Botik Museum, Veskovo

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Learn about Peter the Great's obsession with the sea at Botik Museum. Here, you can see his Fortuna, the sailboat often referred to as the grandfather of the Russian fleet. The last boat to survive from the fleet of more than 100, the Fortuna is 7 m (23 ft) long and 2 m (6.6 ft) wide. Discover how the young tsar studied navigation and started sailing on the nearby lake. The museum also features naval guns, a triumphal arch, and a Peter the Great monument. Using our custom trip planner, Veskovo attractions like Botik Museum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It's very interesting to see how the "grandfather of Russian fleet" looks like. The boat was build by Peter the Great and worth visiting  more »
  • The museum consists of several buildings, the White palace has a collection of the epoch's pieces and the boathouse has the one only remaining boat built and used by Peter the Great. The museum stands...  more »
  • It was quite impressive to see a massive boat made by Peter the Great himself all those years ago and still being so well preserved. Lots of interesting facts about first Russian Imperior and his yout...  more »
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  • Interesting historical sight although there is not much to see here.
  • A very good Museum-farmstead. Drove fine, although the road not Ahti. But who has written about the need to go to the car with the high ground clearance-not right. You just have to go slower and go around the pits, it was no problem even for my matizki. Parking can be found, but was occupied by tourist buses. Put on the sidelines, benefit, there is no prohibition signs. The place is beautiful! Class!
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  • Beautiful park, interesting exposition. But there are a bunch of cons. This is a staff that is not ready to be of interest to visitors. Noise-you cannot, you cannot touch, close approach-it is impossible. The question hanging in the air "Che cornered?" entrance charge, each exhibition stands alone.
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  • "The road" (if it can even be called pricey) before this monument is missing. I advise you to go only on cars with high ground clearance. Find parking, too, not really.
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  • Interesting. Top offers excellent views of the Lake.
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