Add to favorite
 
123
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS
russian visa


Marfino Manor
January 30, 2016 01:47


(Source: http://anashina.com/usadba-marfino-4)

This exceptionally cosy and soulful Moscow country manor of red bricks often gets "in a film frame" as a model of residence of noble families.

Today Marfino on the banks of the Ucha river hospitably opens its doors to all travelers. Six centuries ago the owner of the local hunting lands with the adjacent manor was the teacher of Peter I, the Prince Boris Golitsyn, in whose memory a graceful Church of Nativity in the spirit of Golitsyn baroque was left for the descendants. It is surrounded by a beautiful French park with a mirror-like surface of pond, where today you can walk on a boat and explore the church and manor house "from the water."

The boyar’s Son brought to the hammer the property for the debts of his father. Then Marfino came to the Field Marshal Saltykov who turned it into a sample of Catherine's epoch. The Saltykov’s heritage perfectly preserved to nowadays: the former kennel, horse stable, a music pavilion, picturesque gazebo and a rotunda with a statue of Apollo, ornamental bridge and four artificial islands on the pond - Island of Love, Meeting, Expectation and Separation.

You can visit the small Church of St. Peter and Paul that is richly decorated with white-stone decor. The next owner of the manor was the Count Orlov, whose daughter rebuilt the manor house, turning it into the fairy-tale palace, which grandstands on the shore of the Marfino pond today. There was a time when the music and sounds of dance was heard in 24 rooms of this exceptional house.


Sources: http://strana.ru 


Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: Marfino     

Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

Ecotourism in Primorsky Krai Legends of the Oblachnaya Mountain (Cloudy Mountain) Russian National Parks: Ukok Plateau Day Trip to Zvenigorod: Discover Russian Countryside Museum-Reserve Kolomenskoye









Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Russian business  Kalmykia  Yakutia  Archeological Finds  Lenta.ru  Kulikovo Field Museum  Museums of Moscow  Alexey Navalny  Russian Cinema  Supseh  Russian Artist  Easter  Russian regions  St. Petersburg  Krasnodar Territory  Primorsky Territory  Active Travel  Smoking in Russia  Russian souvenirs  Russian government  travel to Russia  amusement park   real estate  Russian tourism  Ushanka  Exhibitions in Moscow  BBC  Eruditor Group  Russian toy stores  Evgeny Plyushchenko  Russian opposition  Russian Photographers  Central Bank  Flowers Ban  Yaroslavl   Architecture Monuments  Russian Duma  Forestry  Russian fashion designers  Adler  Invisible Raincoat  Festivals in Moscow  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Classical Music  Krasnoyarsk  Titian  Toys, Dolls  Freedom Award  Moscow  technology 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites