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An Eco-park With Animals Opened In Kaluga
18.07.2017 21:58
An Eco-park With Animals Opened In Kaluga

An eco-park with animals kept in semi-free conditions has opened on Pravoberezhye (the right bank of the river) in Kaluga. The animals are kept under the supervision of a veterinarian and a team of experts.

      The area of the new park makes up about 5 hectares; animals have not yet inhabited the entire area. It is conceived that the number of animals will grow. For example, it is planned to bring capybaras in the nearest future. All the animals were bought on farms, nurseries and zoos. The exposition is intended primarily for children.

      One of the most valuable features of Kaluga city is that its architectural image, created in the late XVIII – early XIX centuries, preserved almost unchanged. Kaluga can be characterised as the city of classical Russian architecture, which attracts visitors by distinctive landscapes of a traditional Russian city. Kaluga hosts a number of important architectural monuments like, for example, a set of administrative buildings united buy arches - Prisutstvennye Mesta (1780-1787). The area between these buildings is occupied by the Trinity Cathedral (1786) with its impressive dome (17 meters in diameter). The region has a number of museums including the Kaluga Regional Study Museum and its branches in the main historical centres like those of Kozelsk and Borovsk. The museum is always ready to provide visitors with interesting historical details and exciting excursions.

How to get there and away

To cover the distance from Moscow to Kaluga Region usually it takes some 2-3 hours, which convert many of the local tourist attractions in a popular tourist routes for one-day excursions headed from Moscow. Except specially organised bus trips there are also the following ways to get to Kaluga:


by bus from Yugo-Zapadnaya metro-station to Kaluga bus-station;

by suburban train from Kievskaya station to station Kaluga-I or Kaluga-I


Author: Anna Dorozhkina


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