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Pushkin's heritage

Road Trip Route. Tsarkoselsky lyceum, Suida museum manor, Cabin of Alexander Pushkin's nanny.

In this short journey we will go beyond the city limits and touch the atmosphere of life of one of the most famous people in the country. We'll touch the history of the past centuries, their history and everyday life. We will visit not only places of noble luxury, but also modest peasant huts. And we'll finish the day in an unusual restaurant in the style of a wooden Russian house. If you want to get away from the modern world, it's time to go!

History and Culture, 🎅 Winter Trips. From: Saint Petersburg

Sofiya Kalashnikova. Traveller.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Pushkin places

We will visit the estate of the poet's ancestors, the hut of his nanny, the place where Alexander Pushkin studied, and take a walk in the Lyceum garden and the Tsarkoselsky park.

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Gazpromneft filling station #75

Start your journey by refueling at Gazprom Neft filling stations, grab coffee and fresh pastries on the way to make your trip more comfortable!

Музей-усадьба «Суйда»

The first place of our journey will be Suida estate museum. This manor belonged to Alexander Sergeyevich's great grandfather Abram Petrovich Hannibal. The exposition of the museum is dedicated both to the owner of the manor and his ancestors. A special section of the museum is devoted to the poet's parents and Arina Rodionovna, his nurse. Due to special security measures from covid-19 guided tours are possible only for groups of up to 10 people, independent viewing of the exhibition is possible for groups of up to 3 people. Be sure to sign up for an excursion in advance by phone at [group](https://vk.com/suyda_museum). *Weekends: Monday, Tuesday.

Домик няни Пушкина

Next, let's go to the museum of the great poet's nanny. The hut was allocated to Arina Rodionovna's family in 1795 by Messrs Hannibal-Pushkin for her good service. The exposition is dedicated to Arina Rodionovna and presents the interior of the hut of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Weekends: Monday and Tuesday. Attention: As of January 2021 renovation works are in progress on the territory of the museum, but the exhibition is accessible. It is moved to the administrative building. Up to 10 people can be on the grounds of the Manor House at one time and up to 5 people in the building. Ask for the latest information on the day of your trip.

Me Gusto

Let's stop for a snack. You can choose from pizza, sushi, salads and much more. :)

Tsarskoye Selo Lyceum (Царскосельский лицей)

Next, let's go to the notorious Tsarskoselsky Lyceum. Let's plunge into the atmosphere of the school, from which many great people have come. The Lyceum is open only on Saturdays and Sundays.

Лицейский сад

After visiting the heated museum, it's nice to take a walk through the Lyceum Garden and the adjacent Catherine's Park. Here you will be greeted by the monument to Pushkin and much more.


We'll have dinner at Podvorye restaurant. This unusual restaurant is created in the style of a wooden Russian house. It is an atmospheric place, the guests of which were many both Russian and foreign politicians and celebrities.

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