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Literary City Tour of Moscow with Leo Tolstoy House Museum

Moscow
| 4 hours
Hotel pickup

Overview

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Category: Tours
Duration: 4 hours
Highlights
All entrance fees included
Hotel pickup included
Private guide for a more personalized experience
Description
During the excursion you will get acquainted with the history of Khamovniki settlement, which is closely connected with the Russian literature. You will see beautiful mansions and old buildings of the end of the 18th and the beginning of 19th centuries.

The country estate is the complex of the memorial buildings with the surrounded territory (the yard and the garden) with the total area of 9,340 sq.m.

The Country Estate main memorial building is the two-storied dwelling house, which was built between 1800 and 1805 years. In the memorial garden of approximately 220 trees there are several trees aged more than 200 years.

Leo Tolstoy bought this Country Estate in July 1882. In October 1882 the writer’s family moved to Khamovniki Estate and lived there during the winter seasons until spring 1901. In summer seasons the Tolstoy’s family lived in their family Estate “Yasnaya Polyana”.

The Country Estate museum of Leo Tolstoy was open on the 20th of November in 1921. There are more than five thousand of real relics in the sixteen rooms of the Leo Tolstoy House.
Inclusions
Entrance fees
Professional guide's services
Transportation to/from attractions
Gratuities (optional)

Location

Meeting point
Your centrally located hotel
Please contact the local operator at least 48 hours prior to the departure of your tour to arrange pick-up from your hotel
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