Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve, Moscow
(4.7/5 based on 2,000+ reviews on the web)
Situated just a short drive southeast of Moscow's city center, Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve combines history and nature. Formerly a rural estate developed as a summer retreat for the wealthy grand princes of Muscovy, this open-air museum contains both authentic and reconstructed historical buildings. The complex notably includes a 16th-century church built to commemorate the birth of Ivan the Terrible. Constructed of white stone, the church significantly departed from Byzantine building tradition by incorporating an octagonal body and a tiny dome. Other notable structures within the complex include a log cabin built for Peter the Great and a reconstruction of a wooden palace famed for its fairytale roofs. To visit Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve and other attractions in Moscow, use our Moscow itinerary planner.
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  • A wonderful place for walking. You can ride bikes, walk with the kids, read, be photographed. It is close to nature, which is important for Moscow.
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  • Wonderful park, almost in the center of Moscow is the perfect place for a picnic in the summer weekend day. Many Apple trees that bloom magnificently in the spring, but have their fruit in summer, yet I do not advise, Moscow, but y'know ...
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  • We visited on a tour. Region is a vast park. Seems to be tourists who have little, or explore the local people were playing children. Historic buildings are scattered. Place opened the line of sight toward the back room while looking at them, and towering above the city of churches. It is a breathtaking beauty. Rocket is onion-shaped roof, not stretching toward the sky. Grows in the green of the blue of the sky and ground, is very beautiful. This is the place we want happening.
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