Arkhangelskoye Gosudarstvennyy Muzey-usadba, Arkhangelskoye

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View Prince Nicholas Yusupov's famous art collection, handwritten books, and porcelain and jewelry belonging to generations of Russian nobility at . Explore the architectural complex and surrouding park for a glimpse into how the wealthiest families of Russian nobility lived. Occupied by the Golitsyns from 1703 to 1818 and the Yusupovs from 1810 to 1917, the neoclassical estate has a prominent palace facing the Moscow River and a vast park filled with many antique statues. It features a small palace named the Caprice, and monuments to Catherine II of Russia and Alexander Pushkin, the renowned Russian poet. Other buildings include an 18th-century theater designed by famous Italian theater set designer Pietro Gonzaga, and the Saint Gates, the uncompleted building known as Colonnade, intended to be a mausoleum for the elder son of the last Princess Yusupova. Today it acts as an exhibition hall and two extensions of the sanatorium built in the 1930s. Walk the paths through the forests, explore the gardens and long wooden tunnels, and visit the oldest building on the grounds, the Church of Archangel Michael dating back to 1646. Take a guided tour of the museum and see the estate library, home to more than 16,000 original volumes by Russian and foreign authors. The estate is located in the suburbs of the city, but is accessible via public transportation. Check the estate's website for seasonal outdoor entertainment events prior to your visit. Arrange to visit Arkhangelskoye Gosudarstvennyy Muzey-usadba and other attractions in Arkhangelskoye using our Arkhangelskoye trip planner .
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  • It's a wonderful place. It's beautiful. One of the few surviving beautiful estates in the suburbs. You can even sunbathe on the river bank...
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  • I recommend to visit))) a large area, clean, beautiful buildings (though still under reconstruction), delicious lunch in a wonderful cafe on the veranda, you can sit near the river as on the bench and on the lawn)))))) in the middle of the week quiet enough, I do not know how on the weekend. There are also different events, concerts
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