Arkhangelskoyea, Palace in search of salvation

Soviet Russian Postcard


Stock #: 110005
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: West Moscow
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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One of the most accessible out of town trips, a visit to the beautiful Arkhangelskoye Estate is also a very rewarding one. In summer classical music concerts are regularly held at the estate which is a good excuse to visit. But if you come at another time there is still plenty to do. While most of the buildings are not open to visitors they are suitably extravagant so that you can admire their beauty from the outside. The Italian gardens are scattered with ornate bridges, marble statues, busts and benches made by Italian artists and dating back to the early 1800s. It’s a beautiful place to wander through as is the more rugged terrain below the estate by the river