Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Kuskovo

The students of art school doing art in Kuskovo mansion.

Kuskovo is the summer country house of Sheremetev's noble family, constructed in mid 18th century. More than 20 unique buildings are available for research nowadays, including the Palace, the Grotto, the Large Stone Greenhouse, the ancient Church, etc. The estate's point of interest is the French Garden with its ponds, pavilions and marbles.
 The Dutch house was constructed 1749 in memory of epoch of Peter's the First and his passion for the Netherlands. The house is decorated inside with tiles from Delft and old Dutch furniture.  
The view of the Kuskovo Palace, church and bell tower.
I will post more photos of the beautiful area in my next posts.

Wiki (Eng) about Kuskovo.

Google map.

Posted by Irina.

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