Tsarytsino Open-Air History and Architectural Museum, Moscow

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Immerse yourself in the world of Catherine the Great with a visit to Tsarytsino Open-Air History and Architectural Museum, located in the southeastern section of Moscow. Designed on the Empress's orders and built on a truly grand scale, this vast estate features a grand palace surrounded by landscaped gardens, artificial grottos, picnic pavilions, decorative bridges, dense forests, and rolling fields. Unfinished during Catherine's life, the sprawling complex remained abandoned for nearly two centuries. Extensively redesigned and finally completed in 2007, the complex offers visitors a rare insight into the lifestyle of European royalty. The easiest way to explore the grounds is by guided tour, so make your arrangements before you make the trip. Plan your visit to Tsarytsino Open-Air History and Architectural Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Moscow vacation trip planner.
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  • Beautiful park, where it is pleasant to walk and company, and with your loved ones, and with his parents, and one. Pomposity Manor makes straighten shoulders and slow step, add to the fanciful turnovers), and sometimes it is necessary to feel the Imperial special)))))
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  • Tsarytsino is a very beautiful park with historical sights. Nice for walking there inspiring and summer time.  more »
  • It is remarkable that this monument of Russian history was restored after a prolonged neglect. Visited here with great interest, and all seen was very pleased. A huge thank you to all those people who have done everything possible to make this landmark became available to a wide range of visitors and tourists! Restored buildings, admired the Palace itself and its finishes, including gold! Would definitely recommend here!
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