Husky village and unusual places in the Moscow region. – Road.Travel

Husky village and unusual places in the Moscow region.

Road Trip Route. Husky village, Vadim Zadorozhny Museum of Technology, Abandoned Rabbit Farm, New Jerusalem, Suspension bridge under Ivanovsky, Pyramid of Alexander Holoda, Gorbovskaya HPP.

If you want to have fun, extreme and useful time at the same time, then this route is for you. We guarantee you won't be bored. During these two days you will visit interesting museums of the Moscow region and several places with a special atmosphere for lovers of everything unusual. But the most unforgettable impressions are waiting for you on the final day of the trip, because you will go to the village of Husky, where no one left with a bad mood. Route developed with the support of [Volkswagen Caddy](

Adventure. From: Moscow

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Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: On the way to Ruza: a suspension bridge, museums and an abandoned farm.

Today you will visit the largest private museum in Europe, which was included in the TOP 50 best museums of Russia. After that you will visit the museum and exhibition center, the total area of which is about 10,000 square meters. The interesting things don't end there, you'll drive to the unusual suspension bridge over Istra and walk along the abandoned rabbit farm.


Музей техники Вадима Задорожного

Start this journey by visiting the largest private museum of historical machinery in Europe. There are collections of vintage cars, space objects, military vehicles, railway vehicles, motorcycles, weapons. The museum opened its doors on the Day of Astronautics in 2008. Now he is one of the top 50 best museums of Russia. You can buy tickets online at [website]( Mode of operation: Monday - Friday: from 10:00 to 20:00. Weekends and public holidays: 10:00 - 21:00.

Suspension bridge under Ivanovsky

This suspension bridge belongs to the category "for lovers of everything unusual". It is a very romantic, picturesque and literally created for beautiful photographs. But to walk on it will be decided only real extremes!


Dine in a very colorful restaurant, which is located next to the lake and the golf course. There is a large selection of meat and seafood dishes, as well as delicious author's desserts. There is a children's menu for the youngest guests. The restaurant is a joint project of Arkady Novikov and the Vasilchuk brothers.

МВК «Новый Иерусалим»

The Museum and Exhibition Complex "New Jerusalem" is located just 300 meters from the New Jerusalem Monastery. The size of the museum is astonishing, because it occupies an area of more than 10,000 square meters, there is enough space for everyone. Here you will find unique historical exhibits complemented with modern multimedia technologies. There are several permanent exhibitions in the museum: "New Jerusalem - historical and cultural monument of the XVII-XX Centuries", "Russian Art. Ecclesiastical and secular art of the 16th - early 20th centuries", "Special Pantry" - an independent subsection of the permanent exposition of Russian church and secular art. Especially interesting is the exposition "Russian Art. Ecclesiastical and secular art of the XVI - early XX centuries", since it presents works by A.K. Savrasov, I.K. Aivazovsky, M.N. Vorobyov, F.S. Rokotov, V.L. Borovikovsky, N.I. Argunov, V.A. Tropinin. The museum offers various interesting excursions, for example, a tour of the permanent exhibitions or separate exhibitions. If you do not like long stories, we advise you to take a closer look at the interactive programmes. The museum is open from Tuesday to Sunday.

Новоиерусалимский монастырь

As it was already said, the monastery is located just 300 meters from the museum. It is worth visiting this place at least because it is one of the most revered monasteries in Russia. This place is especially famous for the fact that it houses the Resurrection Cathedral, built in the likeness of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

Abandoned Rabbit Farm

After a trip to one of the largest museum and exhibition centers in Russia, we suggest tickling your nerves a little. Go to an abandoned farm in Ruzsky district. You'll be surprised to see that everything is preserved in its original form, but there are no rabbits. A walk in this place is a test of courage. The atmosphere here is a little mystical, not everyone would dare to come here tonight.

Рыба есть

What could be better than seafood for dinner after such a busy day? Perhaps nothing. Try the delicious salad with shrimp and orange you'll want to go back to this place again.

Day 2: Husky Village and the Hunger Pyramid

In the morning you will have a great time in the company of Nordic riders, you will even have a unique opportunity to try dog-tracking. After that, you will visit another suspension bridge, this time more reliable, across the Ruza River. The last attraction on your way will be the fourteen-meter Pyramid, located in the urban district of Istra.

Rose cake

For breakfast, head to the cosy café, which has a personalised menu for each day of the week. There's also great coffee and fresh pastries daily. Cafe opening hours: Monday - Friday: 09:30-18:00. Saturday 11:00-17:00. Sunday is closed.

Хаскидеревня «Рузская Аляска»

Here you can get away from your worries and experience a warm and cozy atmosphere surrounded by beautiful northern sleddogs. Here you are sure to find something to do. There are excursions, tours and dog-tracing available in the village. It all depends on what you prefer. At tour you will be plunged into the atmosphere of polar expedition where you will learn all about the features of northern sled dogs. It is possible to take part in mini-expedition on a dog sled with the route ranging from 4 to 40 km. And in summer, try travelling with dogs. You can visit the huskies from Tuesday to Sunday. Pre-registration is required on [website]( or by phone +7 926 211 11 27

Suspension bridge in Dorokhovo

Another suspension bridge on your way, which is also in a very picturesque place. Stronger than the previous one, and you can walk on it in absolute peace. It is located on the territory of the sanatorium. The entrance is free.


If you're hungry, you can stop by the supermarket and get something to eat on the way. By the way, you can do it before you go to the suspension bridge and have a small picnic near the river Ruza.

Горбовская ГЭС

Another find for lovers of abandoned atmospheric locations. You can walk around and estimate the scale of ancient mechanisms. All entrances are boarded up, but it doesn't hurt to look through an old window or a crack in the wall to see the surviving equipment inside the station. And if you walk a little along the river, you can find a very picturesque place for a picnic.

Пирамида Голода

The pyramid of Alexander Hunger, which is about 14 meters high and weighs almost 4 tons, is located in the urban district of Istra. For many people it is a place of strength, although the building is not expressive on the outside, inside you feel a sense of full harmony. The pyramid is a copy, the original was built by A. Holod in the 90s and had a more impressive size: the height of the structure was 44 meters and weight - 55 tons.


We'll finish the day with a dinner at a restaurant with a wonderful view of the Moskva River. The menu is very diverse: there are classics of Russian cuisine, and a large selection of traditional Japanese sushi, and Georgian hinkali, khachapuri and kutabs, dishes cooked on the grill and in tandoor, and, of course, a wonderful selection of desserts and ice cream.