A day out of Moscow

Ostafievo estate

Ostafievo was a country estate belonging to  Vyazemsky and his descendants. Vyazemsky (1792-1878) was a Russian count from a well-known aristocratic family. He was poet, writer, historian, interpreter and a political leader. The estate was frequently visited by poets from … read more →

Serednikovo country estate

This is a wonderful example of a traditional pre revolutionary country estate owned by the Russian. Belonging to the Stolipin family, Lermontov, one of Russia’s most important poets used to spend a lot of time there. Many Russians disagree on … read more →