Private 4-Hour Tour of Kuskovo Estate
Our amazing tour includes the top highlights of "the Moscow Versailles", Kuskovo, a perfect example of an 18th century Muscovite country residence. Enjoy the luxurious classical Palace, splendid French gardens and learn about the life of Russian nobility.
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- Explore a true example of an 18th Century country residence for Moscow's nobility on this tour of the Kuskovo estate
- Admire the picturesque French gardens and orangery, as well as the luxurious Palace and Grotto interior
- Enjoy a tour of the palace's mirrored dining hall and ornate rooms featuring frescoes, tapestries, chandeliers and marble urns
DescriptionWe invite you to Kuskovo estate, a perfect example of the 18th century Muscovite country residence. Walk through the picturesque park with formal French gardens, ponds and sculptures, as our guide tells you about the life of Russian nobility and shows you the luxurious interior of the Palace and Grotto. For many years, Kuskovo served as the summer residence of the Sheremetevs family, one of the wealthiest and most powerful in Russia. The estate comprises the central palace and a number of smaller buildings and architectural constructions dotted throughout an extensive landscape park, which includes formal French gardens, ponds, lakes, as well as Russian and Italian sculptures. The central place in the Kuskovo estate belongs to the palace, which almost resembles a wedding-cake. The interior decorations of the palace include a mirrored dining hall, tapestries, marble urns, frescos, oak panels, crystal chandeliers, golden ornamentations and other exquisite decorations made of precious metals and semi-precious stones to emphasize the Sheremetevs fame, wealth and power. Behind the palace in Kuskovo there is a charming geometrically laid out French garden with yellow, white and green grottos. The estate also features Italian cottage, which comprises a miniature palace, the Green Theater, the Orangery and the magnificent Ceramics Museum.
IncludesEntrance fee and tour of the Palace, Grotto and park Personal guide and interpreter Round-trip transfer by private car/mini-van Meals Entrance fees to other pavilions
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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