Tsarytsino Open-Air History and Architectural Museum, Moscow

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#3 of 241 in Museums in Moscow
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. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Moscow using our trip planner.
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  • August 19, 2017
    This is the place for himself for the first time opened, although for a long time. Awesome nice, plenty of space for families with children, food totally decent.
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  • August 18, 2017
    One of the best places for walks and relaxation on the water you can feed ducks, and against the backdrop of historic architecture make great photo
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  • August 18, 2017
    Summer walk left unforgettable impressions. A single architectural style gives emotions. Landscape Museum-reserve Tsaritsyno simply chic. You can relax on a bench in the shade of the trees or simply on the lawn. Like central fountain Jet, which had been raised to the accompaniment of classical music. A delight for the senses!
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