Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve, Moscow

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Situated just a short drive southeast of Moscow's city center, Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve combines history and nature. Formerly a rural estate developed as a summer retreat for the wealthy grand princes of Muscovy, this open-air museum contains both authentic and reconstructed historical buildings. The complex notably includes a 16th-century church built to commemorate the birth of Ivan the Terrible. Constructed of white stone, the church significantly departed from Byzantine building tradition by incorporating an octagonal body and a tiny dome. Other notable structures within the complex include a log cabin built for Peter the Great and a reconstruction of a wooden palace famed for its fairytale roofs. Plan to visit Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve during your Moscow vacation using our convenient Moscow tour builder website .
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  • Get off at the green metro line 2 station of the same name and reach this landscape park after a 10-minute walk. It is also home to the oldest private chapel of the Tsars, which was built by an Italian architect. In total, the park consists of several individual once princely possessions and is correspondingly large. A boat trip on the Moskva river is also highly recommended. At the entrance to the park and on the riverbank there is folkloric gastronomy.
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  • By fate, you can say accidentally moved into a house next to this park, now the maximum free time to spend there, move out of the area now is not going)
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