Within easy reach of half-day excursions, the emblematic Russian countryside offers majestic museums and parks. To see them to the best advantage you should try to make your visits in spring or summer. All of these sights can be reached by metro, though you may have to take a connecting bus or trolley.
POINTS OF INTEREST
In 1812 Napoléon allegedly waited in vain for the keys to Moscow atop Poklonnaya Gora, a hill razed in the…Learn More >
Arkhangelskoye Estate Museum
This striking assemblage was begun at the end of the 18th century for Prince Golitsyn by the French architect Chevalier…Learn More >