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L. Tolstoi's Khamovniki Memorial Estate

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“Very atmospheric”
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“A Step Back in Time”
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Lva Tolstogo St., 21 | Metro: Park Kultury, Moscow 119034, Russia
+7 499 246-94-44
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Reviewed 31 October 2011

Tolstoy stayed several different places in the Moscow area. He rented this modest house in the 1880's - 1890's. Price is 200 R per person, plus 130 R if you want to take photos. You can look in on the bedrooms and walk through the...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

The garden is a bit small & you are offered apples from the grounds but they had "black spot" when we were there. The house: you wear plastic bags over your shoes to protect the floor. The guide speaks only Russian but out tour guide...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

A tour around the house and garden of Leo Tolstoy made for an interesting and informative experience. To protect the floors, you have to wear blue plastic overshoes. You will see authentic furniture in the various rooms he and his large family (8 of 13...More

Thank Jacki51
Reviewed 7 June 2017

... especially, if you do not have time to make the day trip to Jasnaja Poljana. And we would strongly recommend to book a guide, after two hours we were so much enlighted so that we will start to re-read his famous works.

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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

If you love Tolstoi as much as I do, you will surely enjoy a visit to his former house in Moscow, to see the way he used to live with his family, his study!! The desk where he would sit and write his masterpieces. To...More

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is the winter home where Leo Tolstoy lived and wrote his last epic Resurrection. It's a small estate in comparison to his great literary influence. A place of spiritual awakening.

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Reviewed 28 October 2016

We went for a guided tour of Tolstoi's home - it was very entertaining, and the guide was very knowledgable. It was interesting, even for our teens.

Thank Lars G
Reviewed 18 October 2016

These grounds and buildings are very quaint and well kept. You can go into the house itself for around £4.50 but I didn't bother. This is really one for avid Tolstoi fans plus it's extremely hard to find and a long walk from the metro...More

Thank jordanellie41
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Even if you don t know who Leo Tolstiy is, you should jump to the unique opportunity to see a genuine Moscovite house with a lovely garden right in Moscow city center. It is giving you an idea of how people described in novels lived...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This house is like stepping back in time to when Tolstoy used to live here with his large family. Whilst he employed 10 servants he was a simple man cutting logs etc himself. The museum displays original furniture in each of the many rooms, with...More

Thank B8841QVsteves
Reviewed 10 June 2016

I live close by and i like to walk inside the park,just to walk or seat there and read the books. If you like his works or you just like the quite small parks or check the human-being of L.Tolstoi - its right place to...More

Thank Rodion S
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Khamovniki could be considered a city of its own –
here it’s possible to find some of Moscow’s most
important cultural institutions such as the Pushkin
State Museum of Fine Arts, the Novodevichy Convent and
Trubetskikh Estate, great sport locations such as
Luzhniki stadium and aqua complex, and long and
beautiful Luzhniki embankment. Pick your preferred
form of transport to explore the area – bicycle or
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