Journey to memorable places of Moscow region – Road.Travel

Journey to memorable places of Moscow region

Road Trip Route. Visit the open area of the Museum of Technology B. Zadorozhny, Walk around Serednikovo estate., See the monuments of WWII, To drop by P.I. Tchaikovsky's house., To see Nikolo-Peshnoshsky Monastery in Dmitrov region., Take a picture against the background of the Dmitrov Kremlin., .

Moscow region is a treasure trove of memorable places, sights, monuments and religious centers. If you want not just to rest, but also to educate yourself, then you definitely need to go on this trip. Along the way you will visit such cities as Krasnogorsk, Zelenograd, Solnechnogorsk, Klin and Dmitrov. You will not only have a chance to see their main sights, but also to learn about the events that took place here during the war time. You will visit both places of military glory and Christian centers, estates of great people and park areas. **Recommendations:** - It is important to keep a social distance when visiting public places and to use personal protective equipment. - It is also worth remembering that a valid QR code or negative PCR test may be required when checking into hotels or visiting museums for a maximum of 72 hours.

History and Culture. From: Moscow

Darina Frantz. Travel Expert.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: War memorials and paiamti sites

You will start your movement from Moscow to the North-West, passing such cities as: Krasnogorsk, Zelenograd and Solnechnogorsk. In each of them you will make a stop and see the most important historical sights. Take a good mood and go!

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Muzey Tekhniki Vadima Zadorozhnogo

Take a stroll through the museum's large-scale outdoor exhibition. The best rarity exhibits of the last century are collected here: military equipment, weapons, rare aircraft, motorcycles and hundreds of vintage cars, railway vehicles, space objects and everyday objects. All these exhibits are in excellent condition as they have undergone careful restoration. On Monday the museum is closed. For more information on the museum's exhibitions [on the official website](https://www.tmuseum.ru/).

Serednikovo Estate

This historical manor house with luxurious park zone was built at the end of XVII century. In the last century it became a favourite place of the party workers, because in those years there was a boarding house here. You can wander here endlessly. Be sure to walk along the coniferous alley that once led to the park pond. Find the three ancient bridges that span the ravine just west of the pond. The Manor Park is open to the public daily from 09:00 to 21:00 hours. More information can be found [on the official website of the manor](https://serednikovo.su/).

Gastrobar Nekrasov

The concept of the gastrobar is a modern space with elements of loft style. Here a calm natural colour scheme is combined with a bit brutal elements and unusual interior details. The chef has decided to move away from standards, so all the dishes are prepared in a new individual reading, have a stunning look and are served on quirky and bright dishes.

Shtyki Memorial

This is a monument to the defenders of Moscow, a mass grave and a memorial complex. The complex got its name because of the central obelisk representing a stylized image of three bayonets.

Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Obukhovo

Be sure to make a stop at this significant [frame complex. A particularly revered shrine is the icon of St. Seraphim of Sarov, which on the day of the glorification of the new-found saint of God in 1903 was consecrated on his relics.

Khinkal'naya Klin

We offer to have a meal in a restaurant with Caucasian cuisine. Here you can order khinkali, shish kebab, salads, khachapuri from the oven and much more.

Day 2: Exploring the Klin lands

This day will be no less intense than the previous one, because today you will learn more about the history of Klin and Dmitrov. The Klin has developed rapidly and rapidly due to the fact that there were lively trade routes through it, the main of which was the land route between Moscow and St. Petersburg. This fact, which served as a major impetus for the economic development of the city, played a crucial role in his life. Dmitrov is one of the oldest cities in the Moscow region. The first annalistic mention about it concerns to 1154. According to a legend, during the crossing of Yuri Dolgoruky across the river Yakhroma at settlement Velikoye Poludye it has received a message on a birth of son Vsevolod, in christening named by a name esteemed in Russia sacred Dmitry Solunsky.

Torgovyye Ryady

It is a symbolic place of the city, an architectural and historical object. Centuries ago it was the centre of trade, where various bakery products, groceries and meat were sold. At first the rows were wooden, but they burned down. They were rebuilt in 1888 but now with red bricks. There were shops on the lower floor and merchants' offices on the second floor. In front of the façade of the building there is a fountain called "Mushroom Girl".

Eternal flame

It is in this region at the end of November 1941, the fascist hordes tearing towards Moscow were stopped. Here cavalrymen of Panfilov division, tank soldiers of General Katukov and soldiers of the 16th army of General Rokossovsky fought. In early December 1941, near Moscow, the Red Army units launched a counteroffensive.

