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  • Lyublino Estate - Durasov Palace
    Lyublino Estate - Durasov Palace
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  • Lyublino Estate - Durasov Palace
    Lyublino Estate - Durasov Palace
    by Kuznetsov_Sergey
  • Lyublino Estate - Map
    Lyublino Estate - Map
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Lyublino Transportation

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    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Jan 20, 2008

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    The district of Lyublino was originally a town before being swallowed by Moscow when the city expanded in 1961. So in fact Lyublino is situated in Moscow and be reached by metro.

    Volzhskaya Metro Station is located in Lyblinskaya line right next door to Lyublino.
    Address: Letnaja street, 1.

    Best way from “Volzghskaya” metro station on foot (a map on the second pic).
    Another way: "Tekstilshiki" metro station then by trolley bus N50 or buses N29, N54, N623 up to stop "Platform Lyublino".

    You may find a way http://mosday.ru/map/?o=32

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    • Museum Visits

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Lyublino Off The Beaten Path

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    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Jan 21, 2008

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    After restoration of the palace a new sculpture "Herculaneum Large Woman" in antique clothes - a copy of an exhibit of the Dresden gallery was erected on a roof of the Palace.

    In 1711, workers digging a well in the small town of Resina, Italy, found three mostly intact marble statues of draped women. Heralding the discovery of ancient Herculaneum, the sculptures are known today as the Large and Small Herculaneum Women. Locals call the statue "Herculanjanka" and love her very much.

    You may see the original of the Herculaneum Large Woman (Dresden Gallery) on my second photo or http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/herculaneum_women/

    Roman, A.D. 40–60
    Marble
    H: 77 15/16 in.
    VEX.2007.1.1
    Skulpturensammlung, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden

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    Lyublino - Theatre school

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Updated Jan 20, 2008

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    Up till now were partially kept the following buildings: a house of the managing director, a wing in which the board for nobiliary children was placed, a part of a building of the palace greenhouse, the reconstructed buildings of theatre and theatrical school.

    In a distance from the Durasov palace there is a group of constructions of a horse court yard (a stable and two wings) and constructions of economic purpose.

    All buildings are constructed in style of mature classicism.

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    • Architecture

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    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Updated Jan 20, 2008

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    Favorite thing: This ancient Russian residence is a fantastic complex, directly related to all of the Russian culture ancestry. The construction of this architectonical jewel, build initially as a village town and nowadays being part of Moscow’s metropolitan area, can be dated back to the XVI century.

    The history of region Lublino takes the beginning from times False-Dmitry, which with mutinous polish soldiers and adjoined to him Kazaks went on Moscow just through these grounds. Under the legends, after a campaign Kazaks master under housing accommodation wild fields and woods. Already in XVIII century a small country Lublino was established there, which belonged to prince Prozorovsky. Soon he sold it to a real councilor of state Nikolay Durasov.

    The Lyublino Residence (that held the name of the village and today is the name of the neighborhood where it stands) how it stands today, is the same at it stood at the beginning of the XIX century when constructed by a famous Russian architect and afterward bought by Nikolay Durasov, a rich landowner.

    Along the years, the house has been the perfect resting, and above all, living place for important Russian figures of state and foreigners of noble stance. The Manor may be considered as a perfect example of Classical architecture inserted in natural and picturesque scenery.

    In 1917 a railway workers' club was established in the recently vacated manor house, and in 1937 a leisure park was opened to the public on the estate.

    You may watch Lyublino Estate in 1830, Lyublino Estate in 1909 on my 2nd pic, Lyublino Estate after a storm, Lyublino Estate Interier in XIX century on my 4th and 5th pics.

    I took these pics from here Book by Korobko.

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