The eastern district of Moscow or how to walk in the woods without leaving the city
In the majority view, Moscow is a largea metropolis associated with the Cathedral of St. Basil the Blessed and a group of skyscrapers of the business center "Moscow City". However, on the territory of the capital you can stroll through the forest and fish, without leaving the MKAD. The eastern district of Moscow is an ideal place for lovers of wildlife and for family holidays.
Approaching the metro station Izmailovskaya,unfamiliar with this area people are shocked: the train emerges from the tunnel, and you find yourself in the forest. The only ground station in the Eastern District of Moscow is unique in its own way. The train literally rides along the edge of the forest.
Izmailovsky Forest Park is one of the largestforest tracts in Moscow. It covers not only Izmailovo, but also such areas of the Eastern District of Moscow as Perovo and Golyanovo. In fact, up to the highway Enthusiasts you can walk through the forest, listening to the singing of birds and feeding the squirrels.
In the forest park are severallakes, where in the summer you can watch sunbathers and children feeding ducks, and in winter - numerous skiers. Also, all year round, there are inveterate fishermen with fishing rods.
Fans of a more organized entertainment family vacation will be approached by Izmaylovsky Park, adjacent to the forest of the Eastern District of Moscow.
Here you can:
- To drive on attractions;
- Enjoy the stunning views from the Ferris wheel;
- to swim by boat or catamaran;
- to shoot at the shooting gallery;
- play with husky and hand proteins;
- go to one of the master classes in needlework.
The park is divided into entertaining and sporting parts. In the second there are tennis courts, basketball and volleyball courts, and in the winter a huge ice rink is poured here.
The Ferris wheel is one of the largest in the capital. It immediately opens up several districts of the Eastern Administrative District of Moscow: Izmaylovo, Sokolinaya Hill and partially Perovo.
While children have fun in cognitive-gamingcenter "Firefly", you can spend time with benefit. Especially for sports parents, yoga classes and fitness exercises are conducted every morning during the summer.
The Imperial Estate "Izmailovo"
If you prefer to walk in your free timemuseums, then in the imperial estate "Izmaylovo" there is a great opportunity to join the story right in the bosom of nature. The estate is closely connected with the Romanov family, especially with the name of Peter I.
It was here, in the barn of the Linny Yard, the young PeterI found an English boat, which later became the "grandfather of the Russian fleet", which is currently stored in St. Petersburg. For the first time it was launched into the Izmailovo ponds surrounding the estate.
Currently in the summer period in the rentalboats are available. Everyone can feel an inexpressible feeling of swimming in the very place where the Russian fleet was born. The pond surrounds the estate, so from the water you can fully enjoy the view of the ancient architecture.
In the center of the manor there is a monument to Peter I, surrounded by flower gardens. If you want, you can book an excursion and see the whole island and buildings from the inside.
Melomaniacs will also be satisfied: in the evenings classical concerts of classical music and folk songs are often held here, timed for the holidays.
The Izmailovsky Kremlin
The prefecture of the Eastern District of Moscow is locatedquite far from the center, but if you suddenly want to visit the Kremlin, there is no need to get on the subway. Here there is a Kremlin, though not so ancient, but very beautiful.
Izmailovo Kremlin looks like a real palacefrom a children's fairy tale. It is also called the "gingerbread complex" for the colorful bows. It was for the picturesqueness of the Kremlin that the newlyweds took a fancy: weddings are often played here and wedding photo sessions are held. The territory even has its own registry office and the church of St. Nicholas, where you can marry.
The Kremlin is an ideal place for a family vacation. Children will be happy to visit the Museum of Russian toys, look at the house of Baba-Yaga and take part in master classes on making rag dolls and clay pots. Parents can make them a company, but if you are not a fan of this pastime, you can leave the children, and go to the weekend fair yourself. Also, the opening day is open all week.
On the territory of the complex are quiteunusual museums. For example, a museum of vodka and a museum of bread. If you look at the exhibits suddenly take an appetite, then there are places with traditional Russian cuisine.
All these attractions are inEastern District of Moscow, within the stations "Pervomayskaya", "Izmaylovskaya" and "Partizanskaya", so that on a day off you can catch a walk in the woods and see the museums.