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Yasnaya Polyana, Lev Tolstoy Estate Museum

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A really nice place for wellbeing, good air, rich history & beautiful landscapes.

A beautiful estate of Tolstoi family full of ponds, hills, archives, a gallery house, the main... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Nellllie
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Moscow, Russia
Wonderful place to see!

We have visited the Tolstoy House Museum in Moscow, also, and recommend both. They are very... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2016
jotjensen
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Yasnaya Polyana Settlement, 2B, Yasnaya Polyana 301214, Russia
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

A beautiful estate of Tolstoi family full of ponds, hills, archives, a gallery house, the main building, apple garden, house stable (kids school for horse riding) and a forest/ park. Should be stunning at blossoming time! Advise arriving earlier since in some cases all the...More

2  Thank Nellllie
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We have visited the Tolstoy House Museum in Moscow, also, and recommend both. They are very different yet both interesting and personable. We had a friend translate the guided tour (to visit inside his house, you need to be part of a tour). Make sure...More

1  Thank jotjensen
Reviewed 16 May 2016

I visited this place with a fioncee and her family. Place is an unique in the world; the sense of calm and peace surrounds you when you enter the area. Area is well kept and provides a lot of interesting sights as Leo Tolstois home...More

1  Thank Jukka S
Reviewed 14 August 2015

A good tip: when you get off the train station do not pick up any taxi's soliciting for business at the gates (in general dont pick up taxis in the street in Russia at all, much better to call them or ask someone to call...More

4  Thank George P
Reviewed 23 June 2014

A beatiful place to touch the history of how Leo Tolstoy lived. Big territory to pace it and to get into peaceful state of mind. Some building are not in their best order, that's somewhat the shame of our society of not appreciating our own...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2012

Last week we were on absolutely amazing trip to Yasnaya Polyana. Being not really far from Moscow (2h ride) it appeared to us the perfect way to spend a long weekend. Yasnaya Polyana is a manor, the whole territory of which now is a museum....More

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Response from Nellllie | Reviewed this property |
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Serena L
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Response from jotjensen | Reviewed this property |
We just bought tickets when we arrived--on a Saturday. The guided tours are in Russian, by the way. The cost for an English guide is very expensive. We had a Russian friend translate for us. Are you Russian speaking?
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