Yasnaya Polyana Museum-Estate of Leo Tolstoy, Yasnaya Polyana

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Yasnaya Polyana Museum-Estate of Leo Tolstoy, home of the famed Russian writer, sits preserved just as it was when Tolstoy died in 1910. The writer was born on this property and buried in the forest behind the estate, although he spent a portion of his life in much more lavish Moscow quarters. Visit the memorial museum to see where the writer crafted the novel "War and Peace." Browse the displays of Tolstoy's personal items, as well as his immense library of over 22,000 books. If time permits, take the long walk into the forest to find Tolstoy's grave. Put Yasnaya Polyana Museum-Estate of Leo Tolstoy and other Yasnaya Polyana attractions into our Yasnaya Polyana holiday planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Good for a half-day long walk in the park. The Tolstoy mansion isn't really an attraction, so do not waste your 2 hours on it, if you are not a particular fan of his. The park is best to be visited in...  more »
  • Great place to see! Must see! House of Tolstoy family, thousands of real things(not copies, but original), huge park, master-class, horses, you will love it! Tour guide tells you and involve even your...  more »
  • I visited the Leo Tolstoy Estate at Yasnaya Polyana as I find the author's work fascinating. When we got there we were greeted by our guide 'Olga' who speaks excellent English and who's passion for th...  more »