Many old churches are scattered around Kolomenskoye. The most amazing is the Church of the Ascension (also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built in the first half of the 16th
century It's probably one of the most beautiful churches in the whole of Moscow. The French composer Hector Berlioz wrote about it: " Here in the mysterious silence, amid the harmonious beauty of the finished form, I beheld architecture of a new kind. I beheld man soaring on high. And I stood amazed."
During our tour you will also see the House of Peter I. It is the only Moscow memorial museum devoted to the famous Russian Tsar. It was built for Peter the Great in 1702 in the north of Russia when the Tsar spent several months there, controlling the construction of the Novodvinskaya fortress.
Church of our Lady of Kazan