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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  • Definitely worth a visit. In summer a lot of honeymooners. Getting married in a small Palace. Recommend a tour of the great Palace. Yes, and in General just come take a walk on the Tsaritsino very cool. It is possible for the whole day
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  • Holidays in Makadi Bay, Harmony Makadi Bay Hotel 5 * 15 on February 25, 2014 tour operator Tez Tour. Fantasy scenario of relaxing on the beach of the Red Sea in the aftermath of the plane set height of 10 km. Below the thick clouds, in Salon "meditative calm. Flew to Rostov, Sochi, Turkey and gleam among the clouds has appeared only in the area of the Sinai Peninsula. Then, at the bottom between scrappy clouds, emerged the outlines of the Suez Canal. Next blue sky to Hurghada airport. From an altitude of 10 km, through the window, we saw on the large territory (like a map) results of ambitious geological processes occurring in the last 75 million. years. According to geologists, they formed the modern Eastern Mediterranean coastline, Aqaba, gulfs of Suez and the Red Sea. At the same time point out that in the first half of the Cretaceous period there was no Atlantic Ocean. In South-East Turkey flew over broad (about 200 miles) volcanic stripe-hollow Seyhan, stretching south from Cyprus and far Northeast more than 1000 km. According to the geologists of the depression and, at the same time, an extensive tectonic-volcanic band formed in the range of 80-50 million. years. At the same time developed the northern part of the Atlantic, gradually otdelivshej the continent of North America from Europe. In Egypt, the marine layered deposits of similar age constitute grounds on which to built the pyramids, and of 100 m. layered strata marine rocks carved Sphinx. With a time span of 80-50 million. years attributed the formation of the sea in the Gulf of Aden between the Arabian peninsula and Somalia and beginning of development structure of the Red Sea. By the turn of 75 million. years pozdnemelovogo sea coast in present-day North of Egypt and the Sinai Peninsula has shifted considerably to the North. This is indicated in the modern Egyptian relief distribution of Cretaceous deposits in the Valley of the River Nile, North of Au ...
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  • Long love and regularly visit this place. If before, basically, came here just walk in the alleys and resemble between ruins of the Palace, now the situation has changed. Good work on the Organization of the road network are beautifully restored Palace with remarkable expositions, cute greenhouses, literate entrance zone. Recommend to visit.
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