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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  • I was in awe of this museum-reserve. If you do not know the history of this place, be sure to visit the tour, she will not disappoint you. I think the ideal time of year to Kolomenskoye this summer. In winter there's enough cold: due to strong wind blowing open space. But I even in a cold walk in the Park was a pleasure.
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  • Very interesting, and not far from Moscow. The only thing-I recommend to visit when the weather is nice. There's strong wind and open space. So can easily blow. Also highly recommend taking a tour of your local Bureau. We have conducted the man in authentic costume of that time and looked cool and knowledge at the highest level. Thank you! In the photo he just.
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  • This spot on the high Bank of the Moscow river people have chosen before our era. Mysterious tribe lived here, eh suddenly disappeared. Traces of their civilization remained, and remains and ashes there. It is one of the most mystical places in Moscow. And this is Volos ravine, where he fought the Slavic God Perun with Serpent-God Vélez (Nothing reminds? And the image of St. George on Russian kopeck.) from hitting the tail of the snake and formed the ravine, with a mystical disappearances in a green mist. Liked these places and Tsar Alexei mikhailovich, nicknamed Tyshayshyy papen'ka great Peter. Here he spent his childhood years. Yes built Palace, Throne Hall and snarling Golden lions with glowing eyes. Overseas guests worldwide rastrezvonili the beauty of the Palace and named it "the eighth wonder of the world. By the way the Palace in kolomenskoe is reconstructed in its original form, and Museum staff will tell you a lot about and tell. Here on the banks of the worth of tent structures Church of the Ascension. Go and see the amazing Moscow!
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