Red Chambers of the 17th century Historical and Cultural Centre (Istoriko-kulturnyi tsentr Krasnye Palaty 17-ogo Veka), Moscow
2 Ozernaya Ulitsa, Moscow 119
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The Red Chambers were originally built in the 17th century and belonged to Russian noble families like the Golitsyns, ... More
Red Chambers of the 17th century Historical and Cultural Centre (Istoriko-kulturnyi tsentr Krasnye Palaty 17-ogo Veka)
The Red Chambers were originally built in the 17th century and belonged to Russian noble families like the Golitsyns, Golovins and Lopukhins. Since 1713, the chambers belonged to Prince Golitsyn, who became an Astrakhan' mayor and a general of the Russian fleet. Today the cultural center includes an exhibition gallery, a concert hall and a restaurant. The gallery presents monthly exhibits of paintings and sculptures by Moscow and Russian artists. From September to June the center holds chamber concerts and theatre plays. From June to July the center organizes traditional flower shows over a period of 4 to 6 days.
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