It seems that there are no places in modern Moscow where you can yourself like in the medieval capital. excursion in Moscow oprichnina castle of Ivan the Terrible
But if you take a good look around, you can still see the gloomy shadow of the Oprichnina Castle. One of the residences of the Tsar Ivan IV the Terrible, that has fallen over the familiar city. excursion in Moscow oprichnina castle of Ivan the Terrible
The center of the Oprichnina estate formed by Ivan the Terrible was located in the very center of Moscow. Near the Mokhovaya street. Walking with an experienced guide in this area of the city. You will find yourself in Moscow of the 16th century. Pay attention even to what is below the level of urban asphalt. During the excursion you can compare which of two places offered by historians. Is more suitable for such a grandiose structure.
Walktour without descent to the ground
Excursion Ivan the Terrible's Vault
On the tour you will learn: Excursion Ivan the Terrible's Vault
where could be located "podkremlevskoye" dwelling of Ivan the Terrible;
that from itself represented "secret" in which words of death sentences sounded, disgraced boyars;
what "many moves in bottomless dugouts" the historian had in mind, studying the area of the Moscow oprichnina and what artifacts were discovered during the construction of the " Lenin ";
how ancient dungeons are related to the legendary "House on the Bones";
Could the name of the Arbat district mean the curvature of the city? "
Where: metro station "Lenin Library" or "Alexander Garden", near the monument to F.М. To Dostoevsky