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“Could be missed” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Old English Court

Old English Court
Ranked #355 of 2,388 things to do in Moscow
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Owner description: One of the oldest secular buildings in Moscow dates back to the 16th century.
Preston, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Could be missed”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2013

Initially it appeared to be fenced off as it is on the edge of the site of a demolished hotel just off Red Square but worth finding the access. A modest but interesting site brought to life by one of the guides who was able to give insight into the history of the building in English. She was also very informative on how the trading relationship between England and Russia developed. All for 50 roubles!

Visited September 2013
Thank Margaret H
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
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English first
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Hidden Surprise”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

Stumbled across it on the way to Romanov Chambers. It is a hidden gem of history, being the first English Embassy in Russia c 15th century. Lots of information in English and the guide spoke good English. Very interesting and informative providing a glimpse into the relations between Russia and England.

Thank Darren C
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