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    Pushkin's poetic homeland

    Pushkin's poetic homeland
    Starts from

    Moscow

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Activities

    9

    Duration

    12 hours

    Length

    73 mi

    Guide details

    Starts from

    Moscow

    Transportation

    By Car

    Guidance

    Self-Guided

    Duration

    12 hours

    Length

    73 mi

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    Yulia Zharkova

    Yulia Zharkova

    Traveler

    • Pushkin places.
    • Nineteenth-century estates.
    • Picturesque landscapes.
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    Vyazeme and Zakharovo estate near Moscow are called "the poetic birthplace of Pushkin". On their territory is now located the State Historical and Literary Museum-Reserve named after the great poet.
    Here the poet spent his childhood. Also Alexander Sergeyevich often came here in difficult periods of his life, and these places gave him vital and creative powers. Visit the beauty of the suburbs, see where the poet's soul grew up.
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    Vyazeme and Zakharovo estate near Moscow are called "the poetic birthplace of Pushkin". On their territory is now located the State Historical and Literary Museum-Reserve named after the great poet.
    Here the poet spent his childhood. Also Alexander Sergeyevich often came here in difficult periods of his life, and these places gave him vital and creative powers. Visit the beauty of the suburbs, see where the poet's soul grew up.
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    Yulia Zharkova

    Yulia Zharkova

    Traveler

    • Pushkin places.
    • Nineteenth-century estates.
    • Picturesque landscapes.
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    Day Itinerary

    9 Activities
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    Day 1

    73 mi0.6 mi

    The cradle of the great poet's work

    On the way to the legendary estates Vyazemy and Zakharovo, you will find very interesting churches. Therefore, your journey will begin with a visit to one of them. This trip will not be limited to acquaintance with the poet's art and work. These places are surrounded by marvelous nature, which was praised by Pushkin in his works. It is this inspiring nature that you will see.
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    8:00 AM

    Moscow

    You will have a full day with walks in Pushkin's places and visits to museums. Today you can see the very landscapes that inspired the great poet and attract creative people to this day.
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    20.8 mi
    50 min
    Gazpromneft filling station № 1
    9:10 AM10 min

    Gazpromneft filling station № 1

    Gas Station
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    Before the start it is recommended to fill up with high-quality fuel at "Gazpromneft" gas stations. You can pay for your fuel quickly and contactless in the app. App Store Google Play
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    4.8 mi
    20 min
    Church of the Intercession of the Holy Mother of God Villages Akulovo
    9:40 AM10 min

    Church of the Intercession of the Holy Mother of God Villages Akulovo

    Church
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    A short stop along the way. This church is over 200 years old. It was built in 1807 on the Smolensk road in the village. Now Akulovo has become the outskirts of Odintsovo.
    Even during the Soviet years, worship services did not stop here.
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    12 mi
    30 min
    Gosudarstvennyy Istoriko-Literaturnyy Muzey-Zapovednik A. S. Pushkina
    10:20 AM1 hr 30 min

    Gosudarstvennyy Istoriko-Literaturnyy Muzey-Zapovednik A. S. Pushkina

    Landmark
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    There are 20 historical and cultural monuments in Vyazma. These monuments are witnesses of the poet's life. There is a palace and park ensemble of the XVI-XIX centuries: the Church of Transfiguration, bell tower of the end of the XVI century, a palace and two wings of the XVIII century, outbuildings, parks, ponds of the XVI-XIX centuries.
    They are all associated with different periods of history: the Time of Troubles, Peter's transformations, the Patriotic War of 1812, the Civil and the Great Patriotic Wars.
    Museum-reserve is open to visitors with the following restrictions: visiting by hourly sessions, tour groups of no more than 5 people, contactless payment, mandatory wearing of a mask and gloves.
    You can buy tickets in advance at official website.
    Weekends: Monday, Tuesday, last Friday of the month.
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    0.6 mi
    15 min
    Spasso-Preobrazhenskaya Tserkov' Sela B. Vyazemy
    12:15 PM15 min

    Spasso-Preobrazhenskaya Tserkov' Sela B. Vyazemy

    Church
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    The church on the territory of the reserve, which was built by order of Boris Godunov from about 1584 to 1600, deserves special attention. There was a wooden tsar's palace here, opposite to which it was built. The white stone temple was dedicated to the Life-Giving Trinity.
    This church was visited by such famous historical figures as False Dmitry I, his bride Marina Mnishek, Tsar Mikhail Fedorovich Romanov, Emperor Paul I and others.
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    1.3 mi
    10 min
    Pizza Festa Кафе Доставка
    12:45 PM1 hr

    Pizza Festa Кафе Доставка

    Café
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    A cafe where you can refresh yourself after a busy morning. This is one of the few such establishments that exist in Odintsovsky District. The menu has a large selection of pizzas and Japanese dishes. You can choose from rolls, salads, drinks, desserts and hot dishes.
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    2.7 mi
    15 min
    Muzey A.s. Pushkina V Zakharovo
    2:00 PM2 hrs

    Muzey A.s. Pushkina V Zakharovo

    Landmark
    Open Details
    In Zakharovo you can walk through a beautiful park and see the pond, which was mentioned in the works of Alexander Sergeyevich.
    In 1999, the estate house of Maria Alexeevna Gannibal was restored here. This is Pushkin's grandmother, who was very fond of the poet. There is a museum in the house, which is devoted to his childhood. Here are preserved personal belongings of the poet and his relatives.
    Nearby there is a horse yard, where you can go and see the horses.
    You can buy tickets in advance at official website.
    Weekends: Monday, Tuesday, last Friday of the month.
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    15.9 mi
    50 min
    Koster
    5:00 PM1 hr 30 min

    Koster

    Restaurant
    Open Details
    If you're hungry again, and you don't feel like cooking dinner at home, you should eat at a restaurant after a day well spent. We offer American and European cuisine.
    It serves burgers, meat and fish dishes. Soups, sauces and snacks are also offered.
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    15.4 mi
    40 min
    7:30 PM

    Moscow

    You spent that day to your advantage. You walked through the picturesque places, imagining how Pushkin walked here. It's hard to imagine how many famous historical figures admired them as you did.
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