Catherine Park - a historical place of rest

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In Moscow between Suvorovskaya square, Olympic Avenue and Trifonovskaya street is located the Catherine Park. It takes quite a large area - 16 hectares. This picturesque town is a monument and a splendid example of landscape art.

Catherine ParkHistory

Until the fifteenth century, the territory of the green zone was not developed. Its significant part is occupied by meadows, groves and pastures. Starting from the XVI century the area situated along the bed of the river flowing here Gravity, began to actively build up. Thus there appeared the Holy cross monastery, Tsarskoye Selo, and later – the Church Tryphon. In the eighteenth century in the area starting to built a country estate of count Saltykov V., near which was subsequently is a small Park with a pond. In 1807 the manor rebuilt, this time it is Catherine women's Institute.

Gradually begin to rise and the areas of the Park, there are two major streets. In 1888 Alexander Zimmer-Commerce adviser and honorary citizen – leases a small part of the territory, where she creates a plant nursery, experimental station, as well as numerous greenhouses and hotbeds. Ekaterininsky Park in MoscowIn the twentieth century the Catherine Park significantly transformed. Instead of the Church Trifon built hotel building CDKA, river Samoteka was enclosed in an underground pipe and through the green area paved Olympic Avenue. Today Ekaterininsky Park in Moscow features a Museum of the Armed Forces and the art Studio im. Grekov.

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Our days

In 1999, on the initiative of the mayor the decision on creation in the territory of green zones of the complex for social services and cultural activities of veterans. Catherine Park is more and more beautified, today it is a comfortable and environmentally friendly recreation area almost in the center of the capital. Find here a place for creativity of photographers and artists. Catherine Park-a great place for family holidays. It is equipped with playgrounds, recreation areas for elderly people. For active Muscovites provided by the equipment outdoors, boat rental, soccer field, zorb (a huge inflatable ball). The recreation area also has a small chapel, open to parishioners almost around the clock.

Catherine Park, Pushkin

Pushkin the Catherine ParkThis amazing masterpiece of landscape art includes features of various styles. Its name he received because, located near St Petersburg, Catherine Palace. The lay-out of the green zone gardeners worked I. focht and J. rosin. When visiting Pushkin, the Catherine Park and many architectural buildings of this place, you can see the features of different styles and eras. The oldest part of the green zone is called “the Old garden”. Here at the initiative of Catherine II in the XVIII century a gazebo, covered alleys and ponds. An English garden created in the second half of the eighteenth century, is situated beyond the Cameron gallery. It is filled with architectural structures resembling the forms of ancient Roman monuments and buildings in imitation of Chinese motifs.

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