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Arkhangelskoye Estate and Museum

Arkhangelskoye 143420, Russia
8-498-653-84-56
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Type: Historic Sites, Parks, Architectural Buildings
Description: This lavish suburban estate dates back to the 18th century and includes Neo-classical palace and formal gardens.
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Moscow, Russia
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456 reviews 456 reviews
253 attraction reviews
301 helpful votes 301 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

We visited Arkhangelskoe on a rainy day, so maybe the rain added to the gloomy atmosphere. Maybe not. However I was a bit disappointed - after visiting Tsarskoe Selo in St. Petersburg, I expected something similar. The grounds are vast and beautiful and because of the good air there is actually spa on grounds. But the main building was closed... More

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Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh, India
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Very good place to have a long romantic walk. It is quite far from the centre of Moscow, you'll have to go by bus to the suburb risking to stay for some time in Moscow traffic but when you finally will come to the place you will be able to relax here on the lap of mother nature. Plus this... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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140 reviews 140 reviews
53 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Arkhangelskoe Estate is a sprawling collection of palace buildings, gardens and grounds that is a joy to wander around in summer. If it's too hot in the city, the breeze that the river brings is nice to walk in and the views around the grounds are lovely.

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Halifax, Canada
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57 reviews 57 reviews
3 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

The most fabulous of the Moscow area estates -- this one still commands an incredible view, and has noteworthy outdoor music events all summer. Highly recommended for your one trip outside the city of Moscow

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Denver, Colorado
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42 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

First, don't expect to tour anything inside. We couldn't figure it out, and think you need to do an organized tour. But the grounds are impressive, and very nice to stroll through.

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Bergen, Norway
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

After the initial problems with getting there (learning the basic of Cyrillic is recommended), we were struck by the beauty of the place and the history you touched. A tranquil place (even with school classes visiting) with the extensive parks open for you to stroll about in. We didn't have time to see all the buildings, but our guide pointed... More

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Moscow, Russia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

I like to walk in Arckhangelskoye in any season. February sunny days it is nice to cross the iced river and then in summer be surprised thar\t several months ago you were near that alone tree

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Moscow, Russia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

this is a very good place to have a rest with family and friends and find something new and interesting. highly recommend on weekends - there may be a classical or pop music concert on.

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Moscow, Russia
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13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

Hiatorical estate in excellent state (as it was always visited in Soviet times by foreign tourists).

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Moscow, Russia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

Arkhangelskoye is actually out of Moscow, about 30-40 min bu public transport from the nearest metro station (same by car). Only one-lane road is leading there, it may be crowded. The estate is simply lovely and very serene. The best time to visit it is autumn (fall), the park stays in full colour. (I've never been inside the palaces, so... More

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