Ostankino Palace

Moscow, Russia

Ostankino Palace is a former summer residence and private opera theatre of Sheremetev family. Extant historical Ostankino includes the main wooden palace, built in 1792-1798 around a theater hall, with adjacent Egyptian and Italian pavilions, a 17th-century Trinity church, and fragments of the old Ostankino park with a replica of Milovzor folly.

Ostankino Palace is the real gem of Russian art of the 18th century, where the theatrical room with a stage, auditorium, makeup rooms, architecture, sculpture, painting, graphics and decorative art are in unison. The palace was built according to the plan and order of Count Nikolai Petrovich Sheremetev - one of the most distinguished and wealthy people of his time. Sheremetev was passionate about the theater, had a magnificent troupe of serf actors, so the heart of the summer residence was a theater with a unique theatrical machinery. The interiors of the main halls have preserved the original decor and decoration. Special elegance is attached to the halls of lighting fixtures made of crystal, bronze, gilded carved wood. Construction continued from 1792 to 1795, although the first projects date back to 1790, and the final decoration by 1799.



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Founded: 1790
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Russia

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Гия Санадзе (18 months ago)
Очень красивое место. Куда прекрасней райской кущи.
Nastya Kelaseva (18 months ago)
Очень понравился останкинский парк! Чистота, очень красиво, пруд с лодками, классные площадки для детей! Вернемся сюда обязательно
Владимир М. (18 months ago)
Все ещё на реставрации. Но даже сквозь забор впечатляет. Работ не видно. Не уверен, что получится сохранить атмосферу - мне очень нравится деревянный забор и флигели с выцветшей штукатуркой... Вид старинной усадьбы. Не превратили бы в китайский новодел...
Boris P. Smirnov (19 months ago)
Усадьба музей "Останкино " стоит в строительных лесах лет 20 или больше. ..
Sergey Petrushin (4 years ago)
Amazing place.
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