Western Outskirts

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Within easy reach of half-day excursions, the emblematic Russian countryside offers majestic museums and parks. To see them to the best advantage you should try to make your visits in spring or summer. All of these sights can be reached by metro, though you may have to take a connecting bus or trolley.


Victory Park

In 1812 Napoléon allegedly waited in vain for the keys to Moscow atop Poklonnaya Gora, a hill razed in the…

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Arkhangelskoye Estate Museum

This striking assemblage was begun at the end of the 18th century for Prince Golitsyn by the French architect Chevalier…

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Ready for a trip of a lifetime to Western Outskirts?