Odintsovo - sights: monuments, nature, rest
The city of Odintsovo was first mentioned from the second half of the 15 century. It has a long history, and its inhabitants have repeatedly become participants and witnesses of important events. In addition, many prominent figures of Russian culture often visited Odintsovo.
Attractions of the city can be interesting to fans of both ancient monuments and modern architecture, and young people and families with children will find there a lot of entertainment for every taste.
So, what is interesting about Odintsovo?
Park of rest to them. Hero of Russia L. Lazutina
It's no secret that the ecology of the Moscow region leaves much to be desired. That is why the government of the Ministry of Defense pays special attention to green areas. In particular, relatively recently in the Podushkinsky forest park was equipped with the Sport Park. L. Lazutina Especially will be liked there by lovers of extreme sports who will find entertainment for their liking both in summer and in winter. In the park is laid "Lazutinskaya" track, consisting of 2-x "rings" length of 3 and in 6 km, passing through the park. It is suitable for both skiing in the cold season, and for racing on bicycles, roller skis and rollers.
Local History Museum Odintsovo
Attractions of the city and its history should be started by visiting the address Privokzalnaya Square, 1. There, in an old house built more than 145 years ago, a local history museum is located. Its exposition consists of 5 sections. The first of them is devoted to the history of the city, from ancient archaeological finds to exhibits dating back to the 20 century. Two other halls are devoted to the Second World War, and Literaturny introduces the reserved places of the Moscow region associated with the names of A. Chekhov, A. Pushkin and M. Prishvin. As for the last exposition, it represents the city of Odintsovo in the 20-th century and shows the development of sport and culture.
This "noble's nest" is located directly on the bank of the Moskva River. The manor was built in 1881-1884 by the architect P. Boytsov in an unusual Neo-Gothic style for these places. In Vasilievsky-Marino, the young Herzen liked to spend university vacations, since the estate belonged to his father.
The sights of the estate are a suspended pedestrian bridge across the Moscow River and the existing Resurrection Church, which was built by the Duma clerk Ye. Ukraintsev at 1702-1706 in the place of the former temple.
St. George's Cathedral
This temple is one of the new architectural sights of the capital region.
St. George's Cathedral in Odintsovo was built relatively recently in 2007. At the moment it is considered one of the largest in the Moscow diocese. Particularly noteworthy is the bell tower of the temple with a height of 72 meters. The main relic of the cathedral is a fragment of the relics of St. George the Victorious.
In the village of Gorki, anyone can make a kind of trip and find themselves in an old shop of sweets.
In the Museum of Russian dessert "Konfektnaya" the interior of the provincial bench of the late 19 century was recreated. To do this, his enthusiastic employees carefully studied the description of shop windows, advertising media that were used more than 100 years ago, as well as marketing moves and other features of trading candies, chocolates and other delicacies.
The museum hosts master classes on the preparation of sugar flowers and other confectionery wonders. During the excursion, visitors are invited to try such semi-forgotten traditional Russian desserts as honey mugs, bird cherry pie, jam from cones, etc.
Monument to Odintsu
One of the main attractions of the city is the monument to boyar Odints. It was installed in 2007 year on the main square. The monument depicts the founder of the village Odintsovo Domotkanov Andrey Ivanovich, who himself served Dmitry Donskoy and lived in the second half of the 14 century. His ancient boyar family was descended from the prince of Kasog, Rededi, which is mentioned by the Laurentian Chronicle.
Church in Grebnevo
The temple was built in the early 19 century on the orders of Countess Zubova. The wooden church next to the place where it is, existed from 1673 year. During the Napoleonic invasion the temple was desecrated by the French, but after the liberation of the village of Odintsovo it was consecrated anew. A century after the foundation, Grebnevskaya church was rebuilt and received its modern look. Since the end of the 30-ies of the last century, the temple did not function, and he again opened the doors to believers only in the spring of 1991.
On the territory of Odintsovo district there is a government facility closed to tourists. This is the estate "Gorki", which at the beginning of the 20 century belonged to the famous Russian industrialist Savva Morozova. On the eve of the First World War a spacious house was built there in the style of classicism, where Maxim Gorky spent the last years of his life. It was in Gorki that he wrote his famous novel The Life of Klim Samgin. He was visited by Herbert Wells and Romain Rolland.
Museum of Forgotten Things
In the village of Novoivanovskoe (12 village) there is an institution resembling an old antique shop. In fact, this is the Museum of Forgotten Things, where you can buy any favorite exhibit. That is why the exhibition is constantly changing, and its replenishment is due to citizens who rent all "trash" that has lain in the storerooms.
Museum in Kubinka
This tourist site, located in the vicinity of Odintsovo (there are attractions in the city itself), boasts one of the largest and most famous in the world among the analogues collection of different types of armored vehicles of various historical periods.
It includes tanks, automatic control systems and armored cars from various countries of the world, including unique machines that were produced in scanty series. The museum is working to bring armored vehicles to the running condition, after which such equipment takes part in various military historical shows.
Talking about the sights of the Moscow region, in particular, Odintsovo district, we can not fail to mention the estate of Big Vyazem. It was turned into the Pushkin Museum-Reserve. The village is known 16 century, when it was the patrimony of Boris Godunov. Two centuries later, it was donated by Peter the Great to boyar Golitsyn, who saved the young tsar during the Streltsy rebellion. Manor in the Big Vyazem founded in the 18 century, his descendants. During the Patriotic War 12, Napoleon and Kutuzov spent the night there. Today in the Golitsyn Palace there is an exposition of the Pushkin Museum. On the territory of the estate there is a pond on which you can ride a boat.
You can get to the museum-museum by going by train from Belorussky railway station to Golitsino station and then by bus N 38.
Where to rest in Odintsovo
In the city, as elsewhere in the suburbs, there are many entertaining institutions where you can have a great time. For example, those who are interested in where to go to Odintsovo can do this with their family in the bowling club "Ambar", located on the station square.
Active entertainment is awaiting the residents of Odintsovo and the guests of the city and in Sporting Paintland Park, which is located at the 31-km of Minsk highway. In the warm season, you can relax in the green zone near the Glyzinsky pond. By the way, it is located with everything close to the new and comfortable residential complex "Odintsovo Park".
Children's Park "Malysh"
Is it worth to visit with children of Odintsovo? Attractions and entertainment in this city like even the smallest. In particular, at ul. Youth operates a children's park "Kid". It covers an area of 50 000 m². In the park there are benches for rest and paths for walking. There are several attractions for toddlers.
Now you know the sights of the Moscow region, located in Odintsovo and in its environs, and their examination of the residents of the capital should be devoted to the next weekend.