Государственный мемориальный музыкальный музей-заповедник П.И.Чайковского

Take a stroll around the park area of the famous Tchaikovsky Manor. This is where Pyotr Ilyich's famous musical ideas were born. The uniqueness of this place is that despite the terrible events of the war, people managed to preserve the original appearance of the house and evacuate the antiquities. Here they managed to save the environment that surrounded the composer in the last years of his life. The museum weekend is Wednesday and Thursday. You can learn more about the museum-reserve on its [official website](https://tchaikovsky.house/).

Restoran, Karaoke-Bar "Malen'kiy Tokio"

This cozy Japanese restaurant offers the most unusual sushi sets made of high-quality products! And also sashimi, tempura, rolls, soups and even burgers. Enjoy your appetite!

Gosudarstvennyy Memorial'nyy Muzey-Zapovednik D.i. Mendeleyeva I A.a. Bloka - Usad'ba Boblovo

Take a leisurely stroll through the conservation area of this historic estate. Alexander Blok spent 36 of his 40 years here every summer. Here he grew up, worked, wrote about 300 works, and met his future wife Lyubov Mendeleeva, the daughter of the famous scientist. You can visit the museum-reserve from Wednesday to Sunday. You can buy tickets in advance, as well as find out more information about the museum-reserve [on the official website](https://xn--80aag2blbzvz.xn--p1ai/).

Nikolo-Peshnoshsky Monastery

The temple complex was founded in 1361 by a pupil of Sergius of Radonezh, Methodius. In the XVI century during the general prosperity of the Dmitrov lands the monastery became rich by selling bread with Belozersk. At that time in the monastery stone building began, so that by the XVII century there were no wooden buildings in it any more.

Café Forrest

Here you will find a real gastronomic journey, presented in the form of a large selection of dishes of Russian, European and Asian cuisine. Pay your attention to the sea perch fillet and Karelian ear, guests praise these dishes very much.

Day 3: History of the Duchy of Dmitrov

For centuries, the Principality of Dmitrov was considered one of the most important and strategic in the Russian state. You will learn its character and visit its "heart" - the Dmitrov Kremlin. In addition, you will make a stop at a very important and significant place in Russian history - Peremilovskaya Heights. It was here that the turning point happened in 41 years and the Soviet Army managed to turn back the German enemy. In honor of this event a monument to the soldier was erected here.

Dmitrovskiy Kreml'

Start this day with a walk on the territory of the Dmitrovsky Kremlin. Examine all 12 buildings that are in the structure of the museum-reserve. There is a rich collection that gives an idea of the history and culture of Dmitrov. Working schedule of the museum: Wednesday-Friday: from 09:00 to 18:00 (sale of tickets from 09:30 to 17:30); Saturday-Sunday: from 10:00 to 18:00 (sale of tickets from 10:30 to 17:30). Weekends: Monday and Tuesday.

Borisoglebskiy Muzhskoy Monastyr'

According to a legend, the monastery in Dmitrov was founded by Yury Dolgoruky at about the same time as the city itself - in the middle of the XII century. However the exact date of the monastery's foundation is unknown: in 1610, during the Time of Troubles in Russia, a fire raged within the monastery walls and destroyed the entire monastery's archive.

Cafe Provence

Stop for lunch at a cosy cafe with homely atmosphere and pleasant music. There are hearty business lunches and delicious sea buckthorn tea.

Перемиловская высота

This is the place where the war was turned back. Exactly here from 27.11.1941 till 05.12.1941 there were bloody battles. This is one of the lines, where German troops were stopped, the easternmost point of their advance on the fronts to the north of Moscow.

Spaso-Vlakhernskiy Zhenskiy Monastyr'

The monastery is located in the village of Dedenevo. In the 1920s, it, like many other Orthodox relics, was closed and devastated. The temples were destroyed almost to the ground. Since 2000 joint efforts began to work on its revival. The appearance of the village has changed a lot in the last century, so the reconstructed monastery had no chance to be located in its former, extensive borders.

Marfino

Take a walk around one of the most mysterious estates near Moscow. An aura of mystery and mysticism shrouds this structure. It is in this place that Yuri Kara filmed the scene "Ball at Satan's" in his film "Master and Margarita". As you know, everything associated with this film and Bulgakov's work is covered with incredible legends. And the ball scene tickles the nerves of many visitors to the estate.

Klovo

You'll find a huge selection of seafood dishes to suit all tastes at this wonderful restaurant. They bring in fresh catches from all over the world!

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