On the banks of the Yauza River, a metropolitan area with a rich history awaits you. It became the urban planning laboratory of Peter I: a lot happened here for the first time in Russia. In the varied Lefortovo, you will stroll through the park, which was equal to the parks of St. Petersburg; see the old hospital and the classic Catherine Palace. And I will tell you how the Lefortovo area appeared and how it changed. Group excursion Duration 2 hours Group size up to 10 people Children Without children How it goes On foot Rating 4.86 on 7 reviews 650 rubles per person
What awaits you
Names and landmarks Lefortovo On a walk, we will find the oldest bridge in Moscow, talk about the creation of the first state medical institution, walk along the Soldier's Sloboda and see its main decoration - the regimental church of Peter and Paul. At the Catherine Palace of the 18th century, I will tell you how the royal residence was transformed into military barracks
In a couple of hours, the iconic names of the historic district will sound more than once: you will learn about Franz Lefort, who organized a soldier's settlement here, about the versatile personality of Nicholas Bidloo, about Princess Shakhovskoy.
Alleys of Lefortovo Park Why was it called Versailles on the Yauza? You will understand this by walking along the paths of the park under the linden trees. Walk along the Venera dam, admire the famous Rastrelli grotto, find an elegant rotunda pavilion with the first monument to Peter the Great in Moscow, and simply enjoy the silence in the big city.
At the beginning of the tour, we will need to take a tram (the trip will take no more than 15 minutes).
The beginning of the excursion is in the Baumanskaya metro area. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking. History and architecture Parks and estates36