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Kuskovo Estate

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Address: Yunosti St., 2, Moscow 115487, Russia
Phone Number: (095) 370 0150
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Description: This astounding estate, once a summer residence, comprises a central...
This astounding estate, once a summer residence, comprises a central palace with a magnificent ballroom, several smaller buildings, each impressive in its own right, and a huge park complete with French gardens, ponds, lakes and sculptures.
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Historic excursion or/& nice walk

I have been here for a number of times on in winter and in summer. In winter it also has its charm but I would recommend to leave this time for excursions to the expositions... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Moscow, Russia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

I have been here for a number of times on in winter and in summer. In winter it also has its charm but I would recommend to leave this time for excursions to the expositions (there's quite a lot to see, e.g. Porcelain exposition and residence view) and do more walking and picnicking during late spring and summer time. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We took the metro to the Ryazanskiy Prospekt station. Got a little confused (as sometimes happens) when coming out of the metro as to where we actually were. Ended up being that there is quite a walk from the metro station to the Kuskovo Estate. I would say it is about 30 minute walk. On the way back we took... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I am not joking! We were present here at the wedding of our freinds. On certain dates you can rent the main hall of the Kuskovo estate for the wedding ceremony. It has to be done the Perovo wedding registration authority. But it is doable! It is hard to put in words the feelings that we experienced in these halls.... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

historical place with big park and pond. In a main building was residence of Sheremetyev`s family-XVI century

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Moscow, Russia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Yes, it's not that easy to get to Kuskovo as it's not in the city center and you first have to take metro then a bus or a trolleybus, but it worth it. It's not only a beautiful palace but as well as green houses (which was recently refurbished), the Italian house, the Hermitage and the grotto. The park itself... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Russians can build and live on a huge scale, no doubt about it. It was nice for the previous generation of rulers to invite famous italian, French, Holland, German, etc architects and artsy people to show there skills and build such masterpiece of architecheral wonder.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

Very impressive estate at the east in Moscow. Very beautiful in summer and early autumn. I would recommend to go there by taxi, because this place is not so easy to reach by public tranportation. In summer it is always overcrouded during the weekends.

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Moscow, Russia
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533 attraction reviews
529 helpful votes 529 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Visited it last weekend. It's a really pretty place which has also fallen into a state of mild disrepair. The park is cute and relatively small so you won't get lost. If you're only looking for a place to stroll amongst some greens, I guess you'd rather go to Tsaritsino as that one is free of charge to enter and... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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9 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

After we had visited museums after museums and churches after churches in St Petersburg and Moscow, this place was a refreshing change. There were many wedding couples taking pictures and hardly any tourists. We spent five hours here. Our tour operator booked us a guide to tour the palace. Frankly speaking, this was the least enjoyable part, not because the... More 

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Charlotte, North carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

This estate was built by Sheremetyevo a rich merchant who never lived here. Airport named after him. He built many buildings on the grounds of various architectural designs. The most inertesting is a grotto that the inside is entirely covered by seashells and glass. All of the frescos and artwork is done this way. The estate has magnificent grounds for... More 

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