Gogol Memorial Rooms
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Gogol Memorial Rooms information
Lonely Planet review
The 19th-century writer Nikolai Gogol spent his final tortured months here. The rooms – now a small but captivating museum – are arranged as they were when Gogol lived here. You can even see the fireplace where he famously threw his manuscript of Dead Souls . An additional reading room contains a library of Gogol’s work and other reference materials about the author. The quiet courtyard contains a statue of the emaciated, sad author surrounded by some of his better-known characters in bas-relief.