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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  • I adore this place. Can be a long walk in the Park. The Museum is also very interesting, an entire underground town is the entrance! In this place there is a uniquely atmosphere and good aura! In good weather there is incredibly beautiful, you can make beautiful pictures.
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  • Here you can walk in any time of the year, in any company. Fits this and for conversations with friends and for conversations with loved ones. Large park area. Being able to touch the real historical structures. Winter tree nurseries with productions. And summer coolness from the pond and fountain.
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  • Museum reserve is astounding not only for its architecture, but also a large park ensemble. very pleasant here especially in the summer time.
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