into our Moscow trip itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • One of the biggest parks in Moscow, a perfect place to relax in summer. The large pond it is best to go for a walk.
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  • A very large park, you can get about the Park: attractions and simulators, and cafes, and lanes with benches, and wildlife, and Jezera. The word-the place from which you don't want to leave!
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  • Izmaylovsky Park, part of the wildlife within the boundaries of the city. Here interwoven history and modernity. Historically it was a votchina of the Romanov family. Here on the pond River silverfish, Peter First on the old botike got the first driving skills sailing vessel. Quote a passage from the notes of Peter: "what happened to us (in may 1688 g.) be Izmajlove, linseed, walking through the yard and ambaram, where lay the remains of things home grandfather Nikita Ivanovich Romanov, between which I saw a foreign vessel, asked Franz (Timermana) what is this boat? He said that the bot English "... Inside the park there are several picturesque ponds. Huge century-old Linden tree form the basis of the forest part of the Park and during flowering lime trees bees from Tsarist apiaries, collect nectar. In the past, in the forest you can see elk, Hare, weasel, but after Moscow opojasala pnogopolosnaja, with a concrete dividing strip, ring road, which has prevented the possibility of migration of wild animals, their number has decreased. In the southern part of the Park are attractions, cafes, playgrounds. At the round pond has a boat station.
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