Add to favorite
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Izmailovo Kremlin in Moscow
April 14, 2016 16:52

Gingerbread-like complex in the Old Russian style provides a dozen unusual museums and souvenir workshops. It is one of the fairytale places of Moscow that bring you to the world of Russian traditions and handicrafts.
Do you think, the Kremlin is surely a defensive ancient fortress, constructed in the Middle Ages? The Kremlin in Izmailovo is an utter antithesis to this description. It is brand new, built from the late 1990s to 2003, and does not protect from any enemies, but you can have a good time and entertain with interest here.
A visit to the Izmailovo Kremlin will be first of all interesting to children. Walking across the Kremlin area makes you feel as if a character of an animated film in the spirit of The Tale of Tsar Saltan: multi-colored roofs and figured turrets seem to have been made of dough and sugar. As a rule, the most memorable thing for kids after visiting the Izmailovo Kremlin is the time spent in the Russian Toy Museum and, of course, the local arts and crafts workshops. Visitors will observe creation of a rag doll, making of soap, chocolate, and pottery and will have a chance even to try their wings at these engrossing handicarfts. A child will happily remember such unique experience for many a long day.
However, there is something to do in this fancy place for adults as well! Thus, quite amusing is the Vodka Museum, as well as the Bread Museum with lots of funny and cautionary stories on the subject matter.
In the area of the Izmailovo Kremlin you will find an assembly of unusual little shops, which offer various souvenirs, from the valenki (traditional Russian felt boots) to special chests for keeping a bride's dowry. By the way, the Izmailovo Kremlin is especially popular among the bride couples. Inside the complex there is an operating marriage registry office. The wedding arranged here is called "Imperial" and includes traditional Old Russian ceremonies and celebrations.
Well and, of course, the Kremlin cannot do without traditional Russian cuisine! In the Izmailovo Kremlin there are dozens of restaurants, cafe and taverns with the traditional cuisine. The grandest of them — the Russian Feast Palace - can dine about one thousand people at once.
Address: 73, Izmailovskoye Highway, Moscow
Read about other fairytale places of Moscow.


Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Russian Souvenirs Izmailovo Kremlin    

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Moscow Museum of Modern Art, its Five Branches Artefact - Russian Museum Guide with Augmented Reality Technology Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow Memorial Estates in St. Petersburg First Ever Tour Guide Robot at the Perm Historical Park Russia - My History

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter      submit

Albert Demchenko  Oxford Catalysts Group  Russian business  Monuments to People  Nadezhda Udaltsova  Russian Cinema  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Penza  Russian mobile operators  Russian science  The Golden Ring of Kuzbass  Yuri Gagarin  Zenit St. Petersburg  Russian theatres  Russian tourism  Football  Exhibitions in Moscow  Skolkovo  North Caucasus  Moscow  Festivals in Saint Petersburg  Kazan Station  Pyatigorsk  Federation Tower  Quantum Technologies  Wooden Architecture  St. Petersburg  Russian economy  Rostov-on-Don  Russian scientists  ice entertainment complex  Historical Exhibitions  Bolshoi Theatre  Russian religion  Astrakhan  Russian Steambath  Georgy Taratorkin  Natural Science Exhibitions  Friday Fun  Pskov Region  The Romanov Family  Surgutneftegas  Sergei Vinogradov  Dermatology  Festival December Evenings  Sverdlovsk region  Tudors  Akhmatova Days  Photo Exhibitions  Moscow Urban Forum 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites