Literary City Tour of Moscow with Leo Tolstoy House Museum

Cultural & Theme Tours in Moscow

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During the excursion you will get acquainted with the history of Khamovniki settlement, which is closely connected with the Russian literature. The country estate is the complex of the memorial buildings with the surrounded territory (the yard and the garden) with the total area of 9,340 sq.m. Leo Tolstoy bought this Country Estate in July 1882. In October 1882 the writer’s family moved to Khamovniki Estate and lived there during the winter seasons until spring 1901.
During the excursion you will get acquainted with the history of Khamovniki settlement, which is closely connected with the Russian literature. You will see beautiful mansions and old buildings of the end of the 18th and the beginning of 19th centuries.The country estate is the complex of the memorial buildings with the surrounded territory (the yard and the garden) with the total area of 9,340 sq.m. The Country Estate main memorial building is the two-storied dwelling house, which was built between 1800 and 1805 years. In the memorial garden of approximately 220 trees there are several trees aged more than 200 years.Leo Tolstoy bought this Country Estate in July 1882. In October 1882 the writer’s family moved to Khamovniki Estate and lived there during the winter seasons until spring 1901. In summer seasons the Tolstoy’s family lived in their family Estate “Yasnaya Polyana”. The Country Estate museum of Leo Tolstoy was open on the 20th of November in 1921. There are more than five thousand of real relics in the sixteen rooms of the Leo Tolstoy House.

What’s included

  • Professional guide's services
  • Entry/Admission - L. Tolstoi's Khamovniki Memorial Estate

What’s not included

  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
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