Aleksandrovskiy Sad, Moscow

#4 of 171 in Parks in Moscow
Garden · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Stroll among colorful flower beds and impressive historical monuments at Aleksandrovskiy Sad, which stretches along the Kremlin's western wall. Tsar Alexander I ordered the reconstruction of the city after the Napoleonic Wars, with the addition of a new garden. The cast-iron entry gate and grille in the shape of fasces (wooden rods with ax blades) symbolize the Russian victories over Napoleon. Near the main entrance, you can see the tomb of the unknown soldier with an eternal flame, commemorating the fallen heroes of World War II. Taste some ice cream or the savory pies sold along the walking paths. The northern part of the garden is adjacent to a large, underground shopping center. Take a look at our Moscow online road trip planner to schedule your visit to Aleksandrovskiy Sad and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • One of the most charming places in this gorgeous city. It is awesome in any season but my favourite one is late spring, May. The park is drowning in flowers, mostly tulips, and looks majestically...  more »
  • This was traditionally the park that Muscovites liked to walk, it was built in 1812 and and called “Kremlin gardens” until Alexander 2nd was coronated in 1856 and the gardens were renamed in his...  more »
  • Simply beautiful. I just wish it had less people, than I enjoy it much more. I like to come there in the early morning. And the atmosphere is unbelievable, so peaceful!
  • It's absolutely beautiful and relaxing especially in the summer but in winter it's a beautiful place to take a quick stroll too... A great place
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