Konstantinovo Travel Guide

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Konstantinovo Things to Do

  • Estate of L.Kashina

    There is “a house with an attic” belonged local landowner L.Kashina nearby to the S.Yesenin's memorial house-museum on the opposite side of the rural area.It stands in a wonderful park of bushes of lilacs and jasmines. Now it is a museum of a poem "Anna Snegina" which welcomes numerous admirers of poetry of Sergey Yesenin. This building is among a...

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  • Chapel of the Holy Spirit

    The chapel in honor of the Holy Spirit was restored in the center of the village in 2002 opposite to the Church of Our Lady of Kazan. Architect S.Varganov.You can watch my 3 min 55 sec HD Video Ryazan-Konstantinovo Yesenin slide-show out of my Youtube channel.Waken me early tomorrow,Dear mother, patient and kind!I'll go past the boundary barrowTo...

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  • Izba (hut) and Barn

    There is “Izba” or a hut under a hatched roof in a garden among apple-trees and cherries. Yesenin's family built it after a fire in August, 1922.There is a unique apple-tree which was kept since that times. During this big fire Yesenin's house has burned down almost completely.The parents of the poet with his younger sister Aleksandra lived in this...

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  • House of Yesenin’s parents

    In the center of the village, opposite to the Church of Our Lady of Kazan, under crones of sprawling willows, there is a timbered “low house” with three windows on wide side. It keeps memory of the Great Russian poet Sergey Aleksandrovich Yesenin.140 years passed since then when in 1871 the grandfather of the poet Nikita Osipovich Yesenin bought...

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  • Church of Our Lady of Kazan

    This is the Church where Sergey Yesenin was baptized.The Church was first mentioned in 1619.The stone Church was constructed in 1779.In 1937 local authorities placed a warehouse for grain in the Church.Since 1972 the building of a temple was transferred to a museum and after restoration it was used as a showroom.In 1990 under the petition of...

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  • School of Yesenin

    The history of the school in Konstantinov begins in 1879 when peasants and local landowner S.G.Kuprijanov submit the application on opening school, and the rural society endows for this purpose 60 roubles. Within summer of 1898 the new school building for 120 pupils was erected. Sergey Yesenin finished this school in 1909. This school existed till...

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  • Elementary School of Konstantinovo

    In XIX c there were a classification: village with church and elementary school was called "selo", the village w/o - "derevnya".So, Konstantinovo is a selo.In elementary school pupils study just few things - to read, to write and the God's Law. To continue education they should leave parents house at the age of 12 and go to the town. S. Esenin...

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  • Estate of Lidia Kashina

    Lidia Kashina is a prototype of the literary hero - Anna Snegina.Kashin estate has very spectacular position - on the high bank of Oka river, with nice park around.

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  • Hut of the Poet's Mother

    Typical Russian peasants house of XX c. Looks rather modern from outside. You can find thousands of such houses across the country.

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Konstantinovo Transportation

  • How to get to Konstantinovo

    From Moscow:By train “Moscow-Ryazan”, or by electric train (electrichka) to Rybnoye station, and by bus #132 to Konstantinovo then.From Ryazan:From the Central bus-station to Konstantinovo 6:10 9:40 13:40 18:35 (every day),7:00 11:00 16:00 18:25 (Fryday-Sunday).From Moscow by car along M4 about 170 km.

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  • River Cruise

    The most wonderful, but very expensive way to get to Konstantinovo is a river cruise. There are a number of ships that go along rivers Moskva - Oka - Volga - Moscow Channel. The whole cruise tooks 9 days. One of those days you will be able to visit Konstantinovo.The usual price varies from $300 to $1000 per person for the whole 9 days.

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  • By Car or by Tourist Bus

    The most popular way to get to Konstantinovo is car or tourist bus. Konstantinovo is located not far from Ryazan (administrative center of the region). It is about 20 km from Ryazan towards Moscow to the town of Rybnoye (the closest railway station) and about 20 km from Rybnoye to the north. If your are going from Moscow - it is about 170 km in...

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Konstantinovo Off The Beaten Path

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    Lonely Chapel

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Written Nov 12, 2010

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    You will see a lonely Chapel between the Church of Our Lady of Kazan and the bank coast of the Oka River.
    It was restored in 1970th. Sergey Yesenin loved to create poems while sitting there and watching magnificent landscape…

    You can watch my high resolution photo of Konstantinovo on the Google Earth according to the following coordinates 54° 52' 1.91" N 39° 36' 16.55" E or on my Google Earth Panoramio Lonely Chapel.

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Konstantinovo Favorites

  • State Historical Museum-Reserve

    In 1965 when Russia was celebrating the 70 anniversary from the date of Sergey Aleksandrovich Yesenin birth, the house of the poet found its new destiny - the memorial museum opened in Konstantinovo.In 1970 the memorial park was established there.The bronze monument to the poet of the known sculptor A.A.Bichuk was installed on October, 2007.The...

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  • Sergey Yesenin

    Sergey Yesenin was a Russian lyrical poet. He was one of the most popular and well-known Russian poets of the 20th century. He was born on 21 September 1895 in Konstantinovo and died 27 December 1925 in S.Petersburg.Hey there, Russia…Hey there, Russia, mother country,Cottages in icon guise...Never-ending land of wonder,Vistas blue that suck the...

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  • Oka River

    Oka is the largest right tributary of the Volga. It flows through the regions of Oryol, Tula, Kaluga, Moscow, Ryazan, Vladimir, and Nizhny Novgorod. It is navigable over a large part of its total length, as far upstream as to the town of Kaluga. Its length exceeds 1,500 kilometres. Moscow sits on one of the Oka's tributaries—the Moskva...

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