Krasnogorsk is a small city in West Moscow Oblast that is best known for its 18-hole golf course, the Moscow Country Club Resort, where Moscow's finest come to play. But even with out the allure of 18 holes, the city is worth a visit for its two large classical estates, one of which (Arkhangelskoye) is one of the finest in Moscow Oblast.
Take the Volokolamsk Shosse (Highway) from Moscow.
By elektrichkas from Moscow's Rizhsky train station to Pavshino station.
The fastest way to get to Arkhangelskoye Estate is to take a bus 549 or 541 to "Arhangelskoye" stop or minibus 151 to "Sanatorii" stop from Tushino metro station. From Pavshino train station you can take buses 524 or minibus 24 to stop "Sanatorii".
- Znamenskoye-Gubailovo Estate (near the city center). A beautiful 18th-century classical estate that is undergoing restoration, which was regularly visited by Moscow literati, including the great Russian writer, Andrey Bely. At its center is the 17th-century Znamenskoye Church and to the north, landscaped parks.
- Arkhangelskoye Estate (2 km to the southwest of the city), ☏ , ✉ email@example.com. 10:00–17:00 daily. A 17th-century estate, which belonged to the fabulously wealthy Yusupov family, is now a popular estate-museum, which hosts classical and jazz music concerts in the summer
- Le Meridien Moscow Country Club Resort, 1 Nakhabino Prospekt, ☏ , fax: , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org. A very ritzy country club resort with luxury dachas, a hotel, and 18 holes.
- Chez Vero, 123 Tsentralnaya ul., ☏ . European, Russian, and seafood, has a bar and dancing.
- Pizza-on-Tiggi, 25 Ylinskoye ul., ☏ , fax: , ✉ email@example.com. Pizzeria that delivers within Krasnogorsk.
The most popular places to sleep might be at the Arkhangelskoye Estate and Le Meridien, but of course Krasnogorsk has hotels of its own:
- Kroshka Enot, 21 Vokzalnaya ul.. A small 4-star hotel with the option of a jacuzzi bath.
- Zorky, 4 Oktyabrskaya ul.. A 3-star option.
But there are loads of better options in Moscow and Krasnogorsk makes an easy day trip.
- Consider heading onwards from Moscow to historic Volokolamsk.