Our trip will take place through historical, but undeservedly forgotten corners of Moscow from Presnya to Kuntsev. Now the Western direction is the most prestigious in the capital, during the years of Soviet power it was favored by party leaders and those close to them. But from ancient times these places attracted princes, voivod, kings and The noblest nobles, the richest merchants and patrons of art. The richest layer of the history of the multinational state of Russia keeps these places, which once belonged to the main heroes of the Kulikovo battle. You will find out where was the lake, which was considered by local residents a miraculous water basin with living water, where the prince, the local prince of Serpukhov, the grandson of Ivan Kalita Vladimir Andreevich the Brave Serpukhovskaya Don, drew his strength after many difficult campaigns and bloody battles, and where he built his princely palaces and Manor, on the lands of some hero of that great battle, built his beloved neighbor's dacha, Comrade Stalin. We will visit not the territory where the palace of the Georgian kings and the Armenian nobility stood, we will look into the corner of Georgia on Moscow land, miraculously preserved to our days - an unusual temple with completely unusual paintings for us in the national Georgian spirit, where you can hear the famous Georgian polyphony, in a bakery The temple to treat authentic Georgian dishes, and right on the street to get acquainted with the diversity of creativity of the most famous Moscow Georgian of our days - Zurab Tsereteli, who now lives on "generic Georgians Moscow area. We recall why these places were chosen by the Polish community, which erected here in the early 20th century one of the most beautiful and magnificent buildings of Moscow - the main cathedral of the Russian Catholics Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary, and next to this beautiful corner of Europe we admire the magnificence of the ancient Russian architectural pattern, with Trembling love recreated by the collector and philanthropist Shchukin for his richest historical collection. We will find out where the famous exhibition hall of artists of the Soviet underground was located on the small Georgian and where was the last apartment of Vladimir Vysotsky. Let's recall where was the very first memorial in Moscow of the memory of the heroes of 1812 and the famous owners of the once splendid Studenetz manor where this sculptural memorial was located and where the heads of the Moscow governor-general AA Zakrevsky, the Moscow governor-general AA Zakrevsky, circled the heads of the great Russian poets and brilliant Moscow chevaliers Copper Venus "," Cleopatra of the Neva ", as AS called it. Pushkin. Let's visit The patrimonial patrimony of the boyars of Miloslavsk and Naryshkin, visit the unique baroque church of the Intercession in Fili, added by UNESCO to the list of "Treasures of the World" and immerse ourselves in the atmosphere of ancient Byzantium and early Christian symbols in the Manor of the Sign of the Mother of God in Kuntsevo. Let us recall the remarkable traditions of Russian philanthropy and the contribution to the Russian history and culture of the Morozovs, Shelaputin and Kozma Soldatenkov. The beginning at 11:00 Art. M. " Mayakovskaya " , st. Big Garden, 16 at the entrance to the garden "Aquarium".
Very interesting and informative excursion to historical places of Moscow. Many historical facts, of which I did not know and did not guess, like such - on what ponds is now the zoo, the Khrunichev plant in the past was a factory of the German Junkers, the history of industrialists and patrons of Soldatenkov, Shelaputin, Solodovnikov and their contribution to the development of the city. Now everything is forgotten ... Too little time for such an excursion. And thank you very much Irina Irina Viktorovna for the endless stream of knowledge on the history of Moscow!