Inside this cottage, the birthplace of writer and dramatist Leonid Andreev, there is a beautiful piano and examples of Andreev’s art and photography: he was an early Russian exponent of colour photography and his compositions are remarkable.
Leonid Andreev House Museum
Western European Russia
Nearby Western European Russia attractions
1. Nikolai Leskov House Museum
Author and journalist Nikolai Leskov (1831–95), who wrote the book on which the opera Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk is based, is remembered at this museum. It's…
2. Ivan Bunin Museum
There’s a good collection of photos and other documents relating to the Nobel Prize–winning writer (no English captions, however), plus a 'Paris Room’…
3. Turgenev Museum
Turgenev’s estate, Spasskoe-Lutovinovo, may be the literary mecca around these parts, but not to be outdone, Oryol has this museum filled with old photos…
4. Regional Museum
Not essential viewing but hosts some good temporary exhibitions and has displays on regional history and archaeology.
5. Ivan The Terrible Monument
Unveiled in late 2016, Russia's first monument to the formidable 16th-century tsar, Ivan the Terrible, has caused plenty of controversy. Locals protested…
6. Military History Museum
This detailed museum covers military history through the years, including the Napoleonic War, Russian Civil War, WWI and WWII, as well as more recent…
7. Turgenev Statue
Inside the City Park of Culture & Rest you'll find this statue dedicated to the famous writer Turgenev, who was born in Oryol in 1818.
8. City Park of Culture & Rest
There's an amusement park (аттракционы) at the northeastern end of this leafy riverside park and a statue of the Russian novelist, Ivan Turgenev. You can…