The ancient royal country residence of Kolomenskoye that includes the Tsar’s Courtyard complex (notably, a UNESCO site – the unique tent-roof XVI century Church of the Ascension), an open-air Museum of Wooden Architecture, and age-old gardens and parks, all the landmarks dating back from XIV to XIX c.
During the tour, visitors will discover peculiarities of traditional Russian construction and see the wooden buildings: Saint George Church, Mokhovaya Tower of Sumsky Ostrog and Nadvratnaya Tower of Nikolo-Korelsky Monastery, one of the few surviving examples of the 17th-century monastery (military) architecture.
The online tour is guided by Ivan Mirolyubov.
This video has subtitles in Russian and English. Use the "Subtitles" function on YouTube.
A special type of the national cultural heritage, the Russian wooden architecture reflects traditional methods of construction and characteristic dual-purpose nature of the buildings that were used both as fortifications and civil structures.
Unique museum located at a depth of 7 metres
More than 50 of the most recognizable works of the author
The theatrical traditions of Eastern countries
The Uvarov sarcophagus, named after its owner Count Sergey Semionovich Uvarov
A gallery of the world famous artist Ilya Glazunov
History of the Moscow region from the Stone Age to Peter the Great