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Petrovsky Park, Moscow

Petrovsky Park - Moscow, Russian Federation
Petrovsky Park
Letnyaya alleya, Moscow, Russian Federation 125167Map
Neighborhood: City Center
Overview

A visit to the Petrovsky Park is less recreational and more a trip down Russia's rich heritage. Created in 1827, the sprawling 50 acres (20 hectares) of lush landscape that surrounds Petrovsky Palace is a social hub for locals. The construction of the castle commenced in 1775 by architect Matvei Kazakov and was used as a stopover by Catherine the Great en route from St. Petersburg. The park houses the monumental Turkish tower and two statues of celebrated astronaut, Yury Gagarin.

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  • Type: Parks, Gardens & Cemeteries
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
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