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Palace Park Tsarina

Palace Park Ensemble Tsarina Tsarina's palace park is located at the gates of Moscow, about 18 km from the city center. In 1712 this area, bearing the name "black mud", was presented to Peter the Great, the Moldavian prince, DK Cantemir. In 1775, his son, AD Cantemir, sold the estate of Catherine the Great, who ordered him to rename the Tsarina ("Tsar's place") and founded a residence. Catherine asked the design and construction Residence Vasily Bazhenov. 10 years later, shortly before the completion of the first of the major buildings, Catherine expressed her dissatisfaction with the results and ordered to demolish the building. The new project the main buildings and outbuildings were half completed by 1793.

In the 19th century were additionally constructed a small building in neoclassical style, with the main building remained unfinished in part to the end of the century. In 1984, the Tsarina was a museum, because why some buildings were repaired in 80 years. 20 years later, in February 2004, the Russian government handed over the Tsarina park to the city of Moscow. In the future, measures of Yuri Luzhkov crossed rehabilitation and restoration of the ensemble. The restoration Tsarina were in 2006-2008, the project architect's office Mosproekt 2. Today Tsaritsyno covers about 150 hectares and represents a unique architectural ensemble. Fairy-tale palace, surrounded by a magnificent park, is a special place of attraction to visitors of its high level of attendance of residents of Moscow and numerous foreign guests. Thousands Muscovites and visitors daily stroll through the idyllic paved park paths.

Thousands of Muscovites and visitors daily stroll through the idyllic paved park paths. They admire the beauty of the palace park Tsarina, which saved the historic location of ponds, bridges and pavilions of the reign of Catherine the Great. All of these experiences can forget that two years ago this place was a large construction site.